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Mycalesis dorothea

Mycalesis dorothea
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Copyright: MIKE WNR (drmw) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 15 W: 0 N: 98] (1192)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2003-10
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 60D, Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Satyrinae - Worldwide - 2 - [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-01-08 5:24
Viewed: 4033
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Mycalesis dorothea ( Bicyclus dorothea)

No common name.

A bush brown.


A very common satyrid in forest in Ghana.

This one photographed in forest edge in Bobiri Nat. reserve, Ghana.

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Hello Mike! Amazing lightnes and sharpness. Beautiful colors. Good capture. Well done!

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  • batu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1079 W: 293 N: 4497] (16383)
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Hello Mike,
a nice picture of this Bicyclus species which I would like to include in a planned TN-Theme on Satyrinae. Is that o.k?
Among the numerous very similar species of the genus, dorothea is easily recognized by its coloration which is nicely reproduced by your picture.
Best wishes, Peter

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