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Leptosia alcesta sylvicola


Leptosia alcesta sylvicola
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Copyright: Luciano Gollini (lousat) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6253 W: 89 N: 15392] (64439)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2018-11-29
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC HX200V
Exposure: f/4, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2018-12-09 4:09
Viewed: 164
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
FIRST TIME ON TN

Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Genus: Leptosia
Species:L. alcesta sylvicola (Boisduval, 1833)

Leptosia alcesta, the African wood white or flip flop, is a butterfly of the family Pieridae, found in Africa.
The wingspan is 30–40 mm in males and 35–42 mm in females. The adults fly year-round, peaking from March to May.
The larva feed on Richea species, Capparis fascicularis, and Capparis brassii.

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A rare and beautiful species from Madagascar, Luciano.
The whole butterfly looks so delicate and soft.
TFS
Ram

hello Luciano
very good sharpness picture of this beautiful butterfly
great shot thanks gr lou

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  • mamcg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 324 W: 12 N: 87] (8970)
  • [2018-12-09 6:45]

Well exposed and nicely framed,
Excellent superb heart touching.
T F S.

Ciao Luciano, meno spettacolare della prima, ma altro colpo grosso, gran first time, hai reso in maniera fantastica il tenue verdino delle ali e i dettagli sono strepitosi, bravissimo, ciao Silvio

Hello Luciano,
A spectacular image with great light and contrast. Excellent details and composition.....
Marius.

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 141 W: 0 N: 426] (8285)
  • [2018-12-10 4:05]

beautiful..

This is really very nice.

Hi Luciano
The exposure and sharpness are the best.
Interesting species.

Tfs & regards

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 225 W: 1 N: 529] (5735)
  • [2018-12-19 13:39]

Hi Luciano
Beautiful picture of this butterfly. Yes it is a pieridae your picture is showing its beauty.
Thank you for sharing it.

Hello Luciano,
Again first time! 😕
Congratulation again for your finding, Luciano.
Beautiful butterfly with off white colored wing. Perfect background and light. Good work.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards,
Srikumar

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