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Lesser Purple Emperor

Lesser Purple Emperor
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Copyright: Jan Gaisler (honza) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 533 W: 0 N: 720] (4197)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-06-24
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/100 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-06-28 3:15
Viewed: 3742
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Lesser Purple Emperor
Apatura ilia

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Apaturinae

Wing span: 65 - 70 mm.

Caterpillars feed on Populus tremulae and Populus nigra.

Adults fly in June and July.
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  • Great 
  • cloud Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 497 W: 111 N: 1535] (9539)
  • [2007-06-28 3:38]

Hello Jan,
wery well done, the little stones are beautiful bk for this butterfly.
Best regards, Pawel

  • Great 
  • pvb Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 385 W: 16 N: 531] (1981)
  • [2007-06-28 6:41]

Hi Jan,
This is very well done, you achieved high sharpness on the entire butterfly. Good details and great colours.
TFS Paula

  • Great 
  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2007-08-01 8:04]

Hello JAn,
Fantastic close capture of this beauty! Very sharp details and fine colours. I wish we had it in Sweden! Well done!
TFS and regards, Ulla

Hello Jan,
I really don't understand why didn't you collected a lot of points for this picture: it's really very good!


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