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Melitaea didyma

Melitaea didyma
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Copyright: Ka Lis (avallaunius) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 27 W: 8 N: 44] (230)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-07-30
Categories: Insects
Camera: canon PowerShot G9
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-08-01 8:19
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Melitaea mating

Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Nymphalinae
Genus: Melitaea
Species: M. didyma (?)

The Spotted Fritillary (Melitaea didyma) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found primarily in Southern and Central Europe.
The wingspan is 35-50 mm. The butterfly flies from April to September depending on the location.

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Congratulation for this capture...the dans of love.... this Melitaea didima is a wonderful job.

hi Nikos!
tres impressionnante photo !!
de plus une tres bonne nettetée beaucoups de details des bonnes couleurs vives
a bientot

hello Nikos!
fantastic sunny colors and great capture in mating of this Melitaea didyma
excellent definition and compo

best sERGIO

Hello Nikos,

Great shot of the mating couple!
You captured a great moment with great sharpness, nice POV and good DOF. the colorsof the butterflies ae so vibrant and natural. I like the eyes of the butterflies and the textures on their wings. Well done!

Thanks for sharing!

Paras Bhalla

  • Great 
  • dejo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 344 W: 51 N: 520] (2242)
  • [2009-08-01 9:48]

Hello Nikos,
great picture, nice details, beautiful colors!

  • Great 
  • Luis52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1175 W: 8 N: 4240] (15809)
  • [2009-08-01 10:55]

Hola Nikos.
So beautiful, so tender. Lovely photo My friend. Excellent sharpness and great light.

Hi Nikos ,Excellent depth of field, natural color, clarity and the super blayout and a photo frame, congratulations ..
F.Tamer Aktekin

hello Nikos
great sharpness and super composition with beautiful colours
greeting lou

Hello Nikos
what a beautiful and illuminated shot ! the butterflies itself are superbes and you have taken it with crisp clear details, excellent colors, blurred BG and DOF
very well done

Hello Nikos,
Just superb picture! Excellent colours and sharpness.
Really good job


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