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Leptotes pirithous


Leptotes pirithous
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Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio2006) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6690 W: 90 N: 16812] (102073)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-10-02
Exposure: f/11, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-01-06 22:49
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Leptotes pirithous

Linnaeus 1767

Nome Volgare: Pirito

Famiglia: Lycaenidae

Lunghezza ala anteriore mm. 11 - 15

Note: la superficie dorsale delle ali è di colore blu violaceo nei maschi, bruno grigiastro con macchie violacee nella femmina. La superficie ventrale è in entrambi i sessi di colore biancastro, con macchie brune disposte secondo un disegno geometrico complesso. Le ali posteriori, che hanno una esile coda in corrispondenza della seconda nervatura cubitale, presentano due caratteristiche macchie nere contornate di verde e di arancio.
Può essere confusa con le seguenti specie: Lampides boeticus e Cacyreus marshalli.
È presente in Africa del Nord, Europa meridionale e Asia minore.
In Italia è abbastanza comune in tutte le regioni, isole comprese.

Maschio: Colore blu violaceo. Ali posteriori con una esile coda in corrispondenza della seconda nervatura cubitale e due macchiette marginali nerastre ai lai di questa.

Femmina: colore bruno grigiastro con macchie più scure. Area basale e discale con riflesso blu violaceo. Ali posteriori con una esile coda in corrispondenza della seconda nervatura cubitale, due macchiette marginali nerastre ai lati di questa.

Rovescio: colore biancastro con macchie di colore bruno grigiastro chiaro che definiscono un reticolare complesso. Nelle posteriori, ai lati della coda due macchiette marginali nere contornate di verde metallico e d’arancio.

Distribuzione: si trova in tutta l’Italia.

Habitat: specie termofila, si rinviene nei prati e nelle radure del piano basale e montano, sino a circa 1400 metri s.l.m.

Generazioni annuali: tre con sfarfallamento in maggio, luglio-agosto e settembre

Piante nutrici: Lythrum salicaria, Melilotus officinalis, Melilotus alba, Polygonum aviculare

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Hello Mr.Silvio,
Beautiful butterfly.Nice colour and attractive composition.I like black and white dots on wings.Well sharpen too.Well managed BG.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,
Srikumar

Hallo Silvio
Nice capture of this Lycaenidae. Clear and sharp. Good composition and point of view. The colours are bright and beautiful. Very well seen. Best regards and thanks for sharing.
Anna

Eye-catching macro of a lovely Blue, Silvio.
The composition with the butterfly on a yellow flower is just beautiful.
Thanks for sharing the picture and all the best.
Ram

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-01-07 5:27]

Hello Silvio,
Fantastic macro in superb sharpness, details and beautiful colours with the light flowers and the dark background. Great POV and composition.
Regards,
Peter

Hello Mr.Silvio,
照的清晰 很漂亮的蝴蝶
顏色鮮豔華麗 光線亮麗
尤其是蝴蝶背後的深紫色背景 真是漂亮的不得了
花朵很漂亮 非常的搭配
構圖美麗 背景深遂 謝謝分享
STONE

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2014-01-07 6:01]

Hi,
Beautiful species in good composition and with lovely lighting...colorful have come out nicely. tfs.
nagraj.v

Hello Silvio
Wonderful image of this butterfly with perfect sharpness, colour and composition.
Regards,
Samiran

Dear friend Silvio,

Hope you are well dear, please accept a little belated New Year's greetings from me. I am glad you are posting as ever regularly, it a blessing for this site, you butterfly man!
Once again an amazing shot of this elegant butterfly,wonderful clarity, sharp focus and vibrant bright colours.The blurry background looks lovely. Your precision and choice angles for taking such wondrous shots are worth praising, sir.Thanks a lot for sharing, take care.

warm regards / Abid

hallo Silvio
great shot with nice details and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

Hi Silvio,
beautiful butterfly. Amazing colours. Perfect composition and presentation.
Have a nice evening,
Maciek

Hello Silvio,
Very good composition, wonderful colours and very good sharpness!
Regards,Valerian.

Solo una leggera sfocatura. Pr il resto ottimo lavoro.

Roberto

Hello Sivlio
Lovely photo, excellent composition and colours, good detail, nicely focused.
regards yiannis

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-01-07 11:45]

Ciao Silvio,ottimo scatto,col faccino un po' coperto dal fiore ma con qualita'davvero elevata.Buona serata,Luciano

Hi Silvio, Beautifully composed image with a pretty butterfly and yellow flowers. This butterfly is most beautiful one I have ever seen so far. The two black dots on the wings are eye catching. Splendid nights and colours along with great DOF. Thank for sharing¸
Anna

Hello Silvio,
This is really a wonderful capture of a interesting and colorful and nice specie of butterfly....As usual a perfect focus with excellent details.
Thanks for sharing!
Marius.

Another beautiful photo Silvio! Good composition, wonderful colours and good sharpness!
Regards,
Christodoulos

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-01-08 10:21]

Hi Silvio,
Very good composition,nice colours and sharpness details.
Beautiful photo with nicely blurred background.
Regards Jiri.

Ciao Silvio, sempre stupende le tue foto.
Complimenti
Ciao Vanni

Hello Silvio,
Wonderful sharp detailed,lovely colours and a beautiful composition.
Regards,
Joy

Hello Silvio

Excellent macro with a very beautiful light, fine POV, great focus,
sharpness, and details of the main subject the butterfly, TFS

Asbed

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2014-01-22 22:41]

Hello Silvio
very lively subject with nice color contrast.
Very sharp details in convincing composition.

Regards
Foozi

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2014-02-14 8:05]

Bonsoir Silvio.
Très jolie cette photo de L.pirithous. Excellente netteté et un arrière-plan de toute beauté. Bien vu!
Amicalement
Anne

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