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Erebia euryale


Erebia euryale
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Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio2006) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6665 W: 90 N: 16790] (101974)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2019-07-21
Categories: Insects
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-07-31 0:38
Viewed: 41
Points: 6
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Erebia euryale

Esper 1805

Nome Volgare: euriale

Famiglia: Nymphalidae

Sottofamiglia: Satyrinae

Tribù: Erebiini

Lunghezza ala anteriore mm. 17-23


Maschio: colore bruno scuro con fascia postdiscale rossastra di estensione molto variabile, ridotta talvolta a piccole aree separate tra loro, ma generalmente più ampia nelle ali anteriori. Due macchie ocellari nere ravvicinate, pupillate di bianco, negli spazi compresi tra le nervature mediane delle anteriori. Macchie ocellari simili nelle posteriori. Frange di colore bianco alternato con tratti bruni in corrispondenza delle nervature.

Femmina: simile al maschio ma con macchie ocellari generalmente più grandi e numerose.

Rovescio: ali anteriori di colore bruno-rossastro con disegni simili al dritto, ma con fascia postdiscale sfumata verso la base. Posteriori di colore bruno giallastro con una fascia postdiscale biancastra, che presenta una netta punta in direzione basale in corrispondenza della terza nervatura mediana.

Distribuzione: presente nelle Alpi e nell'Appennino centro-settentrionale.

Habitat: prati, margini dei boschi e radure del piano montano, da 600 sino a 2200 metri s.l.m.

Generazioni annuali: una sola con sfarfallamento in luglio-agosto

Piante nutrici: Sesleria varia, Poa nemoralis, Calamagrostis varia, Carex flacca, Festuca sp.



Erebia euryale

Esper 1805

Common Name: eurial

Family: Nymphalidae

Subfamily: Satyrinae

Tribe: Erebiini

Front wing length mm. 17-23


Male: dark brown color with reddish post-discal band of very variable extension, sometimes reduced to small areas separated from each other, but generally wider in the front wings. Two black ocellar spots close together, pupillated in white, in the spaces between the median nerves of the anterior ones. Similar eye spots in the posterior. White fringes alternating with brown lines at the ribs.

Female: similar to the male but with generally larger and more numerous ocellar spots.

Reverse: reddish-brown front wings with designs similar to the obverse, but with a post-discal band faded towards the base. Hind in yellowish brown with a whitish post-discal fascia, which has a sharp tip in the basal direction at the third median rib.

Distribution: present in the Alps and in the central-northern Apennines.

Habitat: meadows, forest edges and clearings of the mountain plain, from 600 up to 2200 meters s.l.m.

Annual generations: only one with flickering in July-August

Feeding plants: Sesleria varia, Poa nemoralis, Calamagrostis varia, Carex flacca, Festuca sp.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6446 W: 89 N: 15591] (65228)
  • [2019-07-31 2:50]

Ciao Silvio,mannaggia quanta bella roba ti sei portato dalla montagna,altra rarita' tipica della alture,cattura davvero eccellente e non era facile,un soggetto cosi' scuro da' sempre problemi. Buona giornata,Luciano

Hi Sivio,

The flower is framing well the insect. The point of view is showing the details of the Erebia euryale butterfly. The light is bringing out the beauty of the colors. Have a nice day.

Pierre

Silvio very nice picture with good details and lovely colours
thanks gr lou

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