|Copyright: Rimantas Kisielius (rimas)
|Date Taken: 2013-05-14|
|Camera: Canon EOS 300 D|
|Exposure: f/5.6, 1/160 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2013-05-16 7:56|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Thanks to Luciano Gollini (lousat) this is Pararge aegeria Family: Nymphalidae, Subfamily: Satyrinae|
Wing span: 40-42mm
Habitat: deciduous forests, on roads and small clearings.
Caterpillar host plants: various grass species (Graminae)
Distribution: Europe, Minor Asia, Asia to the central part.
In Northern and Eastern Europe where subspecies P. a. tircis occurs it is brown with pale yellow or cream spots and darker upperwing eyespots. In southwestern Europe the subspecies P. a. aegeria has a colour which is more orange in the background; the hindwing underside eyespots are reddish brown rather than black or dark gray.
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Good capture f this unknown butterfly with good colour and sharpness.
nice PoV also.
- [2013-05-16 8:57]
Hi Rimantas,very good capture of a "PARARGE AEGERIA" in the typical wings position on a sunny leaf on the dark forest,the details are good but not the best,excellent colors and exposure,a very common specie in my country.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano