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Pararge aegeria

Pararge aegeria
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Copyright: Rimantas Kisielius (rimas) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 157 W: 3 N: 667] (5094)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-05-14
Categories: Insects
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
Viewed: 1650
Points: 6
[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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Hello Rimantas,
Good capture f this unknown butterfly with good colour and sharpness.
nice PoV also.

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [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


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