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Speckled Wood

Speckled Wood
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Copyright: Mario V Balzan (balzanmv) (16)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-05-04
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-05-11 1:46
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Points: 2
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Pararge aegeria ... Kannella tad-Dell (in Maltese)
18-23mm. This species is on the wing from March onwards, with several broods. Prefers open areas and various foodplants.
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To batu: Pararge aegeriabalzanmv 1 05-11 04:51
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  • batu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1079 W: 293 N: 4497] (16383)
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Hello Mario,
this is the butterfly Pararge aegeria belonging to the Nymphalidae subfamily Satyrinae.
Nice frontal view of the species.
Best wishes, Peter

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