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|The Meadow Fritillary (Melitaea parthenoides) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. Note that the common name Meadow Fritillary, is also used for the North American species Boloria bellona. It is found in south-western Europe, more specifically on the Iberian Peninsula, south-western France, parts of the Italian Alps and southern and south-western Germany and a few regions of Switzerland.|
The wingspan is 28-34 mm. In dry, favourable climates, adults are on wing in two generations, from May to June and from August to September. On high altitudes, there is one generation from June to July.
The larvae feed on Plantago species, but mainly Plantago lanceolata.
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Ladny kadr zwiastujacy pelnie lata.
Ciao Pawel, great macro of fantastic butterfly on lovely flower, beautiful blurry BG, fine details, wonderful natural colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
- [2013-06-22 7:57]
Beautiful image of this wonderful species...fine design and colors, well captured along with the flower. tfs.
Wow what a splendid capture.....Remarkable photo with exceptional clarity and details. Very nice composition taken from a excellent POV with perfect light and best clarity. The contrast against the background are superb.
Thanks for sharing!
- [2013-06-22 15:55]
Hi Pawel,just a bit undersaturated but really beautiful,a classic pose and the best details and exposure,great capture whit this rare fritillary,i like it!Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano
Interesting butterfly and beautiful photo with good composition, nice BG, wonderful colours and good sharpness.