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Lasiommata maera

Lasiommata maera
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Copyright: Anne Gattlen (anel) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-07-09
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-07-11 7:52
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Large Wall Brown

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Satyrinae
Genus: Lasiommata

Wingspan: 37-50mm
Distribution: North Africa, Europe until Siberia
Habitat: Mostly on altitude, close to woods
Foodplants: Grasses like Festuca ovina, Holcus lanatus
Flightime: April to October, two generations, sometimes three

This species likes to rest on sunny stones, but poses also on flowers,like here on a Knautia.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2016-07-11 8:01]

Hello Anne,
Wonderful macro of this butterfly. Superb sharpness, details and beautiful living colors. Taken from the best POV with a very nice soft background.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2016-07-11 8:36]

Waaw Anne! Quelle magnifique capture de cette espece que je n'ai jamais vuez chez moi au contraire de sa soeur Megera,une image absolument parfaite avec details et couleurs impressionants,super!!! Belle soiree' et merci,Luciano

Ciao Anne, great macro of lovely butterfly on beautiful flower, wonderful bright colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

this is beautiful
great composition and beautiful colours
thanks gr lou

Hello Anne,
What a luck to meet this beautiful and very nice butterfly specie. I meet it only once but this specimen of you looks superb. Exceptional quality with sharp details and amazing focus.

Bonjour Anne,
très belle présentation avec ce papillon sur la fleure bleue. Beau travail
Bonne journée

Hello Anne,
Excellent BG and butterfly. Very well color and DOF. Very good work.
Thanks for sharing,

Liebe Anne,
fabelhaft schimmernde Farbtöne in des Braunauges fein gezeichneten Flügeln, ganz wunderbar plastisch beleuchtet im Streiflicht. Schwungvoll komponiert - und zugleich souverän in sich ruhend. In Bewunderung, mit Dank und herzlichen ruß,

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