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Silver-washed Fritillary

Silver-washed Fritillary
Photo Information
Copyright: Olgierd Rozycki (rolesox) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 173] (1940)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-07-07
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 400D, SIGMA 18-125mm F3.8-5.6 DC OS, Marumi 67 mm UV
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-02-17 13:44
Viewed: 1710
Points: 4
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Picture taken at Slawoszewo forest near Police city.
The Silver-washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia) is a European species of butterfly. The Silver washed fritillary butterfly is deep orange with black spots on the upper side of its wings and has a wingspan of 50-70 mm, with the male being smaller and paler than the female. The underside is green and unlike other fritillaries has silver streaks instead of silver spots, hence the name silver-washed. The caterpillar is black-brown with two yellow lines along its back and long reddish-brown spines. Adults feed on the nectar of bramble, thistles and knapweeds and also on aphid honeydew. The silver-washed is a strong flier and more mobile than other fritillaries and as such can be seen gliding above the tree canopy at high speed. It preferred habitat is thin, sunny deciduous woodland especially oaks but has been known to live in co-niferous woodland.
PL – perłowiec malinowiec (dostojka malinowiec). Motyl o rozpiętości skrzydeł od 50 do 70 mm. Skrzydła pomarańczowe z ciemnymi pasami, na których są łuski zapachowe. Występuje w całej Europie Środkowej, a także na północy Afryki, w Azji, Japonii. Zamieszkuje prześwietlone biotopy leśne, polany i łęgi.

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  • tree Silver Star Critiquer [C: 28 W: 0 N: 14] (8)
  • [2013-02-17 16:50]

Hello Olgierd,
This is a pretty butterfly and stands out well against the BG. The colors or good.

很漂亮的蝴蝶 照的很清楚
最美的是背景的碎花 以前流行的布料店 都有這種碎花的布料 做洋裝裙子都很美

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