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Euchloe belemia

Euchloe belemia
Photo Information
Copyright: MohammadReza Ehssani (mrehssani) (460)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-04
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D5100
Exposure: f/8, 1/320 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-04-08 4:04
Viewed: 1767
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Euchloe Belemia (Green-striped White) is a butterfly in the Pieridae family. It's range is Canary islands , south western Europe and northern Africa to Middle-east and Pakistan. In Iran its found in western region and southern Zagros mountain range. Flight time is from February to early June in two generations.

The larvae feeds on Brassicaceae mostly on Sisymbrium sp.

It flies fast and Hilltopping behavior is seen in males as many other Euchloe species do it too.

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-04-08 5:29]

Hello Mohammed,
very nice species euchloe,great capture,regards..

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-04-08 6:06]

Beautiful species, colorful in good composition..bit over exposed. tfs.


Ciao MohammadReza, a little overexposed but great macro of fantastic butterfly on beautiful flower, lovely blurry BG, fine details and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

A bit overexposed and looks like over sharpened. The POV is nice though


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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-04-09 12:11]

Hi Mohammad,
Nice,very nice and lovely photo.
Regards Jiri.

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