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Allancastria cerisyi

Allancastria cerisyi
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Copyright: Lior Almagor (LiorAlmagor) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 14 W: 0 N: 90] (1266)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-05-22
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D 300s, Nikon AF-S VR 105mm 2.8G IF-ED Micro
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/400 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-09-15 2:41
Viewed: 2920
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Continuing with the butterflies of Israel.
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus: Allancastria
Species: Allancastria cerisyi
Popular name: The Eastern Festoon. It is an Old World papilionid butterfly whose geographical range extends from the Balkans to include Turkey and the near Middle East.
In Israel the butterfly is is common in Carmel mountaina and the western Galilee in a short period in April.
It exhibits several geographical variants. It is named for Alexandre Louis Lefèbvre de Cérisy.
The wingspan is 52–62 mm. The butterfly flies from March to July depending on the location.
The larvae feed on various Aristolochia species.

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Oh, very interesting specimen of a butterfly, stunning designs. Excellent sharpness, nice colors.

delicate and super sharp, dash Ori

Hello Lior
Excellent capture. sharp detail, nice colours and lighting. regards Paolo

Ciao Lior, great capture of fantastic butterfly on a beautiful flower, lovely blurry BG, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful natural colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

Fantastic and beautiful butterfly shot! I really like the brightness of this photo

work of art, muted colors balance out so graciously. Perfect composition

Ciao Lior. Good light and colours. Stunning details. Best regards.


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