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Phoebus sennae

Phoebus sennae
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Copyright: PauloShadow Shadow (PauloShadow) (54)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-05-01
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/4.8, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-06-03 18:45
Viewed: 4581
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Portuguese]
Família Pieridae:

The Pieridae are members of the Superfamily Papilionoidea, the true butterflies. O Pieridae são membros da superfamília Papilionoidea, o verdadeiro borboletas. Worldwide in distribution , most species are found in the tropics. Adults have medium to small wings that are white, yellow, or orange, with some black or red, and many have hidden ultraviolet patterns that are used in courtship. Species with more than one generation usually have distinct seasonal variation in appearance. Adults of all species visit flowers for nectar , and adults of both sexes have three pairs of walking legs. Em todo o mundo em distribuição, a maioria das espécies são encontradas nos trópicos. Adultos tem suporte para que as pequenas asas são brancas, amarelo ou laranja, com cerca de preto ou vermelho, e muitos têm escondido ultravioleta padrões que são utilizados em namoro. Espécies com mais de um geração, normalmente têm uma aparência distinta variação sazonal. Adultos de todas as espécies visita flores de néctar, e adultos de ambos os sexos têm três pares de pernas caminhando. Males patrol in search of receptive mates, and females lay columnar eggs on leaves, buds , and stems. Machos patrulha em busca de receptivo mates, fêmeas e estabelecer colunar ovos em folhas, flores, e caules. The majority of caterpillars of North American whites and sulphurs feed on legumes or crucifers (members of the Mustard family ). A maioria das lagartas de norte-americanos brancos e sulphurs alimentam de leguminosas ou crucifers (membros da família da mostarda). Typically, temperate species overwinter in the pupal or larval stage , while tropical species overwinter as adults. Tipicamente, temperada espécies overwinter na fase larval e pupal, enquanto espécies tropicais overwinter como adultos.

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Very beautiful composition. I love how it is stretched out, as if attempting to make its body reach from one end of the limb/branch to the other. The colors are bright and the background subdued. Nice DOF here.

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  • Art_R Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 244 W: 20 N: 839] (3892)
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Hi , Nice photo of this butterfly to be , good exposure , and color . TFS

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