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Junonia evarete

Junonia evarete
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Copyright: Luciano Gollini (lousat) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-12-02
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC HX200V
Exposure: f/4, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-12-26 13:27
Viewed: 1999
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Tribe: Junoniini
Genus: Junonia

Identification: Upperside is brown; wide forewing band is white diffused with brown or orange; large eyespot is edged with brown internally. Lower eyespot on forewing and upper eyespot on hindwing are about the same size. Underside of hindwing is brown; median band is fairly straight. Form nigrosuffusa is very dark brown; forewing band is dark orange or lacking.
Wing Span: 1 3/4 - 2 1/4 inches (4.5 - 5.7 cm).
Life History: Males perch all day on flat-topped vegetation or on the ground to watch for receptive females. Eggs are laid singly on the host plant; caterpillars are solitary and eat leaves.
Flight: Three to four broods from March-October, adults overwinter from October-March.
Caterpillar Hosts: Stemodia, lippia, ruellia, and porterweed.
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Open tropical lowlands including fields, brushlands, sandy islands.
Range: Southern New Mexico, southern Arizona, South Texas, and southern Florida south through the West Indies, Mexico, and Central America to Argentina. Rare wanderer to southeastern California, southeastern Colorado, and central Florida. Comments: The eyespots are used to frighten predators.

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Hello Luciano

Excellent macro of this insect, with fine POV to show
its beautiful color tones and patterns, beautiful light,
excellent focus, sharpness, details, TFS


Hello Luciano - Another beautiful butterfly and perfect pose. Very well captured. Good details and sharpness, as well as splendid focus on two antennas also! Thanks for sharing. Regards and have a nice WE - Srikumar

hallo Luciano
great picture of this beautiful coloured butterfly
thanks gr lou

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2014-12-27 12:17]

Shalom Luciano,

Beautiful specimen, expertly recorded.

Enjoy the weekend,


Bela borboleta com cores muito lindas excelente trabalho de macro parabéns.

VERY BEAUTIFUL.Good color and sharpness.

Ciao Luciano
Anthology picture my Friend.Superb exposition of all.Wonderful colours and master details.Congrats!
Thank You my Friend Your allways kind support.
Happy New Year with great pics much health love and joy to You and Your Family
Um abraço
José Diogo

Hello Luciano,
Excellent capture of a nice butterfly specie. The details and colors are lovely.
Perfect shoot from a good POV.

Ciao Luciano, altra favolosa brasiliana, oltre che per la macro di fantastica qualità complimenti anche per l'identificazione, io mi sbaglio ancora con le italiane, bravissimo, tanti auguri di buon anno, ciao Silvio

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2014-12-31 9:20]

Ciao Luciano,
Excellent presentation of the butterfly ..
Great details and sharpness. POV/DOF, composition very nice
Happy new year-2015,

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-12-31 9:55]

Hi Luciano,
Beautiful butterfly in amazing colors. Very nice composition and sharpness details.
Wish for you and your family Happy New Year 2015.
Regards Jiri.

Hello Luciano,
Beautiful image of a Junonia,in great details and clarity.
Happy New Year my Friend.

Olá luciano,
Great capture.
Bahia is my home state and well know this wonderful species of butterflies.
Superb shot.

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