<< Previous Next >>

Thalera fimbrialis - Sussex Emerald

Thalera fimbrialis - Sussex Emerald
Photo Information
Copyright: Marcello Romano (marcellr) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 208 W: 38 N: 1012] (3514)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-07-22
Categories: Insects
Camera: Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/100 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-10-30 4:55
Viewed: 4541
Favorites: 2 [view]
Points: 42
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note

Thalera fimbrialis (Scopoli, 1763)

Common Name. Sussex Emerald

Wingspan. 35.0-39.0 mm.

Description. This moth was given the common name 'Sussex Emerald' because it was first identified in Britain at Beachy Head in Sussex in 1902. Adults are an attractive pale green colour with reddish flecks at the edges of the wings. The forewings are crossed by two wavy white lines, and the hindwings have just one cross-line.

Distribution. This species is known throughout Europe, and the range extends east to central Asia. See map.

Biology. The Sussex Emerald is a single-brooded species; adults are active in July and early August and fly just after nightfall.


* South, R. (1961) Moths of the British Isles. Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd, London.


European Butterflies and Moths

Fauna Europaea


Nota in italiano

Fotografata sui Monti Nebrodi (ME), al Biviere di Cesarò, m 1274, il 22 luglio 2006.
L'ho incontrata in pieno giorno, sotto un sole cocente.
Questa specie è presente in tutta l'Italia peninsulare ed in Sicilia.

fartash, MMM, jrobertop, Silvio2006, taba, cicindela, phlr, lousat, undoredo, nainnain, anel, peter_stoeckl, tiklod, Christopher_PL has marked this note useful
Only registered TrekNature members may rate photo notes.
Add Critique [Critiquing Guidelines] 
Only registered TrekNature members may write critiques.
ThreadThread Starter Messages Updated
To Silvio2006: Grazie di cuoremarcellr 2 10-30 23:23
To mariki: Graziemarcellr 1 10-30 13:12
You must be logged in to start a discussion.

Critiques [Translate]

Hello Marcello,

A perfect shot. Very nice detail of this beautiful moth. Composition is great ook.
Thanks for sharing,

Hello Marcello
Very good looking Moth :o)
Great focusing,exposure and BG,Welldone.


  • Great 
  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2007-10-30 5:16]

Hi Marcello
Very nice composition.Good POV and very sharp image whit nice details and colors.Good DOV also.
TFS Michel

Hello Marcello,
Perfect shot! great POV, very sharp.
Thanks for sharing.


I like the colors in this guy. Great display here. Nice framing.


Gran enfoque y un impresionante y curioso colorido en todo el plano. La luz es muy buena así como la composición y el fondo. No conocía esta bella mariposa.
Un saludo Marcello.

Hi Marcello.
Simply perfect!
Wonderful moth with magnicifent colors!
Excellent POV, sharpness and composition.
Well done!
Thanks for sharing!
Best regards,
José Roberto

hello marcello,
fine capture of this ineresting insect, liked the pov and the colours, well composed shot,
tfs & regards

Ciao Marcello, splendida falena, mai vista in vita mia, bellissimo il disegno delle ali, bravo ciao Silvio

  • Great 
  • taba Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 466 W: 124 N: 312] (1847)
  • [2007-10-30 10:04]

Ciao Marcello
great colors and a fantastic POV that shows very fine details.
I liked the strong light that improves the details and sharpness.
well done.

Hi Marcello!
Beautiful shot of this strange named moth species (I think about English name :>). Wonderful details and sharpness, I like also natural colours and good light.
TFS and have a nice evening!

ciao Marcello
complimenti ottima cattura
una falena con una texture stupenda

buona giornata sERGIO

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2007-10-30 13:25]

non si possono dare 10 punti invece di 2 ??? Veramente deliziosa,dei colori stupendi per un esemplare penso molto raro,grazie Luciano

Hi Marcello,
Very beautiful moth you've taken, with wonderful perfect view!
Lovely colours and excellent details, well composed and informative notes too.
Very well done and TFS, Marcello :)
Best regards,

bonjour et enchantée de visiter ta galerie,
bravo pour ce joli papillon vert que je ne connais pas. bonne exposition, bon cadrage, couleurs nettes et belles, tres beaux détails et le contour du papillon est beau également
merci a toi du partage

Hello Marcello,

Questa farfalla è fantastica! non ho visto mai degli uguali colori! il focus è riuscito molto e con questa luce, i dettagli riescono bene.
È una bella foto!


  • Great 
  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2007-10-31 2:53]

Bonjour Marcello,
Très belle, cette phalène photographiée dans un décor végètal et de jour. Quelle magnifique couleur!
Bonne journée

great colour! TFS Ori

Veramente eccezionale. Mai vista questa farfalla ed è veramente stupenda.
Ottima foto.
Ciao e grazie.

Hello Marcello,
very clear, precisely detailed presentation of the Emerald.
I love those rich colours in the perfectly well handled direct natural light, and the view into the corn field. Thank you!
With best regards,

Hello Marcello,
Excellent sharpness and wonderful colours!!!
Very nice point of view. A GREAT SHOT Sir :-)
My best regards from Québec!


Very nice shot of this beauty. Especially I like the sky in the background. Thanks


Calibration Check