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pieris brassicae

pieris brassicae
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Copyright: nuri senemek (senn) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 2 N: 155] (1384)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-07-20
Categories: Insects
Camera: Pentax K-x, CZ Macro-Planar T* f2/ 100mm ZK
Exposure: f/8, 1/1250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-11-17 14:14
Viewed: 2089
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Large White
Pieris brassicae

Family: Pieridae
Subfamily: Pierinae
Identification: Like a very large version of the Cabbage White.
Wing Span: 2 1/2 - 2 3/4 inches (6-7 cm).
Life History: Females lay masses of yellow eggs on undersides of host leaves. Caterpillar is gray-green green with black smudges ands short white hairs. Chrysalis is gray green with small yellow and black marks.
Flight: Two to three flights in Europe from April to October.
Caterpillar Hosts: Cabbages, Brussel-sprouts, nasturtium.
Adult Food: Flower nectar from a very wide array of plants including thistles and butterfly bush.
Habitat: Almost any type of open space especially vegetable gardens, roadsides, cities, and suburbs.
Range: Common native in temperate Eurasia. Rare stray or escape in North America.


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Ciao Nuri, great details of lovely butterfly on beautiful flower, wonderful colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, have a good Sunday, ciao Silvio

Hello Nuri,
Great macro, an interesting moment, great sharpness and beautiful colors.

hello Nuri
very nice composition with great sharpness and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

hello nuri,
nice macro with great clarity, colour and composition.
best wishes,

  • Great 
  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-11-18 13:09]

Hello Nuri,
Excellent macro in very beautiful contrasting colours and great sharpness. An orginal choice of composition.

  • Great 
  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2012-11-19 6:31]

Hello Nuri
Excellent closed up.Good point of view and amasing detailsRazor sharp image and beautiful light and colours,I like that dark back ground.
TFS Michel

Hello Nuri
Nice photo with wonderful lighting and impressive sharpness.

very good focus and nice details, congrats for the capture Nuri !

ciao, tino

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