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Colotis evagore

Colotis evagore
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Copyright: Jose Cobo (Cobo) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-09-25
Categories: Insects
Camera: fujifilm finepix s1500
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/1200 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-10-02 13:55
Viewed: 1762
Points: 20
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Colotis evagore
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Genus: Colotis
Species: C. evagore
The Desert Orange Tip, Small Orange Tip, or Tiny Orange Tip (Colotis evagore) is a butterfly of the Pieridae family. It is found in the dry parts of tropical Africa, northern Africa, southern Spain, and southwest Arabia.

The wingspan is 2835 mm in males and 2838 mm in females. The adults fly from February to August depending on the range. And from September to November at least here in Spain.

The larva feed on Maerua, Capparis and Cadaba species.

Un saludo.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-10-02 14:03]

Hi Jose,i seen something of this family only in Gambia,it's a great surprise to watch a colotis from Spain! A very lucky meeting and an excellent capture despite the wings pose,i can see the beautiful orange decorations in the best way.Have a good night and thanks,Luciano

Boa noite Jose
Fine specimen and excellent capture.Wonderful colours and excellent sharpness on focus.After Luciano I've to reinforce the lucky meeting with this species.Congrats!
Thank You

Hi Jose,
nice colours. Very good point of view. Interesting composition.
Have a nice day,

Hi Jose
照的很清晰 很美麗的蝴蝶
是一個新的品種 很美麗
尤其有一點逆光中拍攝的角度 真是美麗
構圖美麗 背景深遂

Interesting and beautiful butterfly Jose! Nice photo with good composition and wonderful colours.

Hello Jose,
First time watching this specie.Like its yellow tips on the top of wings.Nice focus on subject with well sharpness.Attractive pose of this beautiful butterfly.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice day,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-10-03 5:02]

Hello Jose,
Nice macro of this butterfly in good sharpness and beautiful colours. Excellent matching background. Fine diagonal composition.

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2013-10-03 8:17]

Hola Jose,
I never have seen until now ..
Colors, POV, composition and details are very good..
Best wishes,

with a fine POV beautiful composition and interesting performance!
regards Jose

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  • IronM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 144 W: 3 N: 345] (2608)
  • [2013-11-26 12:12]

Hi Jose,
wow what a wonderful spicies that you caught,
amazing details everywhere , beautiful colors, lovely composed !
Best regards !

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