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Colias alfacariensis


Colias alfacariensis
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Copyright: Roberto Innocenzi (cobra112) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2093 W: 75 N: 6382] (43366)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-08-01
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D300s, Sigma 105mm 1:2.8 EX DG Macro
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-01-14 11:37
Viewed: 1185
Points: 22
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Ho qualche dubbio sull'id.


Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta

Order: Lepidoptera

Family: Pieridae

Genus: Colias

Species: C. alfacariensis

Berger's Clouded Yellow (Colias alfacariensis) is a butterfly of the Pieridae family. It was separated from the Pale Clouded Yellow, C. hyale, in 1945. The food plants are Horseshoe Vetch, Hippocrepis comosa and Crown Vetch, Coronilla varia. This is species is a rare vagrant to Britain. The caterpillar that forms into this butterfly is green with some black spines on the top. As it matures and prepares to pupate it turns yellow in color.

Lunghezza ala anteriore: 20 -26 mm
Distribuzione in Italia: Tutta Italia escluse le isole.
Habitat: specie termofila con tendenze migratrici, frequenta prati e pendici scoperte dal piano basale a quello montano sino a circa 1900 metri s.l.m.
Generazioni annuali: tre, con sfarfallamento in aprile-maggio, giugno-luglio e agosto - settembre. Piante nutrici: Hippocrepis comosa - Coronilla varia - Securigera securidaca.

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  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6475 W: 89 N: 15608] (65295)
  • [2014-01-14 11:40]

Ciao Roby,non mi pronuncio sull'ID perche' e' davvero un casino,apprezzo molto la foto,colori ed esposizione dosati alla perfezione,location difficile ma per te non ci sono problemi,sei snodabile..ehehe....buona serata! Luciano

hallo Roberto
this is a beauty of a butterfly with great details and super good light and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

Ciao Roberto, i dubbi non te li tolgo, ma ti do la certezza che la macro favolosa, splendida nitidezza, magnifici colori e ottimi dettagli, bravissimo, ciao Silvio

Hi Roberto,
beautiful butterfly. Amazing colours. Perfect depth. Excellent composition.
Have a nice evening,
Maciek

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5136 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-01-14 11:58]

Hello Roberto,
Excellent sharp detailed macro of this butterfly. Beautiful contrasting colours. Taken from a nice POV in an attractive composition. Good DOF.
Regards,
Peter

Hello Roberto
A superb image of this butterfly with perfect colour and sharpness.
Best wishes,
Samiran

Hello Roberto
Interesting species and beautiful photo. Good composition and wonderful colours. The sharpness as always is impressive!
Regards,
Christodoulos

Hi Roberto!
Excellent macro shot with super sharpness and details. A diagonal framing is very attractive too. Thanks for sharing this lovely composition,
Warm regards,
AKBAR

Hello Roberto,
Another beautiful picture.Details and light is really excellent.Nice POV with great sharpness.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,
Srikumar

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2014-01-15 6:23]

Hi,
The texture and color of this Clouded yellow captured beautifully. tfs.
nagraj.v

Hello Roberto.
Splendid photo. Nice colours and suoper details.
Have a nice day.

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