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Melanargia russiae

Melanargia russiae
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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: 2013-08-04
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D300s, Sigma 105mm 1:2.8 EX DG Macro
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-02-19 10:59
Viewed: 1757
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Domain: Eukaryota

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta

Order: Lepidoptera

Superfamily: Papilionoidea

Family: Nymphalidae

Subfamily: Satyrinae

Genus: Melanargia

Species: M. russiae

Esper's Marbled White Melanargia russiae (Esper, 1783) is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. Th insect is found in Spain, Portugal,south-east France, Italy, the Balkans, suth Russia, the Caucasus and West Siberia.The male has a wingspan of 26 à 30 mm.Esper's Marbled White flies in July in rocky places.

Galatea della steppa
Lunghezza ala anteriore: 23-31 mm
Distribuzione in Italia: Italia centro-meridionale e Sicilia.
Habitat: prati e pendici sassose dal piano basale a quello montano e cucuminale sino a circa 2000 metri s.l.m.
Generazioni annuali: una sola con sfarfallamento in giugno - luglio.
Piante nutrici: Poa annua - Lamarchia aurea - Briza sp. - Festuca sp.

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Hello Mr.Roberto,
Another stunning one.Details and colour is really attractive.Elegant pose and beautiful BG made it an excellent one.Very good sharpness too.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,

Ciao Roberto, gran bella dal Subasio, ottima nitidezza e splendid dettagli, bei colori naturali, bravissimo, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-02-19 11:34]

Ciao Roby,è talmente perfetta che sembra disegnata con la matita,mamma mia che bella,posa plastica,viola dosatissimo e dettagli allucinanti!! Buona serata rossonera,Luciano

Ciao Roberto
照的清晰 很漂亮的蝴蝶
顏色鮮豔華麗 第一次見到很新奇
光線亮麗 花朵也很漂亮 非常的搭配
照的真是美麗極了 很棒的作品
構圖美麗 背景深遂

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2014-02-19 18:44]

Hello Roberto,
What a fine presentation of this beautifully marked Marbled White. Your lens has picked even the most minute detail in it's wings. Amazing clarity to your image, as it looks so natural I swear I could reach out and touch it through my screen. Great work!!

Hi Roberto,
beautiful composition. Excellent point of view. Perfect sharpness and details.
Have a nice day,

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2014-02-19 23:38]

beautiful marbled white on lovely and colorful flower...good composition and details. tfs.

Hi Roberto!
Superb Macro shot of this beautiful butterfly. Perfect exposure, brilliant details and a very fine blurry BG.Thanks for this lovely presentation,
Best Regards,

Hello Roberto,
Nice to see your images....Remarkable photo and comments. This lovely specie has wonderful natural colors. The contrast against the background is superb. Very nice photo taken from a excellent POV.
Thanks for sharing!

hallo Roberto
very good sharpness and great details
nice BG and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2014-02-21 2:38]

Bonnjour Roberto,
Une image pleine de finesse de cette espèce de Melargia. Comment sais-tu que c'est M. russiae? Belle lumière, couleurs subtiles. Très beau!

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-02-22 12:12]

Hello Roberto,
What a splendid photo. Great sharpness, details and composition. Amazing DOF. Taken from a perfect POV. Very beautiful contrasting colours.

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