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Lycaena alciphron - maschio


Lycaena alciphron - maschio
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Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio2006) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6673 W: 90 N: 16799] (102016)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-08-05
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/640 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-08-09 4:15
Viewed: 1196
Points: 32
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Lycaena alciphron

Rottemburg 1775

Nome Volgare: Alcifrone

Famiglia: Lycaenidae

Lunghezza ala anteriore mm. 15-20

Note: il maschio di questa farfalla, nella forma tipica, presenta colorazione rame con riflessi viola e macchie nere mentre la femmina è scura di color bruno-marrone e arancio. Nella forma gordius, presente sulle Alpi occidentali, il maschio è arancione-rame con leggeri riflessi porpora mentre la femmina è arancione con macchie marroni. In entrambe le forme il rovescio dell’ala anteriore e grigio-arancione mentre quello dell’ala posteriore prevalentemente grigio, con macchie nere.

Maschio: colore arancio con disegni puntiformi neri. Riflesso violaceo più o meno intenso, in particolare nelle ali anteriori.

Femmina: colore arancio con macchie puntiformi nere. Velatura mera più o meno intensa per lo più nelle sole ali posteriori, ove lascia scoperta una fascia submarginale arancio.

Rovescio: anteriori arancio con macchie puntiformi nere simili al dritto, ma più piccole e nette. Posteriori grigio chiare con numerose macchie puntiformi nere a fascia submarginale arancio.

Distribuzione: tutta Italia tranne la Sardegna e l’Elba.

Habitat: specie mesofila, si rinviene nei prati e nelle radure dal piano basale a quello montano, sino a circa 1900 metri s.l.m.

Generazioni annuali: una con sfarfallamento da giugno ad agosto, secondo la quota.

Piante nutrici: Rumus scrutatus, Rumus acetosa, Rumus acetosella.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5136 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-08-09 6:23]

Hello Silvio,
Greta macro of this butterfly in superb sharpness, details and beautiful contrasting colours. Nice white flowers in the background. Excellent choice of composition.
Enjoy your holiday,
Regards,
Peter

Hello Silvio-Beautiful picture of this Purple-Shot Copper.I like this composition where a bunch of flower is in off-centre and on it this beauty.Good sharpness.Two antennas are well in focus too.What more?To me that's enough.Nice work.Thanks for sharing.Regards and have a nice WE-Srikumar

hallo Silvio
very good sharpness composition with beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

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  • john1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 122 W: 0 N: 439] (3410)
  • [2014-08-09 10:10]

Hi Silvio,

Wonderful macro of the Lycaena alciphron, great détails and sharpness.
The light is perfect for the compsition, I like very much the texture of the wings.
TFS.
My best regards, my friend.
John vantighem

Hello Silvio,
Nice specimen of butterfly. Superb.....a masterpiece with excellent clarity and sharp details and contrast against the background.
Thanks for sharing this nice photo.
Marius.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6473 W: 89 N: 15608] (65291)
  • [2014-08-09 15:50]

Ciao Silvio,semplicemente stupenda anche se sulla destra si e' perso qualche dettaglio,sono ammaliato dai colori davvero unici di questa specie,ottima cattura,ben esposta sul difficile sfondo macchiato di bianco.Buona Domenica,Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2752 W: 280 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2014-08-09 19:06]

Hello Silvio,
A wonderful capture of this Purple Shot Copper with fully opened wings. The rich colors and intricate markings make this one of the most beautiful copper butterflies that I have ever seen. As always the focus is tac sharp on the subject and the colors are both vivid yet natural. Well done!!
Ron

EXCELLENT IMAGE.......

Hello Mr.Silvio,
照的清晰 很漂亮的蝴蝶
顏色鮮豔華麗 很新奇 你的技術是越來越好了
光線亮麗 花朵也很漂亮 非常的搭配
構圖美麗 背景深遂
謝謝分享
STONE

Hello dear Silvio,

Hope you are well dear brother and life is good. This is a wonderful shot of this amazing brown. Against the white flowers it looks prominent and beautiful...fine focus too, thanks for sharing, take care,

warm regards/Abid

Beautiful photo of an interesting butterfly Silvio ! Good composition, wonderful colours and very good sharpness.
Regards,
Christodoulos

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2014-08-11 22:26]

Hi Silvio.
What a cute scene at whole, brilliant reproduction of all details of the beautiful butterfly and so nice small flowers. Composition of the shot (pictured subject) is simply amazing as well as precise exposure. Well done and TFS.
Alexei.

Hallo Silvio
I really like the natural sunlight in this image very much as it creates magic with all the colours and details of this gorgeous butterfly. Everything in this image is just so pretty to look at and appreciate. Best regards and thanks for sharing.
Anna

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-08-17 10:00]

Hi Silvio,
Excellent detail and perfectly sharp photo.
Amazing colors and good composition.
Regards Jiri.

Hi Silvio, A nice macro shot of this butterfly. Great details and tones with sharpness. The white flowers in the BG give good color contrasts to the insect too. Best regards
Anna

Ciao Silvio. Ti stai godendo le vacanze eh! Io mi godo questo piccoletto che ho avuto la fortuna di incontrare in quel di Forche Canapine e .... nota bene... anche Trevi. Poi lo posto.

Roberto

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