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Queen of Spain Fritillary


Queen of Spain Fritillary
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Copyright: Chris Jonko (Christopher_PL) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 362 W: 52 N: 755] (2685)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2003-08-03
Categories: Insects
Camera: Minolta Dimage 7i
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): European Butterflies and Moths. [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-07-13 5:07
Viewed: 3603
Points: 38
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Issoria lathonia - family Nymphalidae.

PL: Dostojka latonia
UK: Queen of Spain Fritillary
SK: Perlovec malý
CZ: Perleťovec menší
ES: Sofia
DE: Silbriger-Perlmutterfalter
SE: Storfläckig pärlemorfjäril
NO: Solvkape
FI: Helmihopeatäplä
DK: Storplettet perlemorsommerfugl
NL: Kleine parelmoervlinder

One of the smaller of Fritillary species. The wingspan is 40-48 mm. The back side of the wings has some of big, silver spots that identifies this species.

This is very common butterfly - you can find it in whole Europe except Iceland.

There are two generations in year: spring generation in May and second Summer generation in July and August.

The caterpilars can be found on different Viola plants.

TAZ, SkyF, soccer, jchemas, wallhalla15, jcoowanitwong, phlr, coasties, Oz1, rozaanbeukes, Alex99, AndyB has marked this note useful
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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2006-07-13 5:28]

Beautiful and interesting shot for this superb butterfly ! Composition, colors, details, exposure, DOF and sharpness are very good ! Congratulations Chris and thank you for sharing picture and note which give to me enjoyment.

hi chris
good colors ,POV and DOF.details superbes aussi.
bravo.
laurent

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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2006-07-13 7:28]

Hello Chris,
lovely shot of this butterfly. Colors, sharpness and details are very nice. Very well done.
TFS..Sky

Chris,

The Composition, POV, sharpness, detail of the subject and the OOF BG make for a wonderful pic. TFS,
Sheriff

Hi Chris
Great capture and composition of this Butterfly.
Superb colors and details with great POV and BG.
Regards
JC

Bonjour Chris
Belle présentation et belle prise en macro avec ce joli papillon ,les couleurs et la nettetée sont très bonnes, belle composition et très joli BG.
Au revoir et félicitation ....JP

Hello Chris,
great butterfly shot - great sharpness and colorful. Excellent composition and great details. Great colors. Well done and TFS!
Gr.
Heinz

Hi Chris,
Composition, colors, details, and sharpness are great.Congratulations !
Cemil

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  • clnaef Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 778 W: 67 N: 645] (6814)
  • [2006-07-13 12:42]

Bonjour,
Décidemment ces papillons n'arrêtent pas de se nourrir.
Bonne journée
clnaef

Hello Chris,
Nice shot of this butterfly. Seem to be in an awkard position but you handle well. Sharpness, pov, dof are great. TFS
JC

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  • phlr Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1237 W: 130 N: 882] (2821)
  • [2006-07-13 17:57]

Very good photo of this Nymphalidae Chris!
Very good POV, colours and BG!
Also a good DOF and details!
5* and TFS!

Hi Chris

Congrats on an excellent shot. Well done. Nice to view :-)

  • Great 
  • pvs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
  • [2006-07-14 2:49]

Hi Chris,

A lovely picture with great colors ,well done and TFS,

Paul

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  • Oz1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 75 W: 2 N: 174] (1012)
  • [2006-07-15 12:00]

Hi Chris,
Lovely image!
Colors and details are just great. well composed and beautifull BG!!
TFS!!

  • Great 
  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2006-07-19 9:51]

Hi Chris.
This kind of butterfly is very popular at TN members in this summer. But this photo has its unique charm. Composition, the pose of butterfly, impressive BG, distinctive fascination differ your picture from others. Superb done. TFS.
Alexei.

  • Great 
  • Kaszek Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 237 W: 50 N: 391] (1451)
  • [2006-07-19 13:16]

Witaj Krzysztof,
Wspaniale! Ostrosc gdzie trzeba, kolory super, tlo nie przeszkadza. Swietna robota!

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  • Graal Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 751 W: 31 N: 20] (5100)
  • [2006-07-26 7:14]

Cze¶æ,
mnie te¿ siê podobaj± dostojki. Fajny strza³, dobra g³êbia ostro¶ci. Brawo!
Pozdr. Al.

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  • AndyB Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1366 W: 32 N: 1351] (3982)
  • [2006-07-31 2:27]

Hello Chris,
A very nice capture of this butterfly.
A good POV,great colours and very good DOF.
Excellent work,TFS!

  • Great 
  • OzBY Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 183 W: 2 N: 351] (1355)
  • [2006-07-31 5:54]

Hi Chris,
Great picture of this Butterfly.
Great POV, color, DOF, sharpness and BG.

Oz

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