|Copyright: Sumon Sinha (Mana)
|Date Taken: 2006-11-19|
|Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC-W5|
|Exposure: f/5.6, 1/320 seconds|
|More Photo Info: [view]|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2006-11-21 4:40|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|The Gray Pansy, Junonia atlites, is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in South Asia. The Nymphalidae is a family of about 5,000 species of butterflies.|
These are typically fairly large butterflies, such as the emperor, admirals, tortoiseshells and fritillaries, which have very colourful wings. However, the underwings are dull and often look like dead leaves, or are much paler, which produces a cryptic effect that helps the butterfly disappear in its surroundings.
The front two legs are small, so these butterflies are effectively four-legged. The caterpillars are hairy or spiky, and the chrysalids have shiny spots.
Scientific classification :
Species: J. atlites
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Good POV and pose. Good DOF and sharpness.
great job on this butterfly,
very nice framing,
I have also captured this one. Thank you for the name.
- [2007-01-12 13:03]
Your pansy is of hi vividness - especially the angle of the light. The colors are very natural. Detail is superb!