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Copyright: Luciano Gollini (lousat) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2018-11-30
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC HX200V
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-01-25 14:12
Viewed: 290
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The upper view of this species that i posted recently.

Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Deudorix
Species:D. antalus

Deudorix antalus, the brown playboy, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found in Africa (including Madagascar) and south-west Arabia.
The wingspan is 22–34 mm for males and 22–40 mm for females. Adults are on wing year-round with peaks from September to October and from March to May.
The larvae feed on the fruit of a wide range of plants, including Haplocoelum galiense, Schotia species (including S. afra and Schotia speciosa), Faidherbia albida, Syzygium species (including S. guineense), Ximenia species (including X. caffra, X. poppae), Acacia species (including A. stenocarpa), Prunus species (including Prunus persica ispahanensis), Cassia, Phaseolus lunatus, Sutherlandia, Crotalaria, Dolichos, Nymania capensis, Combretum, Quisqualis, Albizia, Baphia, Bauhinia, Burkea, Caesalpinia, Cajanus, Canavalia, Phaseolus, Pisum, Vigna, Macadamia, Olea, Paphia, Cardiospermum and Capsicum species.

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Hi Luciano
An impressive photo of this hairy butterfly. Good colour and excellent sharpness.

Hello Luciano,
Excellent details as usual. The colors and shape of the wings are amazing.

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  • mamcg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 333 W: 13 N: 91] (9843)
  • [2019-01-26 1:42]

The contrast of color turns this visible and attractive too, the crispness of focussing is very good.
Beautiful click.

Hi there Sir Luciano,

Excellent color and Sharpness. The Green background really enhanced the Deudorix. Impressive Macro.

Have Nice Day!

Ciao Luciano, gran bella licenide, magnifici colori naturali, splendida nitidezza e ottimi dettagli, bravissimo, ciao Silvio

Bonsoir Luciano,

Les feuilles cadrent bien le papillon. La prise de vue permet de voir les détails du papillon Deudorix antalus. La lumière fait ressortir la beauté des couleurs. Bonne soirée.


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  • periko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 2 N: 145] (1487)
  • [2019-02-06 12:00]

Hi Luciano
It is a pleasure to see this picture, because of the few colors and the neat composition.
Nice and interesting specimen as well.


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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2019-02-07 12:04]

Hello Luciano,
Excellent sharp detailed photo of this butterfly. Very beautiful natural colours. Great DOF in a nice composition.

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