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Mylothris Agathina


Mylothris Agathina
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Copyright: Srikumar Balial (Hotelcalifornia) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1519 W: 24 N: 2225] (14408)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-05-21
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D5200, Tamron AF70-300mmF/4-5.6Di-LD-MACRO 1:2
Exposure: f/8, 1/200 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-07-15 21:56
Viewed: 2107
Points: 32
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
"THE CATERPILLAR DOES ALL THE WORK,BUT THE BUTTERFLY GETS ALL THE PUBLICITY"-George Carlin





I have captured this "COMMON DOTTED-BORDER BUTTERFLY" in Graskop,South Africa.

The Common Dotted-Border(Mylothris agathina) is a butterfly of the Pieridae family.It is found in Mozambique,Zimbabwe,Botswana and southern and eastern South Africa.Its range has spread Westwards around the coast in recent decades howerver,and it now occurs to the north of Cape Town to somewhat beyond Saldanha.

SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION:
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Pieridae
Genus:Mylothris
Species:M.agathina(Cramer 1779)

The wingspan is 50-60 mm for males and 52-65 mm for females.Adults are on wing year round,with peaks in October and from late February to April.

FOR MORE ABOUT THIS SPECIES,YOU MAY VISIT-Wikipedia(SOURCE)

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Ciao Srikumar, grat macro of fantastic butterfly, wonderfulcolors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-07-16 2:55]

Hi Srikumar,i seen a butterfly of this family the last year in Gambia,and it's always a great pleasure to watch a pic of this magnificent specie,especially when the quality is very very high like in your,a great close up made with fine detail and bright colors,very well done! Have a nice evening and thanks,LUCIANO

Hi Srikuma
照的很漂亮 很美丽的蝴蝶 也很清晰
說真的 這是很美麗的色彩 可議算是極品中的極品
真是美極了 角度也很棒 很完美的作品
构图也很美丽 真是好看
谢谢分享
STONE

lovely yellow such a delicate presentation

hallo Sri
great shot with nice details and the colours are beautiful
thanks greeting lou

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-07-16 7:48]

Hi Srikumar,
Amazing colors,beautiful butterfly. Ggood composition
with sharpness details.
Regards Jiri.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-07-16 10:11]

Hello Srikumar,
What a beautiful butterfly! Splendid colours nicely contrasting against the dull background. Fantastic sharply detailed and a fine composition.
Regards,
Peter

WONDERFUL COLOR......

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  • john1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 122 W: 0 N: 439] (3410)
  • [2014-07-16 11:50]

Hi Srikumar,

Wonderful colors of this butterfly, great sharpness and détails of the wings.
Great job, TFS.
My best regards.
John vantighem

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  • nanreh Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 136 W: 12 N: 258] (2191)
  • [2014-07-16 12:36]

Hermoso contraste has logrado, Srikumar, para resaltar magistralmente los espectaculares colores de esta Mylothris agathina, una mariposa que parece haber capturado el radiante espíritu del sol.

Felicitaciones, amigo!

Hernán Bortondello
ARGENTINA

Beautiful!!!

Hi Srikumar, Beautiful butterfly captured with great light and tones. Really beautiful. Best regards
Anna

Hi Srikumar,

A very nice species of butterfly indeed. I liked the color of it and also the black dots at the back.
TFS this nice one :)

Ciao Srikumar. Exciting colours and excellente details in the lovely compo.

Roberto

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2014-07-28 5:28]

Hi Srikumar,
I have not seen before ..
Very good shot of this beauty butterfly. Great colours, good details and composition.
Best wishes,
Seyfi

Hello Srikumar

Excellent macro of this butterfly with its
beautiful color tones, fine POV, great focus,
sharpness, and details, TFS

Asbed

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