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Pantoporia hordonia


Pantoporia hordonia
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Copyright: John Wilburg (Maynayquan) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 40 W: 0 N: 217] (1716)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-10-22
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/80 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-10-22 5:58
Viewed: 1463
Points: 28
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I came across this Common Lascar by a small stream at a forest edge in the Plum Garden, Baiyun Hill this afternoon. It was the first time for me to spot this species.

The Common Lascar (Pantoporia hordonia) is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in tropical and subtropical Asia.
The Lascars are somewhat similar in pattern and wing shape to the Common Sailors, but the stripes and bands on the upperside wings are orange instead of white.
There are about 15-18 species in the genus Pantoporia, of which 5 are found in West Malaysia, the remainder being found in various other parts of the Oriental region, or on Papua New Guinea and surrounding areas.
Pantoporia hordonia is the most widespread member of the genus, being found from India and Sri Lanka to south China, Taiwan and the Philippines; and south through the Malay archipelago to Java and Lombok.
This butterfly is found in disturbed areas of primary rainforest, including in small clearings; and along forested riverbanks at elevations between sea level and about 300 metres.
Source: www.learnaboutbutterflies.com

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A well composed image of a butterfly not frequently seen here on TN, John.
Common Lascar is a handsome butterfly and you have captured it beautifully on the fern.
Thanks for sharing this picture of an exotic species of butterflies.
Ram

Hello John
A wonderful shot of this open wing Common Lascar beauty.
great clarity and colour.
With regards,
samiran

Hello John,
First of one, thanks for visiting my gallery. Amazing capture of a wonderful specie. Nice details and exceptional colors. You managed very good this composition.
Thanks for sharing!
Marius.

Hi John,
interesting butterfly. Nice point of view. Nice natural colours. Very good presentation.
Thanks for sharing,
Maciek

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-10-22 7:49]

Hi,
Oh, what a beauty..lovely color and design of the lascar captured well with good composition and light. tfs.
nagraj.v

Ciao John, great macro of fantastic butterfly, I never see before, thanks, splendid sharpness, fine details and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-10-22 8:25]

Hello John,
Another beauty from China nicely posted on a fern. A macro in beautiful light and colours. Good sharpness, DOF and a fine composition.
Regards,
Peter

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2013-10-22 9:25]

Hello John,
very good pic whit and very good compozition!Perfect focus and sharpness,excellent light balance and rich background too.Regards Siggi

Hello John,
Excellent sharpness and clarity of the subject,nicly exposed and lovely composition. TFS.
Regards,
Joy

hallo john
very nice picture to see
the colours and light are beautiful
thanks greeting lou

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-10-22 11:21]

Hi John,a lot of rare surprises in your butterflies gallery,and this is another magnificent example,what a beauty and what a perfect capture,the best way to watch this beautiful wings design,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello John
照的很創易 也很清晰可愛
這蝴蝶就是這樣的漂亮 顏色鮮豔 很美麗
我好像也有PO過 忘了
構圖美麗 背景深遂
謝謝分享 早安
STONE

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-10-22 23:54]

Hello John,
nice butterfly,beautiful photo,ferns looks good.regards..

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-10-23 5:12]

Hello John,
Another beauty from China, reminds me of the Common Sailor with another coloration.
Nice diagonal composition, natural colors. Sharpness could be improved slightly, but not too much.
A beautiful butterfly-species.
Merci!
Anne

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