Suffused Snow Flat
|Copyright: arun tp (aruntp)
|Date Taken: 2010-09-17|
|Camera: Fuji Finepix S2000 HD S2100 HD|
|Exposure: f/5.1, 1/220 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2010-10-11 2:24|
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|Name : Suffused Snow Flat|
Scientific Name : Tagiades gana
Tagiades gana, commonly known as the Immaculate/Large/Suffused Snow Flat, is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae.
Male and female have a dark brown ground colour. The male has on the upperside of the forewing, three minute semi-transparent spots obliquely before the apex ; a transverse discal series of streaks, a small patch within the cell, one near the base of the wing, and exterior margin blackish ; hindwing with the lower third pure white which is straightly separated from the brown of the basal portion ; apical margin and three spots on the upper part of the disc, black, and two spots on the middle of the white anterior margin. Underside paler brown, semi-transparent spots on forewing as above : hindwing white suffused with brown along the anterior margin : upper discal and marginal spots as above black. Female paler. Upperside somewhat greyish-brown ; forewing with spots and blackish discal streaks, and hindwing with upper discal spots as in male : exterior margin of hindwing greyish-white. Underside as in male. Cilia of both sexes pure white on the lower portion of the hindwing, the rest brown.
Dioscorea alata is a host plant for the larvae.
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- [2010-10-11 5:03]
a very small butterfly well captured in excellent view. Thw top view gives a good feature of the wings. nice colours and good contrast with the green leaves.
- [2010-10-11 9:33]
Very good photo of this Tagiades gana, very good composition too, TFS!
A nice capture of this beautiful Suffused Snow Flat butterfly. Good sharp details and a lovely composition. Thanks a lot for sharing.
Una mariposa muy bella, de colores estupendos y muy originales, perfecta composición y nitidez. Buen POV.
Un saludo de Antonio
Great captured of this Tagiades gana, nice details sharpness, very good point of view, lovely natural colours, very well exposure,
Thanks for sharing and have a nice weekend,