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Malabar Rose

Malabar Rose
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Copyright: arun tp (aruntp) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-01-12
Categories: Insects
Camera: Fujifilm Finepix F 500 EXR
Exposure: f/5.3, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-01-19 2:08
Viewed: 2075
Points: 34
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Name : Malabar Rose
Scientific name : Atrophaneura pandiyana

Malabar Rose (Atrophaneura (Pachliopta) pandiyana) is a swallowtail butterfly belonging to the Pachliopta subgenus, the Roses, of the genus Atrophaneura or the Red-bodied Swallowtails. It resembles the Common Rose (Atrophaneura aristolochiae) from which it can be differentiated by the much larger white patch on its hindwings.

Uncommon Species seen in Western Ghats in India

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2013-01-19 2:24]

Hello Arun,
Very nice presentation of this butterfly in good sharpness and details.Beautiful natural colours.Regards Siggi

Hello Arun,
Nice picture with clarity and colour.You have taken it perfectly.Well done.
Kind regards,

Ciao Arun.
Fantastica farfalla con una livrea stupenda,fotografata con un’ottima nitidezza e buoni dettagli,bellissimi i colori con le loro sfumature,bene la composizione.
Ciao Marco.
Grazie della condivisione.

Ciao Arun, great macro of fantastic butterfly, wonderful colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-01-19 6:08]

hello Arun,
interesing papilion,
beautiful photo,great details,
thanks and regards..

Hello Arun

Love the light and shadow play of the color tones
of the butterfly, fine POV to show it with the
beautiful patterns, TFS


這蝴蝶好大啊 顏色漂亮的有點詭意
加上白色線條 感覺處在日本和室內
哈哈 我猜想的啊
構圖美 細節清新

hello Arun
great sharpness and good details of this beauty
great colours
thanks greeting lou

Hello Arun,
a great picture of this Malabar Rose, taken from a good angle with perfect clarity and colour.
best wishes,

Hi Arun,
nice butterfly. Very good presentation and composition. I like this point of view.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-01-19 9:05]

Hi Arun,great capture in the best wings position to take the perfect details everywhere,magnificent specie,a great pleasure to see! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

WOW isn't this a mysterious one! My first ever too! Such a find!! You must have been thrilled to catch her, display and POV excellent

Hi Arun
Beautiful macro of this butterfly. Great pose and POV with a really good DOV. Beautiful presentation.
Thanks for sharing
Best regards

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-01-20 5:05]

Very glad to see this species, beautiful species, well captured. tfs.

Ciao Arun. Very good capture for the beauty with opened wings. Details and sharp are very good too.


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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2013-01-21 5:18]

Hello Arun
Nice closed up image.Good point of view and nice details.Colours are also evry nice
TFS Michel

Hi Arun, congratulations for this wonderful butterfly, really beautiful, thanks for sharing,

ciao, tino

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