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Melitaea cinxia


Melitaea cinxia
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Copyright: john vantighem (john1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 122 W: 0 N: 439] (3410)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-05-29
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony Alpha 58
Exposure: f/11, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-09-05 3:13
Viewed: 1272
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
rétro pic,


The Glanville Fritillary is named after Lady Eleanor Glanville, a 17th century Lepidopterist who discovered this species in Lincolnshire. After her death, one of her sons contested her will on the grounds of lunacy, as eloquently described by Moses Harris in "The Aurelian" in 1766: "This Fly took its Name from the ingenious Lady Glanvil, whose Memory had like to have suffered for her Curiosity. Some Relations that was disappointed by her Will, attempted to let it aside by Acts of Lunacy, for they suggested that none but those who were deprived of their Senses, would go in Pursuit of Butterflies".

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6125 W: 89 N: 15241] (63788)
  • [2016-09-05 11:59]

Salut John,une capture parfaite de cette melitaea,commune en Italie aussi mais pas chez moi,details et couleurs excellents dans une composition tres bien cadree'.Belle soiree' et merci,luciano

hello John
une très belle composition avec la fleur de trèfle.
Belle position du papillon ailes ouvertes
Amicalement
RRoland

hallo John
very nice picture with beautiful colours
nice composition to
thanks gr lou

Hello John,
Thanks for beautiful NOTE.
Beautiful butterfly. Nice color and well sharp picture. I like its BG too. You could framed it vertical way too and in such way you could get rid of BLANK SPACE.
Thanks my friend for sharing,
Regards,
Srikumar

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