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Scarce swallowtail,Iphiclides podalirius

Scarce swallowtail,Iphiclides podalirius
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Copyright: joel berthonneau (jlbrthnn) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 15 W: 0 N: 45] (219)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-08-10
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon Powershot S3 IS
Exposure: f/2.7, 1/1250 seconds
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-01-12 5:31
Viewed: 5663
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
August 10th, 2008
Saint-Jean-de-Buèges 340264 34380
Hérault Languedoc-Roussillon
43.827 3.618 218 m

Scarce Swallowtail,Iphiclides podalirius

Vernacular name: Scarce Swallowtail.
Scientific name: Iphiclides podalirius.

It is a butterfly with a wingspan up to 70 mm, with wings of triangular shape, with black stripes on a yellowish white, and blue crescents, and a tail ringed black ocellus blue and marked with orange. Its caterpillar is found on blackthorn, cherry, hawthorn, peach and almond trees.

Iphiclides Podalirius.

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Hi joel,

Absolutely a fine pic of this swallowtail. Perfect POV & good sharpness. Keep it up. TFS.


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