Cacyreus marshalli female
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|Cacyreus Marshalli Butler, 1897|
Common name: Geranium bronze
Info from Wikipedia:
The wingspan is 15–23 mm for males and 18–27 mm for females. Adults are on wing year round in warmer areas, but usually from August to May in South Africa. At higher altitudes adults are on wing in December and January It is brown with a fine black edge interlaced with white and a very thin tail. The underside is grey-brown with dark bands. The caterpillar feeds on cultivated Pelargonium geraniums, as well as on species of the related Geranium genus.
The species is native of South Africa. It has, however, been introduced (deliberately or accidentally) to Mediterranean Europe (initially the Balaeric Islands), where it has spread as a pest of cultivated Pelargonium geraniums, which also originate in South Africa.
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- [2015-06-18 4:39]
Very Good captured and presented. Very good macro work.
Very beautiful capture of this cute little butterfly with its wings partially open, Nikos.
Marvellous details and colours.
Thanks and regards.
Ciao Nikos, greatmacro of lovely butterfly, excellent clarity, wonderful colors and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
- [2015-06-18 15:14]
Gia sou Nikos,
Beautiful presentation of this butterfly ..
Good sharp details and a nice composition.
- [2015-06-18 15:46]
Hi Nikos,the sharpness is good but not the best,but isn't easy to do better with this small lycaeneide with the open wings,excellent work! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
Tres belle photo macro,
Bonnes gestion des divers paramètres