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Idea leuconoe chersonesia


Idea leuconoe chersonesia
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Copyright: Anna Hamera (Amerek2) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 10 W: 0 N: 38] (187)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-07-15
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 300 D, Tamron 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DiII
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-07-16 10:25
Viewed: 3683
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I would like to share wit you another shot from the 'Jardin des Papillons' in Grevenmacher, which I can recommend to all fans of exotic butterflies, as it is probably the only chance of seeing them in Luxembourg.
You can check the details on the website: http://www.papillons.lu/
Idea leuconoe chersonesia (Mangrove Tree Nymph) is a black and white butterfly like the other species of the genus Idea, but the marginal and submarginal spots are conjoined to form an irregular black band, and the wing bases are yellow-tinted. Like the other Idea species, the butterfly glides gracefully amongst the treetops and floats like a piece of paper. The butterfly is believed to be distasteful to predators.

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hi anna,

very nice shot!great compo and nice focus!
tfs
caroline

Hi Anna,
Very beautiful butterfly!
Nice colors and very good sharpness.
Excellent POV; the green background enhanced the first plan.
Well done!
Thanks for sharing!
My best regards!
Josť Roberto

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