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|COMMON GLIDER (NEPTIS SAPPHO) - A SPECIAL DEDICATION TO LUCIANO....BECAUSE HE LIKES THIS SPECIE....|
IN THE WORKSHOP I POST THE SAME SPECIE...
A delicate butterfly, gently glides through dappled light in woodland and along woodland edges.
Identification & Similar species: Resembles the white admirals and the Hungarian glider, Limenitis sp. & Neptis rivularis. A white band in the upperside forewing cell and two on the hindwing separate the species.
Distribution & Flight: NE Italy and eastwards. Sporadic in the Balkans to north Greece. Double brooded in May/ June and July/ August.
Habitat & Behaviour: Open woodland, clearings and woodland edges in dappled shade. Feeds on flowers, Euphorbias for example, and takes salts from mud.
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- [2019-08-31 18:27]
Perfection in a square, excellent and beautiful catch.
- [2019-09-01 3:47]
Hi Marius,this is surely the most beautiful side of this species,very good capture another time,thanks a lot for dedications and this very interesting post,i hope to will see other butterflies from your country soon! Have a nice Sunday! Luciano
very nice composition with good BG and lovely colours
Perfect butterfly photography. Excellent background with nice details and natural colors.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice weekend,
Ciao Marius, great macro of fantastic butterfly, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio