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COMMON BRIMSTONE


COMMON BRIMSTONE
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Copyright: Marius Secan (marius-secan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2007 W: 0 N: 5412] (29598)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-07-02
Categories: Insects
Camera: NIKON D810, NIKON AF-S 105 mm f/2,8 G IF-ED VR II
Exposure: f/11, 1/1600 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2017-07-27 4:30
Viewed: 666
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
COMMON BRIMSTONE (GONEPTERYX RHAMNI)
Gonepteryx rhamni (known as the common brimstone) is a butterfly of the Pieridae family. It lives in Europe, North Africa and Asia.

They never settle with their wings open and from the underside the sexes are more difficult to separate but the female is still paler. Their wing shape is unique among British butterflies (although there are similar, closely related species in southern and eastern Europe) and is designed to act as camouflage while they rest and during hibernation.

G. rhamni lives in Europe, North Africa, South America and Asia as far east as Mongolia. It is widely distributed across the southern half of the United Kingdom, and has been steadily increasing its range in the north of England.


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Ciao Marius, great macro of fantastic butterfly, wonderful natural colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Marius
Une superbe capture de ce Citron, la netteté est parfaite.
J'en ai vu chez moi l'autre jour.
Salutations
Roland

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2017-07-27 16:15]

Hi Marius,you too with the brimstone after me and Roland. And obviously the best pic is your. Absolutely great,impressive sharpness,the best exposure and very natural colors too! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Hello Marius,

Another fabulous macro!! Exceptional sharpness, details & DOF. A wonderful image.

Regards,
Satirtha

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