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Iphiclides podalirius ssp.

Iphiclides podalirius ssp.
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Copyright: Jose Cobo (Cobo) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-05-03
Categories: Insects
Camera: fujifilm finepix s1500
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-05-15 10:46
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Points: 8
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Phylum: Arthropoda Arthropoda or
Subphylum: Mandibulata
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Papilionoidea
Family: Papilionidae
Subfamily: Papilioninae
Tribe: Lampropterini
Genre: Iphiclides
Species: Iphiclides podalirius ssp. feisthamelii

It measures 60 to 80mm wingspan. The female is larger than the male.
North Africa, Iberian Peninsula and northern French peaks. It lives in low vegetation, near gardens or open areas (lower than 2000 meters). From North Africa, Iberian Peninsula and southern France. Included in the Balearics.
One of the largest butterflies in Europe. From May to June and from August to October. The caterpillar feeds on blackthorn and hawthorn, cherry ... (takes two months to complete their development)
It has two generations per year. Deposits eggs in trees prumus genre (almond, plum ...). The caterpillars hatch between 10-24 days.

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hello Jose
great sharpness and good light
the colours are beautiful
thanks greeting lou

Hello Jose
Beautiful photo with very good composition, wonderful colours and good sharpness!

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

Ciao Jose.
Splendida foto con un’ottima nitidezza,eccellente la gestione della luce,belli i colori come la composizione,molto bella bravo.
Ciao Marco.

Bom dia José Cobo
Excelente macro.Belíssima composição,cores e ntidez.Parabéns!

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