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Iphiclides podalirius

Iphiclides podalirius
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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: 2014-04-05
Categories: Insects
Camera: fujifilm finepix s1500
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/600 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-05-17 9:38
Viewed: 1106
Points: 12
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One of the bigest of Spain.
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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Ciao Stone, great macro of fantastic butterfly, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

照的清晰 很漂亮的蝴蝶
顏色鮮豔華麗 很新奇
光線亮麗 角度也很棒 非常的迷人
構圖美麗 背景深遂

¡Qué lujos macro, amigo José!
Se observan en ella cada detalle del cuerpo y de las increíbles alas de esta Iphiclides...
El fondo sumido en las sombras ha sido una sabia elección, el contraste entre el sujeto y su entorno es perfecto. Felicitaciones!!!

Tu amigo argentino.
Hernán Bortondello.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-05-18 11:52]

Hi Luis,a specie very rare this year in my country after the last strange and warm winter.Perfect capture in the best wings position to take the best detail everywhere,bright colors too.Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

Hello Jose,
Absolutely amazing capture with splendid natural colors and nice details. The light is great. Incredible sharp details. Great capture of a lovely butterfly specie.
Thanks for sharing!

hallo Jose
thanks for this beauty picture of this butterfly
great sharpness and good details and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

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