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Southern White Admiral

Southern White Admiral
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Copyright: Seyfi Karaman (KOMSIS) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-07-20
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D300, Nikkor AF-S 105mm VR f/2.8G + TC14EII
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Butterflies and Moths of TURKIYE (TURKEY) III, Butterflies from Turkey [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-03-20 11:11
Viewed: 3299
Points: 28
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Limenitis reducta Staudinger, 1901
Southern White Admiral - Eastern White Admiral

Turkish Name : Akdeniz Hanımeli Kelebeği.

Distribution in the world : Southern Europe and Turkey's rarely live in the forest.

Living Area : 0 - 1650 m. height between the forests and forest trees in sparsely prefer clarity.

Flight time : May-June, as two generations, are seen in July-September.

Food Plants of the caterpillar : "Honeysuckle flowers" on the eggs and larva is fed here.

Notes : Mastering color is black. White spots on the upper wing, lower wing in the middle of a white stripe across the eye hit. Small blue dots in the upper and lower wing edges are ordered, these spots are more obvious in females. Moreover, the black female is reflective metallic ground in the sun. Dominant percentage of the back color, the brick-colored top and dark brown wings with white spots of a region, a region with lower wing edges in black and white stripe and white dots are located. Butterfly, is back with a very eye-catching.
Glide through the air, and the flies are difficult to realize.
Water flow at the location of the Bay and will rest in Hayıt leaves. The region have found do not allow to pass by other butterflies.
Wingspan : 45-50 mm.

Sub-Types : Limenitis reducta herculeana Stichel, [1908]

Similar Species : Limenitis Camilla. While an additional white spots on the wings and wing blood under the black spots are the only order.

Source: http://www.leptr.110mb.com/dizintr.htm

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2009-03-20 11:30]

Hello Seyfi,
I like this cute butterfly, you did a nice composition, colours & light are great, dof + pov perfect,Very nice shot!
Best regards Siggi

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  • eng55 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1256 W: 42 N: 1976] (5892)
  • [2009-03-20 11:32]

Merhaba Seyfi Bey,
Çok güzel bir makro çalışması.Kadraj,fon,detaylar,renkler ve pozlama mükemmel olmuş.
Tebrikler,ellerinize sağlık!

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2009-03-20 11:42]

Hi Seyfi. A good close up of the colourful Southern White that has seen better days, A shame its lost part of its wing. All the same you were able to take this one with good detail and rich colours. well done TFS.

Have a good weekend.

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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2009-03-20 11:42]

Hola Seyfi,
buena macro y magníficos colores,
atractivo foco y composición,

Nefis bir makro fotoğraf .
Tebrik ederim .

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  • Marx44 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 172 W: 97 N: 926] (3891)
  • [2009-03-20 12:10]

Hi Seyfi,
Beautiful shot!
Very nice composition!
Nice colors. Good POV!

Merhaba Seyfi Bey, muhteşem bir makro elinize sağlık. Nikonun yeni makro objektifini aldığınızı farkettim. Ben de bu ay içinde almayı planlıyorum. Memnun musunuz? Gördüğüm kadarı ile sonuç çok iyi. İyi hafta sonları diliyorum.

hello Seyfi
another great butterfly shot from you, I love the colors of this white admiral, it's pity that his wing is damaged
the green BG is beautiful too
Have a nice WE

Ciao again Seyfi, great capture of fantastic butterfly with splendid colors, superb details and splendid sharpness, perfect focus, lovely blurry BG, very well done, bravo, ciao Silvio

Merhaba Seyfi,
what a wonderful picture of Southern White Admiral, you have captured a great pose of the beautiful butterfly on the flower against a splendid blurred green BG, very well composed.
Best regards

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  • zulfu Gold Star Critiquer [C: 685 W: 0 N: 2] (43)
  • [2009-03-22 13:10]

Hasrlı olmasına rağmen detaylarıyla muhteşem bir hanimeli kelebeği. Elinize sağlık.

Hallo Seyfi
I wish I had more time............
However I cannot pass this by without saying. Your butterfly images are great and this one is no exception. Colours, patterns and markings on this insects wings are eye-catching and pleasant to look at. The beautiful details makes up for the "missing part" in the wing. Thanks for sharing.
Best regards

Hello Seyfi! Perfect shot, ideal exposure and capture, very good contrast and sharpness. Interesting composition and very interesting note. Well done!

Hello Seyfi

Excellent macro with fine POV and framing,
great focus, sharpness and details,
beautiful color tones and contrast of the colors, TFS


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