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Mylon menippus

Mylon menippus
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Copyright: Oz Rittner (Oz1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 75 W: 2 N: 174] (1012)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-11-10
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): South American butterflies, Insects and other small creatures gallery [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-06-09 5:06
Viewed: 5710
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This beautifull Hesperidae specie is native to Argentina and Brazil. also neighbouring countries.
its wingspan is about 24mm. typical Hesperidae which rests with its wings unfolded thus making it easy to photograph its inner wings.

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  • DOBIS Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 126 W: 16 N: 170] (632)
  • [2006-06-09 5:34]

Hello Oz,
very nice picture of the mylon, just pity te background wasn´t in different colour.

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  • AndyB Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1366 W: 32 N: 1351] (3982)
  • [2006-06-09 13:34]

Hello Oz,
An excellent capture.
Good lighting,nice and sharp against the dark background.
Very well done.


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  • batu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1079 W: 293 N: 4497] (16383)
  • [2007-01-19 16:00]

Hello Oz,
scanning the archives, I discovered this well presented skipper. Focus, sharpness and the colours are superb. Excellent macro!!
Best wishes, Peter

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