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Lesser Marbled Fritillary / Brenthis ino

Lesser Marbled Fritillary / Brenthis ino
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Copyright: Marcello Romano (marcellr) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 208 W: 38 N: 1012] (3514)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-07-03
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 4300
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/125 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-11-17 4:18
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Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 26
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Common Name. Lesser Marbled Fritillary

Brenthis ino (Rottemburg, 1775)

Wingspan. 34.0-42.0 mm.

Description. Like the Marbled Fritillary (Brenthis daphne but smaller. Underside hindwing: sppace 4 (at the end of the cell) contains a yellow rectangle in B. ino. In B. daphne the outer half is filled with brown scales.

Distribution. Widely distribuited in Central and Nord Europe.

Period of flight. June - Juli.

Habitat. It is found in lush damp meadows or marshy places from valley levels to 1500 m. It is widespread and usually common in the right habitats. Foodplants: Filipendula, Rubus, Aruncus, Sanguisorba.


* Higgins L, Hargreaves B (1983) The Butterflies of Britain and Europe. - Collins, London.

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Hi Marcello,
you captured such a beautiful butterfly, I love the wings so much - and it is sitting perfect on this blade of grass with a good blurred BG, thanks and greetings
Sabine - wishnugaruda

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  • dejo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 344 W: 51 N: 520] (2242)
  • [2007-11-17 4:32]

Hello Marcello,
Great capture, beautiful sharpness and colors, butterfly looks fantastic against nicely blurred background
great job

Hello Marcello,

Beautiful composition. Good POV and DOF. Beautiful patterns on the wings with very nice colours.


Hello Marcello
Great shot of this Lesser Marbled Fritillary,
Perfect details,lighting and POV,
Superb shot,Welldone.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2007-11-17 5:05]

anche questa e' stupenda..perfetta nonostanza la mancanza di luce diretta del sole..sei troppo bravo,buona Domenica,Luciano

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  • batu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1079 W: 293 N: 4497] (16383)
  • [2007-11-17 6:31]

Buongiorno Marcello,
you present a first class picture of B. ino. The light and the fresh colours are very attractive. The butterfly contrasts clearly and very nice against the blurred background. Superb!!
Best wishes, Peter

Hello Marcello,
I like your composition.
The butterfly has an awesome wing; you pghotographed it very well; for instance it is overall sharp..

con il sottofondo verde risaltano ancor di piu'
la bellezza,i disegni,il colore e la messa a fuoco di questa Lepidoptera.
uno scatto super,complimenti Marcello

buon week end sERGIO

Fuoco perfetto, grande nitidezza, colori splendidi, bravo Marcello, buona domenica, ciao Silvio

Hello Marcello,
Very beautiful little butterfly you've taken.
I see the very delicate details and very nice POV here,
Also, nice composition and lovely colours, informative note as well.
TFS and best wishes,

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  • Mana Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1772 W: 36 N: 5597] (18598)
  • [2007-11-18 6:52]

Hi Marcello,
Wonderful shot of this beautiful butterfly with such lovely coloured patterns on its wings. Superb lighting, exposure and DOF here. Fabulous BG and it highlights the butterfly perfectly. I like its classical pose too. Excellent POV and composition. Kudos.

Hi Marcello,
Nice Sharp capture, Realy Nice colours, butterfly looks great with the green blurred background.
Very nice indeed.


Sencillez, elegancia y un buen dominio de la técnica. Buena luz y sobre todo acertadamente encuadrada.

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