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Wall butterfly

Wall butterfly
Photo Information
Copyright: Rose von Selasinsky (sela) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 47 W: 0 N: 39] (738)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-09-26
Categories: Insects
Camera: Pentax K 7, PENTAX DFA MACRO100mm F2.8
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-10-03 5:20
Viewed: 3640
Points: 14
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Wall (butterfly)
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Papilionoidea
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Lasiommata
Species: L. megera
Binomial name
Lasiommata megera
(Linnaeus, 1767)

The Wall (Lasiommata megera), also called Wall Brown is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. Its larvae feed on grasses, including Yorkshire Fog, False Brome, Black Bent, Common Bent, Wavy Hair-grass, Cock's-foot, Brachypodium pinnatum and Annual Meadow-grass.
Lasiommata megera-02 (xndr).jpg
Thank you for loopking at and for your points. Have a sunny weekend

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2009-10-03 5:51]

Hello Rose.
Thanks for sharing this wonderful beauty in full spread wings and excellent sharpness. The light and shadow is very well managed and details are well written all over this composition.Best regards Siggi

Hello Rose,
a splendid picture of a female Wall taken in a beautiful pose on a wall, good sharpness and very beautiful colours, very well composed.
Best regards

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  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2009-10-03 7:42]

Wonderful capture, great details and colors.

Ciao Rose, wonderful L. megera with fantastic colors, splendid sharpness and wonderful details, superb macro, very well done, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

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  • roges Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 957 W: 0 N: 1329] (6264)
  • [2009-10-03 11:32]

Guten Abend Rose,
super Macro mit wunderschönen Farben.
Schönes Wochenende,

Schoen Guten Abend, Rose!

Lovely closeup capture of the pretty butterfly with nice details! I like the sharpness and POV in the shot. There exists a great contrast between the butterfly's colors and the rock underneath. The colors are perfectly natural. Great composition!

Liebe Gruesse,

hello Rose
very good scene and composition with this background,very beautiful warm colours and good details,fine photo output!
TFS thanks for sharing

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