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Dark Green Fritillary

Dark Green Fritillary
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Copyright: Olgierd Rozycki (rolesox) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 173] (1940)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-08-19
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 400D, SIGMA 18-125mm F3.8-5.6 DC OS, Marumi 67 mm UV
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-11-25 22:27
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Picture taken at Ina river near Zabrodzie village.
The Dark Green Fritillary (Speyeria aglaja) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. Wingspan: 50-57 mm. It is often seen, on pastures and flowery banks, and nearby areas where the preferred foodplants for the larvae, Viola canina and Viola riviniana, grow. The Dark Green Fritillary uses violets within Bracken mosaics frequently consisting of one-third Bracken and two-thirds grass, often on the edges of suitable High Brown Fritillary habitat. Their distribution can be found on the nbn website here.
PL perłowiec większy (dostojka aglaja).

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