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|Hamearis lucina (Linnaeus 1758)|
Duke of Burgundy Fritillary
Wingspan: 30 – 36mm
Hamearis lucina is the only European representative of the rich neotropical Nemeobiinae subfamily (containing metalmarks, and other unusual and conspicuous little butterflies).
The species is distributed from Northern Spain and Southern England through Central Europe, Northern and Central Italy, Sicily, the Balkan, going as far north as southern Sweden and the Baltic states. It seems to be rather local, missing in wide areas of its range. The butterflies prefers the edges of deciduous forests. Caterpillars live on Primrose.
One generation from the end of April to June. South of the Alps there are two generations: March to May, and August to September.
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Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Model: NIKON D90
Software: Adobe Photoshop CS4 Windows
Exposure Time: 25/1000 sec
Focal Length: 150/1 mm
Date Taken: 2012-07-28 15:19
Metering Mode: Pattern
File Size: 286 kb
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A superb butterfly species not very often found in my country. The focus, exposure and WB are perfect. It is a great composition. I like very much the blurry background around the butterfly. Thanks for sharing!
- [2012-07-28 11:38]
Nice shot. Gorgeous natural colours with
good composition and details.
Have a good weekend
Ciao Sergio, bella Lucina, l'ho beccata per la prima volta quest'anno, farfalla non facile da trovare e da fotografare, gran bella mcro, complimenti, buona Domenica, ciao Silvio
- [2012-07-28 15:50]
Ciao Sergione,un po' sfigato con la posizione delle ali,ma davvero grande nel mostrarci questa rarita',mai vista dalle mie parti,buoni i dettagli in alcune parti e perfetta saturazione.Buona Domenica,Luciano
Good morning Sergio!
Superb composition. Wonderful colours and light. Excellent sharpness.
Have a good Sunday!