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Hyponephele lycaon

Hyponephele lycaon
Photo Information
Copyright: Roberto Innocenzi (cobra112) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2093 W: 75 N: 6382] (43366)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-08-02
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D300s, Sigma 105mm 1:2.8 EX DG Macro
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-10-10 0:01
Viewed: 1863
Points: 34
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Dusky Meadow Brown (Hyponephele lycaon) is a butterfly species belonging to the family Nymphalidae. It can be found in Europe, primarily the South and East. The wingspan is ca. 40 mm. The butterflies fly from June to August depending on the location. The larvae feed on various grasses.

Lunghezza ala anteriore: 19 -23 mm
Distribuzione in Italia: Tutta Italia compresa la Sicilia ma esclusa la Sardegna e l'Elba.
Habitat: specie termofila, si rinviene nei prati e nelle pendici rocciose del piano montano e cacuminale, da 900 sino a circa 2200 metri s.l.m.
Generazioni annuali: una sola, con sfarfallamento in luglio-agosto.
Piante nutrici: Festica sp. Poa sp. Bromus sp. Stipa pennata.

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Hello Roberto,
Curious butterfly on a interesting flower. Great combination of colors.

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2012-10-10 0:22]

Ciao Roberto,
Excellent photo composition with these Butterfly and Eryngium, very good sharp and colorful details, useful description too, TFS!

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-10-10 2:01]

Ciao Roby,cosa cacchio vuoi che scriva..ehehe..questa e' un'altra impressionante meraviglia,rara e colta con la consueta qualita' inarrivabile,magari un pelino in piu' di colore...buona giornata,Luciano

Ciao Roberto, bella accoppiata col fiore azzurro e sfondo intonato, ottima nitidezza e dettagli favolosi, bravo, ciao Silvio

Hello Roberto,
A very sharp photo of this beautiful butterfly, great composition, good lighting and the butterfly stand out very well against out of focus background,
Thanks for sharing and have a nice day,
Best Regards,

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2012-10-10 4:59]

Bonjour Roberto,
Un papillon qui fréquente aussi mon pré dans les Alpes, mais je n'ai pas ces jolies fleurs bleues où ils peuvent se poser. Une image simple et bien conçue. Une grande tranquillité aussi se dégage de cette photo.
Un grand merci!

hello Roberto,
as usual a very perfect picture of this Dusky Meadow Brown.
good colour , clarity and composition.
very well taken picture.
best wishes,

Hi Roberto,
another beautiful photo. Amazing colours. Excellent sharpness. What a point of view and presentation.
Thanks for sharing,

hello Roberto
very good sharpness and great details
i like the coloursnice composition to
thaks greeting lou

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-10-10 8:09]

Hello Roberto,
Excellent photo in all aspects. Again a little masterpiece.

Hello Roberto,
A fantastic capture with fine colors, details & pose. Well composed & presented with a great POV. Nice work & TFS...MF! Regards & best wishes!


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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-10-10 11:07]

Hello Roberto.
The butterfly, the flower, the background and the composition. A wonderful Dusky Meadow Brown with excellent views of sides of the wing. Colors and details are superb.Best regards Siggi

Ciao Roberto,
bellissima macro, ottima composizione e nitidezza, grande POV e BG
Ciao Vanni

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2012-10-10 13:37]

Good photo with a beautiful composition between the flower and butterfly with its different tones and colors. A very nice and excellent sharpness. Congratulations Roberto. Saludos.

Hello Roberto
Beautiful photo with good composition, fantastic colours and impressive sharpness.

very nice image, lovely framing, not the best of specimen....but still outstanding....great details.tfs

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2012-10-11 5:22]

Hello Roberto
Beautiful composition.Great low POV.Razor sharp image with fantastic details.Colors and light are also outstanding.
TFS Michel

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