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Carcharodus alceae

Carcharodus alceae
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Copyright: Jose Cobo (Cobo) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-04-22
Categories: Insects
Camera: fujifilm finepix s1500
Exposure: f/4.4, 1/1200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-10-22 13:18
Viewed: 1800
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Carcharodus
Species: C. alceae
The Mallow Skipper (Carcharodus alceae) belong to the family of the Hesperiidae. They prefers warm areas to settle on. They flies form February in Spain to November depending on the temperature of the location

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-10-22 14:09]

Hi Jose,perfect capture of this skipper,common in my country too.Great detail and bright colors in a nice perspective too,not easy to take it with the open wings,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Lovely image. At times they move quite fast and not easy to photograph it. Great amount of detail. Excellent focusing job.
I too managed to get one DELIGHTFUL SKIPPER.
Greetings from Mario in Canada.

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  • periko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 2 N: 145] (1487)
  • [2014-10-22 20:06]

He visto polillas como esta en Mexico tambien, aunque supongo que todas las especies son similares unas con otras.
Buena toma


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  • NikosR Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 3 N: 447] (3436)
  • [2014-10-22 22:28]

Hello Jose

Very nice image of Carcharodus algeae, excellent composition, excellent clarity with best details, very nice blurring BG.



hallo Jose
super good sharpness and nice details
good composition with beautiful colours
thanks gr lou

Ciao Jose, fantastic macro of lovely skipper, fine details, superb sharpnness, wonderful colors, splendid light and excellent clarity, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Jose,
Very well captured with fine details and lovely natural colours.
Best regards.....joy

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