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|This image is from my archives of 2014.|
Danaus chrysippus, also known as the plain tiger or African monarch, is a medium-sized, butterfly widespread in Asia and Africa. It belongs to the Danainae ("Milkweed butterflies") subfamily of the brush-footed butterfly family, Nymphalidae. Its coloration is mimicked by multiple species.
The plain tiger is believed to be one of the first butterflies to be used in art. A 3500-year-old Egyptian fresco in Luxor features the oldest illustration of this species.
The plain tiger can be considered the archetypical danaine of India. Accordingly, this species has been studied in greater detail than other members of its subfamily occurring in India.
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- [2015-11-02 7:39]
Hi Ram,very nice capture of the african monarch,now very common in the southern Italy too but not where i live,great exposure and bright colors,a pity the head hidden by the flower.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
- [2015-11-02 8:02]
Although I miss the head of the butterfly, a nice picture in beautiful saturated colours and good sharpness. Fine blurred background.
very nice picture with great details and beautiful colours
thanks gr lou
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isolated sections of the butterfly's wings can be very pleasant
superb phot fropm your archives, beautiful butterfly posed on beautiful flowers, wonderful contrasting colors and lovely details
Have a good night
Nice image with rich in colours.