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Anthocharis euphenoides

Anthocharis euphenoides
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Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio2006) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6690 W: 90 N: 16812] (102073)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2019-05-21
Categories: Insects
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-05-28 22:57
Viewed: 217
Points: 16
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Anthocharis euphenoides

(Staudinger 1869)

Nome Volgare: Aurora di Provenza

Famiglia: Pieridae

Lunghezza ala anteriore 16-21 mm

Maschio: colore giallo con sfumatura basale nerastra. Ali anteriori con ampia area subapicale arancio delimitata da una sfumatura nerastra, macchia discocellulare nera e bordo apicale nerastro. Nelle posteriori traspare il disegno verdastro del rovescio.

Rovescio: colore giallo. Anteriori bianche con ampia fascia subapicale arancio che lascia scoperta la zona apicale gialla con qualche traccia di disegno verdastro. Macchia discocellulare nera. Posteriori più o meno intensamente ricoperte da uno spesso disegno verdastro che lascia scoperti numerosi spazi gialli.

Femmina: colore bianco con sfumatura basale nerastra. Ali anteriori con macchia discocellulare nera, area subapicale arancio ricoperta in gran parte da disegni nerastri. Nelle posteriori giallognole traspare in grigio il disegno del rovescio.

Distribuzione: Alpi occidentali e centrali. Appennino centro-meridionale

Habitat: prati e cespuglieti del piano basale e montano, tra i 300 e i 2000 metri s.l.m.

Generazioni annuali: una sola con sfarfallamento degli adulti in aprile-maggio.

Piante nutrici: Biscutella laevigata

Anthocharis euphenoides

( Staudinger 1869 )

Vulgar Name : Aurora Provence

Family: Pieridae

Front wing length 16-21 mm

Male : yellow with basal blackish tinge . Forewings with a large orange subapical area bounded by a blackish tinge , stain discocellulare black and blackish apical edge . The rear design shines greenish backhand .

Reverse: yellow. White front with a large subapical orange band that leaves uncovered the apical area yellow with slight greenish design . Discocellulare black stain . Rear more or less intensely covered by a thick greenish design that leaves uncovered numerous yellow spaces .

Female : white with blackish tinge baseline . Fore wings with a black spot discocellulare , orange subapical area covered mostly by drawings blackish . In the rear yellowish gray shines through in the design of the reverse.

Distribution: western and central Alps . Central-Southern Apennines

Habitat: meadows and thickets of the basal plane and mountain , between 300 and 2000 meters above sea level

Generations per year : one with flickering of adults in April- magus .

Plants suckler : Biscutella laevigata

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Hello Silvio,
What a superb specie with such amazing colors.

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  • mamcg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 333 W: 13 N: 91] (9843)
  • [2019-05-29 2:40]

Though there's nothing in my hand but unintentionally it moves to left that I wish to fill the frame,
Beautiful catch and nice colors.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2019-05-29 4:38]

Ciao Silvio,una specie spettacolare che non bazzica dalle mie parti,quest'anno non ho beccato manco la cardamines,gelosia a palla e foto davvero ben esposta e dettagliatissima. Buon pomeriggio,Luciano

Stunning 3D&BG by great lights and colours well done SILVIO SORCINI

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2019-05-29 7:51]

Hello Silvio,
Very beautiful photo of this butterfly. Excellent sharpness, details and DOF. Splendid contrasting colors. Perfect composition.

ciao Silvio
un très beau spécimen, bonne qualité des couleurs et des détails.
Bonne soirée

Hi Silvio,

The flower is helping to frame the insect. The point of view is showing the details of the Anthocharis euphenoides butterfly. The light is enhancing the beauty of the colors. Have a nice day.


Ciao Silvio,
Una posizione originale di questa farfalla.
Bei colori e ottima nitidezza.

un saluto Francesco

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