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|Melitaea britomartis Assmann, 1847|
Wingspan: 29-38 mm
Melitaea britomartis is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It has a wide geographic range and is represented by three subspecies.
Habitat: Dry grassy glades, meadows and low mountain slopes, most often on calcareous substrate.
Bionomics: One, possibly two generations from May till August. Larval host-plants: Plantago lanceolata and Veronica (Tolman & Lewington 1997).
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A splendid macro, great detail, good colour, pov and a nice bg.
TFS regards Bill.
- [2012-07-06 4:43]
Excellent shot of this rarely shown Melitaea-species.
what nice picture of this beautiful butterfly with great clarity and good colour and composition.
wonderful details and lovely colors, the pattern on the butterfly wings is well shown.