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Lycaena tityrus

Lycaena tityrus
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Copyright: Luciano Gollini (lousat) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-09-23
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC HX200V
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-10-21 1:26
Viewed: 1171
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Class: Insecta

Order: Lepidoptera

Superfamily: Papilionoidea

Family: Lycaeides

Genus: Lycaena

Species: L. tityrus

The Sooty Copper (Lycaena tityrus) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Europe.
The wingspan is 28-30 mm. The butterfly flies from April to September depending on the location.
The larvae feed on Rumex acteosa and Rumex acetosella.

"Lycaena tityrus, famiglia Licenidi. Apertura alare 3-3,5 cm In volo da aprile-maggio e agosto-settembre (seconda generazione).Prati fioriti fino alla collina. Discretamente comune.

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Delightful image with perfect focus and lovely colours and details on fully open wings, Luciano.
Thanks for sharing it.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2016-10-21 6:23]

Hello Luciano,
Beautiful photo of this butterfly in wonderful warm colors and excellent sharpness. Nice compo just out of the center.
Enjoy the weekend,

Hi Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2016-10-22 7:00]

Hello Luciano,
A fantastic shot showing exceptional detail. The rich colors are simply gorgeous and the exposure is perfect. I feel as though I could reach out and touch it through my computer screen. The unique markings in its wings are stunning to view.

Ciao Luciano, una delizia, a me le ali così non le ha mai aperte, magnifico colori. ottima nitidezza e dettagli, bravissimo, buona Domenica, ciao Silvio

hallo Luciano
very nice picture with good sharpness and beautiful colours

nice composition
gr lou

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  • senn Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 2 N: 155] (1384)
  • [2016-10-23 9:56]
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superb detail and authentic colours, Luciano, .. bf stands out pretty well; .. like it

nuri :)

ciao Luciano,
Une magnifique composition avec les aies ouvertes.
Les détails et les couleurs sont bien mises en valeur ici.

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