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Coenonympha arcania

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 26 July 2011 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Coenonympha arcania (NL: Tweekleurig hooibeestje / EN: Pearly Heath / DE: Weißbindiges Wiesenvögelchen) is a butterfly species belonging to the family Nymphalidae. The species can be found in almost every country in Central Europe. In Belgium it is a rare and endangered species which can only be found in the very south and it is a red-list species.

Image: Thillot (FR) - 03/06/2011

Canon EOS 400D 1/500 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

marvelous butterfly

26 Jul 2011 7:35pm

mimicy from Bordeaux, France

Magnifique photo ... beaucoup de netteté et de si jolies couleurs .... félicitations

26 Jul 2011 9:08pm

Janneke from Dordrecht, Netherlands

Prachtige kleuren. Mooi scherp ook!

26 Jul 2011 9:56pm

Canon EOS 400D
1/500 second
ISO 200
150 mm