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Argynnis aglaja

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 22 September 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Argynnis aglaja (NL: Grote parelmoervlinder / EN: Dark Green Fritillary / DE: Großer Perlmutterfalter / FR: Grand nacré) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is a powerful butterfly, usually seen flying fast across open areas of grass and herbs. It is also found in forest meadows but this is less usual.

Image: Maloja (CH) – 15/07/2012

Canon EOS 400D 1/320 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Prachtig licht op deze mooie vlinder.

22 Sep 2012 7:55am

Soheil from Tehran, Iran

very beautiful photo
have a nice day ;)

22 Sep 2012 11:06am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
very nice!
so beautiful colors & lights!

22 Sep 2012 10:19pm

LauraS from Chico, United States


23 Sep 2012 12:29am

Canon EOS 400D
1/320 second
ISO 200
150 mm