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Spanish marbled white This was the first butterfly I ever photographed up close. I think the early morning cold got her to stay still for me :-) Butterfly,Europe,Geotagged,Macro,Melanargia ines,Portugal,Spanish marbled white,Spring,insect Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Spanish marbled white

This was the first butterfly I ever photographed up close. I think the early morning cold got her to stay still for me :-)

    comments (6)

  1. Stunning Flavio Posted 10 months ago
    1. Thank you very much ;-) Posted 10 months ago
  2. Very beautiful! Posted 10 months ago
    1. It is indeed, thanks for your feedback ;-) Posted 10 months ago
  3. Outstanding shot Posted 10 months ago
    1. Thanks so much for your feedback ;-) Posted 10 months ago

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The Spanish marbled white is a butterfly species belonging to the family Nymphalidae. It can be found on the Iberian Peninsula and western North Africa. The length of the forewings is 23–25 mm. The butterflies fly in one generation from May to June. The larvae feed on various grasses such as Brachypodium pinnatum en Bromus madritensis.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
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Uploaded Nov 28, 2021. Captured Apr 23, 2021 08:27 in 4699+FQ Moncarapacho, Portugal.
  • X-T20
  • f/1.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO640
  • 50mm