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Marsh Fritillary; Doncella de ondas

Euphydryas aurinia

Description:

Butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. The adult butterflies are marked in checkered marking of gold and brown with a black background. The underside of the wings is patterned with yellow orange and black without any silver coloration at all. The eggs are yellow identified by being in a large batch,and the larvae are black. The larvae are recorded as feeding on Succisa pratensis and species of Digitalis, Plantago,Veronica, Geranium,Sambucus, Gentiana, Valeriana, Lonicera, Filipendula, Spiraea and Viburnum.

Habitat:

Pine tree forest close to a small brook. Mountains. Parque Nacional de Sierra de Guadarrama

Notes:

Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/500 sec.; f/11; ISO Speed Rating: 800. Exposure Bias: 0 EV. Focal Length: 300.0 mm. No flash fired

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arlanda
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arlanda

Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Spotted on May 10, 2015
Submitted on Jun 1, 2015

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