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Meadow Brown

Maniola jurtina

Description:

This beautiful butterflies has a incredibly marked sexual dimorrphism, which is most noticeable in pictures 5 - female and 6 - male.

Notes:

Borboleta-lobo.

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5 Comments

gilreis
gilreis 8 years ago

Lindo exemplar

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 8 years ago

Beautiful images Pedro, I just noticed that image number 4 has two white eye inner eyespots in the larger black one which is generally only on a gatekeeper as Meadow Browns tend to just have one like in all of your other stunning photos of this butterfly :-)

PedroNicolau
PedroNicolau 8 years ago

Thank you so much, Madalena. I feel honoured :)

mendes.madalena
mendes.madalena 8 years ago

your photo is the new image of Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais mission, congrats! :)

mendes.madalena
mendes.madalena 8 years ago

So pretty!

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Spotted on May 25, 2013
Submitted on Jul 21, 2013

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