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Photo #10365: Apatura ilia

Male, второe поколение, классическая форма

Apatura ilia

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Base gallery. Upperside. Pinned specimen.

Photo, and identified by: Vasiliy Feoktistov. Image without retouching at the website

Date and time, location shooting/catching: 2011-08-18 00:00:00, Russia, Moscow reg., Zheleznodorozhny city, in the mud.

Photographer's comment: Curious fact: this is a 2nd generation butterfly. Second year this species is delivered of a second brood in Moscow region. Rather uncommon thing for Apatura ilia in my habitat.

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04.10.2014 20:44, Vasiliy Feoktistov

From related speciesApatura irismajor differences on top of the following:
"Grasp the rear wings slightly curved, with no angular projection".
Verbatim quote from here:
BM Mamaev LN Medvedev FN Pravdin "to the insects of the European part of the USSR"
Moscow, "Education" 1976

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