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Photo #44890: Apatura schrenckii


Apatura schrenckii

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Base gallery. Lateral/Underside. Alive insect.

Photo, and identified by: Irina Nikulina. Image without retouching at the website

Date and time, location shooting/catching: 2015-07-09 15:50:00, Russia, Primorskiy Krai, Shkotovskiy distr., Anisimovka

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07.10.2015 0:45, Eugene Karolinskiy

Irina, thank you. Clear. Just the place did not seem to me like the way, so I'm not such a hypothesis put forward. :)

06.10.2015 23:13, Irina Nikulina

Eugene, is dead. This summer hit at the peak flight of schrenckii, a huge number of butterflies of summer (probably even worn)) low along the forest road from Anisimovka on the hill, they often sits down on the road and fell under the wheels of the rare machines (This is not a guess, she observed.Well uninjured arranged immediately feast, gathering around the dead brothers in groups of 10-20 individuals. It was warm enough, but there was a wild heat and puddles along the road - too.

06.10.2015 22:54, Vasiliy Feoktistov

The heat is likely the phenomenon.
This is a similar case with our Aporia Crataegi: https://insecta.pro/gallery/12940
Then we stood wild butterfly heat and crowds gather around what remains of the puddles.
Many immediately and died in front of (

06.10.2015 22:35, Eugene Karolinskiy

Ah, the beauty! :)

I have a question: in the photo you can see a few of the dead (?) Butterflies. It seems like this is not the wings (which could stay if they were somebody pecked), but quite the whole specimens, "prilёgshie on the flank" ... From what?

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