The Comma Butterfly occurs throughout the southern parts of the British Isles and most of Europe. In Britain, many adults survive for more than one year, spending the winter in hibernation, reappearing the following spring. Named after the shape of a white mark on the dark underwings.
Photographed with a hand-held Nikkormat Ftn camera with 50mm Nikkor lens and extension tube, twin manual flash on home-made bracket, at 1/125th sec and f16, on Kodachrome 25 film processed normally. No filters used.
Dorset, England, September.
Notes: Manual flash >