Marbled white

The marbled white was called “Our Half-mourner” by James Petiver (1717), “The Marmoris” by Benjamin Wilkes and “The Marmoress” by Moses Harris. Despite its common name and appearance, this butterfly is one of the “browns”, of the subfamily Satyrinae.

Scientific name: melanargia galathea

  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Camera: Canon EOS 60D
  • Taken: 28 May, 2016
  • Focal length: 300mm
  • ISO: 400
  • Shutter speed: 1/2500s

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