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Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui) foraging a Crimson Clover (Trifolium incarnatum) blooming in a field in spring, in June, in Picardie - France.

© Samuel Dhier / Biosphoto

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Shooting date : 2017-06-01

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Tout comme le Machaon, le Vulcain, ou l'Amaryllis, le Belle-Dame figure parmi les papillons de prairie dont la population régresse considérablement : le nombre de papillons de prairie a globalement diminué d'au moins 30 % depuis 1990 selon une étude de l'Agence Européenne pour l'Environnement. Le Trèfle incarnat est une plante légumineuse de la famille des fabacées cultivée comme plante fourragère pour l'alimentation des vaches laitières et des chevaux, le Trèfle Farouch est également utilisé comme engrais naturel riche en azote et comme plante mellifère.

Keywords

Wild animal / Insect / Butterfly / Diurnal butterfly / Nymphalidae family / Painted lady (Vanessa cardui)

Enumeration / Pair

Natural resources use / Agronomy / Plant use / Melliferous plant

Flora / Fabale family / Fabaceae family / Papilionaceae family / Vegetale / Clover (Trifolium sp) / Crimson Clover (Trifolium incarnatum)

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Inflorescence / Flower (Plant Anatomy)

June

Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky / blue sky

Natural resources use / Agronomy / Soil maintenance / Fertilizing / Fertilizer spreading / Green manure

Natural resources use / Agricultural product / Feed (foin)

Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky / Cloud

Species / Reproduction / Sexual reproduction / Bloom

Flora / Flower

Area / Agricultural area / Field

Shot / Overview

Shot / Profile shot

Behavior / Feeding behaviour / Gather nectar

Posing

Individual / Stage of development / Imago

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Spring

Individual / Nobody

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Chlorobionta / Embryophyta / Tracheophyta / Spermatophyta / Phanerogamae / Angiospermae / Dicotyledoneae / Fabales / Fabaceae / Papilionaceae / Leguminosae / Trifolium

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Tracheata / Antennata / Hexapoda / Insecta / Lepidoptera / Rhopalocera / Diurna / Papilionoidea / Nymphalidae / Vanessa

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