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Painted lady (Cynthia cardui) foraging on an ear of Fragant Orchis flower (Gymnadenia conopsea) - on the cleared lawn of a limestone hillside, in the spring, in May, Picardie, France.

© Samuel Dhier / Biosphoto

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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.

Keywords

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

Landscape

Individual / Nobody

May

Flora / Spermatophyte / Flowering plant / Monocotyledon / Asparagales order / Orchid / Orchis Orchid / Fragrant orchid (Gymnadenia conopsea)

Species / Species particularity / Growing cycle / Perennial plant

Species / Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) / CITES Appendix 2

Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky / Cloud / Cumulus

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Herbaceous plant

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Spring

Flora / Flower / Wild flower

Area / Agricultural area / Field

Countryside

Shot / Overview

Behavior / Feeding behaviour / Gather nectar

Posing

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Inflorescence / Inflorescence type / Ear (Inflorescence)

Individual / Stage of development / Imago

Enumeration / Alone

Europe / European Union / France / Hauts-de-France / Picardie

Area / Low formation / Dry Grassland / Calcareous grassland

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Chlorobionta / Embryophyta / Tracheophyta / Spermatophyta / Phanerogamae / Angiospermae / Monocotyledoneae / Asparagales / Orchidaceae / Gymnadenia

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

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