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Lucky the moth!

Found this little fella in the grass after I nearly trod on him it was nearly dark!
I dont know what species he is so if anyone knows please let me know!
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Canon EOS 20D
4sec, f/11, ISO 200,
100mm macro lens full exif

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Guest 02-May-2007 12:52
Very similar to our "Rosy Maple Moth", but the colors are wrong. It has the same furry type head, and destructive to trees, maple, or course. You might have a look through Linda Buckells' moths for an ID, as she's across the pond. But it might possibly be in the same species as ours, just a different subfamily. I've learned long ago though, you can never be too sure. Nice shot, btw. Hope to see more this season. ;-)
Guest 13-Jun-2006 21:51
Excellent detail again Caz... I'm going to have to try this insect stuff!
Bob Moul12-Jun-2006 22:30
What a beauty, Carole. Great macro!
Peter Stahl12-Jun-2006 13:30
Terrific shot Carole!
nordic11-Jun-2006 21:27
Never seen one like that before, great shot!
Guest 11-Jun-2006 10:27
Very furry! Furry title as well.
beverley harrison11-Jun-2006 08:54
i meant moth!! honest!!
beverley harrison11-Jun-2006 08:53
wow what a stunning butterfly!! lol!!;)
Lloyd & Sandy Spitalnik11-Jun-2006 07:00
Beautiful moth and great shot! Glad you saw him in time!! Sandy
Pepe Zyman11-Jun-2006 05:05
Excellent macro! Love the detail and colors.
laine8211-Jun-2006 03:33
Furry little fella !!
JW11-Jun-2006 02:40
Now that's lucky! LOve the hippy hair-style!
Sheila11-Jun-2006 00:35
Great shot! He's beautiful in his furry coat.
Ray :)10-Jun-2006 23:15
Another great macro shot. Have no idea as to variety, but try this site <
Graham Tomlin10-Jun-2006 21:34
fantastic regards Helen ;)
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