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10-Jun-2020 Christine Hanrahan

Cecropia moth (Hyalophora cecropia), #7767

Larose Forest

This huge moth is closer to 6 inches than to five. Two came to the lights a few nights ago in the forest. I believe this is the female because her antennae are far less feathery than those of the male.

Panasonic LUMIX FZ200
1/80s f/2.8 at 53.4mm iso100 full exif

other sizes: small medium large original auto
victorswan11-Jul-2020 20:16
Wow the colours are amazing, lovely details, a very Brilliant capture Christine BV
KAI-WING LEUNG09-Jul-2020 00:58
Very beautiful and sharp image! V
Ika Zinka Eferl08-Jul-2020 05:40
Wow...beautiful. V
Irene Wehrli07-Jul-2020 12:31
Now look at this beauty - a spectacular creature and so is your capture!
Irene
Ton T.18-Jun-2020 17:09
Great find and a wonderful image of this fantastic creature! V
Fabienne15-Jun-2020 20:57
WOW, c’est une splendide macro.
Graeme15-Jun-2020 09:25
WoW! This is a huge moth! They actually get this big! It's colours are amazing, Christine.V!!!!!
Don Mottershead14-Jun-2020 20:00
Amazing. I didn't know they could be so huge.
Terry Sprague14-Jun-2020 16:27
So beautiful! V
Blandine Mangin14-Jun-2020 15:39
superb macro ! v
hayl14-Jun-2020 15:16
What an amazing looking moth. Great photo.
carol j. phipps14-Jun-2020 14:51
Wow! Beautiful moth! Amazing colors. You captured this so very well. Look at those red legs. V
Glenn D.14-Jun-2020 12:49
Splendid capture of this incredible creature - especially with the small photo-bomber next to her.
pkocinski14-Jun-2020 12:19
Wow - how cool is this moth!
danad14-Jun-2020 10:07
Great details and textures. V.
laine14-Jun-2020 07:42
She is beautiful. Brightly coloured. V
barbarajoy14-Jun-2020 06:04
Absolutely love this! V
joseantonio14-Jun-2020 03:50
fabulous closeup capture.V.
Raymond Ma14-Jun-2020 01:41
Beautiful & BIG! V
LynnH14-Jun-2020 01:37
Wow. And love the idea of Folies Bergere. LOL V
globalgadabout14-Jun-2020 00:47
looks sort of Folies Bergere, and ready to party....admire your innovative side view that reveals so much..
Dennis Hoyne14-Jun-2020 00:44
An exceptional shot of this beautiful moth!
Range View 13-Jun-2020 23:50
Wow this would be amazing to see. Marvelous shot.
David.
Hank Vander Velde13-Jun-2020 23:45
Great shot of this beautiful moth with wings-up Christine.
bill friedlander13-Jun-2020 23:38
Brilliant capture! Didn't know they were so big. V
Pierre Martin13-Jun-2020 23:35
superb picture, they are big and beautiful!
Helen Betts13-Jun-2020 22:13
Excellent capture of this very colorful moth. V.
Walter Otto Koenig13-Jun-2020 21:13
What a beautiful moth with these colors and markings. Love the red legs. "V"
Carl Carbone13-Jun-2020 21:12
A healthy one! Terrific.
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