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Unknown moth, ID please


Unknown moth, ID please
Photo Information
Copyright: Geoffrey Summers (summers) Silver Note Writer [C: 4 W: 0 N: 32] (684)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Black & White
Date Taken: 2018-07-01
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/2.7, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2018-07-04 0:29
Viewed: 110
Points: 6
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A nicely patterned moth seen in broad daylight. At the Ebony Forest reserve early afternoon in what passes for winter in Mauritius.
Took Olympus tough because of the bad weather and slippery conditions. Under the circumstances, with poor light, it did rather well.
We would be very pleased to have an ID for this rarely seen insect.


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To lousat: Bocchoris inspersalissummers 1 07-04 04:58
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Hi Geofrrey,a very excellent capture of a Bocchoris inspersalis, the dotted sable, a moth of the Crambidae family. I like the POV from above and the sharpness is excellent too,very rare to see,maybe the first time on TN. Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Geoffrey, great macro of lovely moth, wonderful natural colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

hello Geoffrey
Une belle composition, d├ętails et pr├ęsentation ailes ouvertes.
C'est bien fait.
Salutations
Roland

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