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Common Awl


Common Awl
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Copyright: arun tp (aruntp) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-08-26
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon Powershot A 580
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/60 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-09-16 0:42
Viewed: 2624
Points: 9
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Common Awl
Scientific name : Hasora Badra

Male and female yellowish brown.
Male, with a suffused blackish subbasal patch; forewing with three conjugated very small yellowish semitransparent spots near the costa, one fourth from the apex. Cilia pale greyish brown. Underside brown suffused with purple; forewing with a blackish costal patch before the apex, posterior margin yellowish; hindwing with a subbasal and submarginal suffused blackish band, the latter terminating in a black patch on anal lobe; above the patch is a purple-white streak, and within the cell a small bluish white spot. Palpi and body beneath dull yellow. Legs, pale brown.
Female, above brown suffused with vinaceous yellowish brown basally; forewing with the three small subapical spots (as in male) and three rather large obliquely quadrate spots, two being disposed on the disc, the third above and within the cell. Underside with the spots on forewing as in upperside; hindwing as in male.

Host-plants

Derris uliginosa, Milletia pachycarpa and Pongamia spp

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hello Arun
super shot of this moth with big eyes
great colours and good composition
greeting lou

Hi Arun..
Great macro capture of this strange butterfly with excellent sharpness.
TFS.
Kind regards,
zgr

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2009-09-16 3:45]

Hi,
Good capture and nice to see this species with beautiful colors. tfs.
nagraj.v

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  • cirano Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 997 W: 0 N: 944] (13609)
  • [2009-09-16 6:07]

Slav Arn,
This is very nice macro with excellent sharpness details and wonderful POV.Nice colors and comp.TFS.
Drzan

Hello Arun,
excellent capture as allways with sharp details, nice colors and light, well blured BG and nice POV,
TFS and best regards,
Nikos.

Impressive shot, as always a precise handling of flash.

Jess

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