Silver Y (Autographa gamma)
|Copyright: Siegfried Potrykus (siggi)
|Date Taken: 2015-08|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2015-10-21 2:18|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|The Silver Y (Autographa gamma) is a migratory moth of the family Noctuidae which is named for the silvery Y-shaped mark on each of its forewings.|
The Silver Y is a medium-sized moth with a wingspan of 30 to 45 mm. The wings are intricately patterned with various shades of brown and grey providing excellent camouflage. In the centre of each forewing there is a silver-coloured mark shaped like a letter Y or a Greek letter Gamma. There are several different forms with varying colours depending on the climate in which the larvae grow.(Wikipedia)
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- [2015-10-21 8:22]
Hi Siggi,perfect capture of the side B of this common moth,especially in the late summer.The sharpness is fantastic,not easy to take so well because very nervous,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
very nice picture with good light and lovely colours
thanks gr lou
No doubt an attractive species! Against such well BG and nice composition this well detailed skipper looks beautiful. Good work....
Thanks for sharing,
- [2015-10-25 9:41]
Nice close-up of this moth. Excellent detail and focus.