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Apotomis sp

Apotomis sp
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Copyright: Nikos Roditakis (NikosR) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 3 N: 447] (3436)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-03-23
Categories: Insects
Camera: Olympus mini E-PM1, 60mm Olympus Zuiko
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-07-10 4:48
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Points: 8
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Apotomis sp (Hübner, 1817)
Lepidoptera: Tortricidae

This small moth is common in Crete. I suppose to be A. capreana. The larva lives on the young terminal shoots Salix caprea, Populus, Betula and Ulmus. Pupation in the larval habitation between spun leaves or amongst leaf litter on the ground.
Flying period: April-October

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Charming composition with this little Moth on an interesting leaf, Nikos.
Good details and natural colours.

hallo Nikos
nice posting of this little moth
good details and nice composition
thanks gr lou

Ciao Nikos, great macro of beautiful moth, wonderful colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2015-07-10 12:08]

Hello Nikos,
Very nice macro of this moth in beautiful colours and a fine composition. In my opinion not in total sharpness.
Enjoy the weekend,

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