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Brachionycha nubeculosa

Brachionycha nubeculosa
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Copyright: Marx Who (Marx44) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 172 W: 97 N: 926] (3891)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-03-24
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 30 D, Canon EF 100 mm F2.8 Macro USM
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/250 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-03-24 12:53
Viewed: 1861
Points: 2
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Brachionycha nubeculosa

Wingspan 48-60 mm.

Its favoured habitat is ancient birch (Betula) woodland, where it is possible to locate the adults on the tree trunks during the day. The normal flight time is at night, when it will come to light.

The caterpillar is bright green with white speckles and yellow markings, and feeds on birch (Betula).

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  • senn Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 2 N: 155] (1384)
  • [2012-03-25 1:21]

Hi there,
excellent (!) detail from this minuscule marvel, ., perfectly camouflaged, then not one of the easiest to notice, .., very well focused and shot


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