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Chamaesphecia tenthrediniformis

Chamaesphecia tenthrediniformis
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Copyright: Harm Alberts (Harm-digitaal) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 110 W: 7 N: 1968] (7604)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-06-15
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 40 D, Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L USM Macro
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-07-13 2:49
Viewed: 2349
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Chamaesphecia tenthrediniformis / Eselswolfsmilch-Glasflügler / Wolfsmelkwespvlinder / a Clearwing Moth.

Host plant:
The larva bores into the rootstock of Euphorbia esula or Euphorbia salicifolia.

The adults fly in May and June. They are active during daytime.


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Beautiful macro of a tiny Moth, Harm.
The composition is excellent.
Thanks and regards.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-07-13 5:35]

Hello Harm,
Interesting and well presented posting.
Thanks a lot

Hello Harm
Great macro! Wonderful colour combination,great POV and compo,excellent sharpness.Thank You.
Have a good weekend!
Best regards

Hallo Harm
This is one of those shots which justs leaps from the monitor because of its colour, composition and fine details. The focus is perfect, not only of the moth but also of the flower. The light in the image is just great. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

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