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Caterpillar - Painted Pine Moth

Caterpillar - Painted Pine Moth
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Copyright: Shirley Ng (shirl6900) Silver Note Writer [C: 6 W: 0 N: 24] (316)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-01-07
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon 400D, Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 compact macro, 52mm HOYA UV filter
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/80 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-01-07 5:46
Viewed: 3693
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Painted pine moths are Tussock Moths and they belong to the Family Lymantridae.

Tussock Moths are native Australian species that have adapted to feed on a wide range of exotic plants. These caterpillars have infested a water lily plant and chopping away at the plant.

The caterpillar is very active and was on the move while I was photographing it.

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Hi Shirley,
A colorful moth that you are showing here. I like this cheerful color. Nice pov and composition. TFS,

Hello Shirley !
I love this moth, he is so beautiful ! His shape and colors are really amazing ! excellent sharpness, excellent composition and POV, and also a nice blurred BG to make the caterpillar stand out. Very well done !

excellent shot! good composition and sharpness . I like! Carme

Hi Shirley,
Colourful larva shown in very good detail. These guys' haircuts always amuse me!! Thanks.

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