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burnet companion moth, (Euclidia glyphic

burnet companion moth, (Euclidia glyphic
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Copyright: Siegfried Potrykus (siggi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-07-10
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1000 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-07-23 0:26
Viewed: 1003
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The burnet companion moth, (Euclidia glyphica) is a moth of the Erebidae family. It is found in most of the Palearctic ecozone from Ireland in the West East to Mongolia and Siberia.South to the Mediterranean and North Africa.
Forewing pale grey suffused with pale brown or uniform pale brown; the shadings dark olive brown; inner line pale, oblique and waved, followed by a brown band; outer line whitish,vertically waved, preceded by a brown band, the inner edge of which is the median line; at costa the outer line is excurved and accompanied by pale scales on each side; submarginal line obscure, followed by a darker diffuse band, forming a black blotch on costa: hindwing orange, the veins dark; base and inner margin fuscous; a blackish submarginal band, outwardly toothed at costa and middle; a dark terminal shade running up along veins.The more uniformly dark brown examples constitute the ab. suffusa Spul., the usual form in Britain; -ab. marginata Spul.has the subterminal area whitish ochreous; in the ab. obsoleta Strand the dark bands of the underside are wanting; the ab. tristicula Schultz is much darker than the type(Wikipedia)

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Hello Siegfried,
Very well POV of this Moth. Although wings are OOF, but details on body are really excellent. As usual beautiful BG with good composition. Good work...
Thanks for sharing,

hallo Siegfried
nice picture to see
good sharpness and lovely colours
thanks gr lou

Hello Siegfried,
Interesting and rare image. Nice colorful moth with such impressive body.

Ciao Siggi, great macro of lovely moth, fine details, excellent sharpness and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-07-24 5:05]

Hi Siggi,original choice of point of view to show the profile of this moth,obviuosly the wing is blurred,but the sharpness on face and body is absolutely great,i like it! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

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