burnet companion moth, (Euclidia glyphic
|Copyright: Siegfried Potrykus (siggi)
|Date Taken: 2015-07-10|
|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|
|[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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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,
nice picture to see
good sharpness and lovely colours
thanks gr lou
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
- [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