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Aporophyla nigra - The Black Rustic

Aporophyla nigra - The Black Rustic
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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: 2013-09-22
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: 2013-09-25 10:10
Viewed: 2213
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Dutch]
The Black Rustic (Aporophyla nigra) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from North Africa, through southern and central Europe to Anatolia, in the north it is found up to Scotland and southern Norway. It is also found in the Caucasus, in Israel and Lebanon.

The wingspan is 40-48 mm. Adults are on wing in September and October and sometimes also in December and January.

The larvae feed on various plants, including Poaceae, Trifolium, Rumex, Sanguisorba minor and Genista.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aporophyla_nigra

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-09-25 10:35]

Bonjour Harm,
different moth,nice capture species,regards..

Bonjour Harm,
照的很清晰 這真是一隻很漂亮的蛾
第一次見到這品種 很新奇 真的很美
雖然牠的色彩不鮮豔 卻很有格調

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

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