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Ol' Blue Eyes


Ol' Blue Eyes
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Copyright: John Polo (JohnoPolo) (14)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-08-18
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon PowerShot S100
Exposure: f/3.2, 1/15 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-06-25 4:06
Viewed: 3110
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This little moth tested my belief in Darwin's theory: What possible "natural selection advantage" produced this exquisite creature sporting huge fake pupils on powder-blue eyes set off with a natty orange pashmina?
Unfortunately, the only way I am able to identify a moth is to search for it on the Internet - but one can't believe everything that's posted there. Nevertheless, I'm pretty much convinced that this moth is an Asota producta.


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yes John,
seems you are correct. this could be an 'Asota producta'. but what's about 'Asota caricae'? given it a thought?
well, such a lovely presentation of this beautiful creature. wish few parts were not out of the frame. but good clarity. even the eyes are so clear! good one.
keep posting. enjoy Nature :)
Ruby

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  • [2012-06-25 15:38]

Hi John,i don't know why you cut a wing but no problem,the pic and the moth are beautiful,what a perfect light management and what a spectacular details,magnificent blue eyes,i like it!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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