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Procesionaria del pino

Procesionaria del pino
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Copyright: carme Roura (carmia) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 231 W: 4 N: 144] (2240)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-02-16
Categories: Insects
Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-02-19 4:20
Viewed: 3584
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Spanish]
Procesionaria of the pine is the most important plague of the Mediterranean pine groves. She must his name of “Procesionaria” to that one moves in group of aligned form, as a procession. Species: Names: Thaumetopoea pityocampa Schiff. “Procesionaria of the pine”; “Cuc of pi” (Catalonia); “Sirganos” (Teruel); “Piñu-mozorro” (Country Glass). Order: Family: Lepidoptera Procesionaria of the pine produces important damages, specially in Pines, although also it attacks Cedars and Firs. Pines: all the species of Pines can be seen affected, but those that it likes more they are the laricio Pine (Pinus nigra), the canary Pine (Pinus canariensis) and the wild Pine (Pinus sylvestris). Soon, all the others: Pine to pinaster (Pinus to pinaster), Pine carrasco (Pinus halepensis) and piñonero Pine (pinea Pinus). It is a typically Mediterranean lepidóptero and it is distributed by Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, coastal zones of Greece, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Israel, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco, and in some zones of Germany, Switzerland, Hungary and Bulgaria.

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  • livios Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
  • [2007-02-19 11:29]

Carme, maybe, the shot could be a little bit sharper, but this is a nice capture anyway.

Great note.

Hope this pest stays far away from Canada.
It is very well focused. I agree with "livios". If you sharpen it a bit it will show much better.
Would you like me to do a W/S for you?
Best regards,

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