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Manduca moth


Manduca moth
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Copyright: Luciano Gollini (lousat) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-12-08
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC HX200V
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/400 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-02-13 12:35
Viewed: 1769
Points: 14
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Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily:Sphinginae
Genus: Manduca

Manduca is a genus of moths in the family Sphingidae, the hawkmoths. The genus is used as a model in the biological sciences. The tobacco hornworm (Manduca sexta) and the tomato hornworm (M. quinquemaculatus) in particular have been very well studied.

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hallo Luciano
very nice picture of this beautiful moth with nice details and good sharpness
thanks gr lou

Ciao Luciano, gran bella, fantastici dettagli e splendida nitidezza, favolosa brasiliana, bravissimo, buon week end, ciao Silvio

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2015-02-13 19:12]

Hello Luciano,
Even though a bit tattered and torn, this is still a beautiful specimen. I would imagine the unique pattern on it's wings helps to keep it camouflaged from would be predators. The focus is sharp and exposure is just right, allowing us to view it in fine detail. Well done!!
Ron

Hi Luciano,
Beautiful image in your style which I love so much... Proper exposure and light balance again, and the contrast you managed to create between the bright moth and the dark background is simply fantastic. A perfect example how to make a simple scene (a moth with camouflaging colors) spectacular... Bravo!
Best regards, László

Hello Luciano,
I haven't heard this name "Manduca". Thanks for a new species. Very well presented with splendid color and sharpness. Well BG here too.
Thanks for sharing
Regards and have a nice Sunday,
Sri

Hi Luciano,

The butterfly is well framed. The point of view is showing the details of the Manduca moth. The light has a good effect on the colors. Have a nice day.

Pierre

Hello Luciano

Beautiful macro of this moth, fine POV, beautiful light
coming to the subject, with excellent details, TFS

Asbed

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