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Copyright: Paulo Tcr (tcr) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 158 W: 8 N: 538] (3384)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-02
Categories: Insects
Camera: Panasonic FZ40
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-04-16 12:35
Viewed: 1059
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Moth.

While the butterflies form a monophyletic group, the moths, which comprise the rest of the Lepidoptera, do not. Many attempts have been made to group the superfamilies of the Lepidoptera into natural groups, most of which fail because one of the two groups is not monophyletic.

Although the rules for distinguishing moths from butterflies are not completely hard and fast, one very good guiding principle is that butterflies have thin antennae and (with one exception) have small balls or clubs at the end of their antennae. Moth antennae can be quite varied in appearance, but in particular lack the club end.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-04-16 14:29]

Hi Paulo,great macro of this moth,very difficult to identify,but caught in a perfect quality and perspective,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Hi Paulo

Great macro, very nice composition, nice POV, nice color pattern of the wings.

Rgds

Nikos

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