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|Many females of the Tussock family of moths don't have wings|
The Hawk moth (Sphinx) is the worlds fastest flying insect attaining speed of over 50 kph
Moth antennae are either feather like or a hair like filament.
The Cecropia moth is North America's largest insect.
Moths have hairy bodies to help retain internal body temperature necessary for flight.
Quite a few moths fly during the day, such as the Hummingbird Clearwing, Virginia Ctenucha and the Spear-Marked Black.
In colder climates some moths can have a two year life cycle.
Some moth caterpillars, such as the "Io" are covered with stinging hairs.
Moths make up 80 percent of the order lepidoptera.
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beautiful photo!! the composition and details are excellent!!
Hello Sochirca. Excellent focus on this kipper. Amazing detail of the compound eyes with good depth in keeping the busyness away. Thanks for sharing and best regards. Jusni
- [2008-07-29 12:43]
superbe image, j'adore les couleurs saturées sur une lumière diffuse. Excellent dof and pov.
- [2009-04-12 3:41]
i like your composition of the skipper. Very sharp dof on the head and the clarity .
Really stands out. your framing is lovely also.
well composed with great thought and planned.