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Moth #19 (D. sagana)

Moth #19 (D. sagana)
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Copyright: jitti coowanitwong (jcoowanitwong) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1679 W: 0 N: 3120] (13754)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-11-18
Categories: Insects
Camera: SONY NEX 5A
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/100 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): JlinaresP's Uncommons, Moths from Thailand [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2011-11-23 1:29
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Points: 48
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Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Dysphania
Species: D. sagana
Common name: The spotted golden-looper moth (ผีเสื้อหนอนคืบทองเฉียงพร้าจุด)

A moth that fly in day time.

Thanks Brenda for helping me identify this moth.

I found this moth during my morning walk in the neighborhood. Fast flying. Seem to get to the ground for minerals. Thanks for visiting.

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To Xplorer: False tiger moth - Dysphania militarisjcoowanitwong 1 11-24 19:29
To drchoneydew: golden looperjcoowanitwong 1 11-24 01:14
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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-11-23 2:41]

I can't help you about the identification,this is reallt new for me.And it's a great spectacle,what a moth and what a spectacular design and colors,great position,light balance and total sharpness.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano.

golden looper moth (so pretty looks like a butterfly!)

drop in picture
then rename; thailand moths


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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-11-23 4:10]

Hello Jiti,
What a special moth. Very beautiful colours and good sharpness. Taken from an excellent POV.

Amazing moth and great macro Jitti! Very good composition, fantastic colours and impressive sharpness.

Excellent photo, good detail and colours.
This has to be one most spectacular moths ever!
regards yiannis

Hello Jitti

This is a splendid colored, sharp photo of the False tiger moth - Dysphania militaris a species of moth of the Geometridae family found mainly in your SE asian region.

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-11-23 5:48]

Wow, what a beautiful species of moth, brilliant colors, well captured. tfs.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-11-23 6:11]

Hello Jitti,
What an amazing Moth! I never have seen one with this coloration. Seems to be quite big? Fine natural picture. I see that Himanshu gave you the name of this spectacular creature.
Kind regards

This Moth can easily be mistaken for a butterfly, JC. What lovely colours on its open wings! Great shot, my friend.
Thanks and regards.

Ciao Jitti, amazing moth with fantastic colors, I never see before, fine details, lovely blurry BG and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2011-11-23 7:29]

Hi Jiti,
Perfect portrait of a very beautiful butterfly.
Nice colours and sharpness details.
Regards Jiri.

Hi Jitti,

This is a beautiful moth!
Very well captured from a good POV with great details & splendid colors.
Great sharpness & a lovely composition. TFS.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-11-23 10:56]

Hello Jitti.
What a delightful capture of this handsome moth.The colours on its wings are a delectable feast for the eyes.Thanks for sharing this beautiful capture.Best regards Siggi

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2011-11-23 19:16]

Hello Jitti,
This looks like a Tiger Inchworm Moth( Dysphania militaris) Great sho, showing wonderful detail and beautiful coloration. Such a lovely moth and captured very well by your camera. Well done!!

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2011-11-24 8:06]

Hello Jitti,
This is a fabulous Moth very well presented here. I can't recall seeing this species before. Excellent sharrpness, fabulous colours and well composed.
Many thanks and best regards, Ulla

Hello Jitti,
Awesome and exotic moth!... Great, great, great POV!...

Hallo Jitti
A great macro. The details, especially the colours of this moth's wings are incredibly beautiful and wonderful to look at. The sharpness of the image as a whole is praiseworthy and there is such a lot of lovely and prominent features to appreciate. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

Buen enfoque y una artística composición.
Bellísimos colores.
Especie de gran belleza desconocida por estas latitudes :0)
Saludos Jitti: Josep Ignasi.

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2011-12-13 2:27]

Hi Jitti.
It was an amazing meeting and as a result we can watch this wonderful moth. It is really awesome and you managed to catch it at great pose, impressive wingspread and nice surroundings. My compliments and TFS.
P.S. Thanks for visit of my gallery and nice comments. I am a bit busy now but it was a nice reason to visit TN.

Hi Jitti

Awesome shot of this beautiful moth. Great sharpness and DOF. I saw this species in Kaeng Karchan, very attractive.


new moth for me and probably to TN, TFS Ori

This moth is so beautiful with the shape and colors JT.
You capture and composition make it a brilliant presentation.

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-12-21 3:38]

Sawasdee Ka Jitti,
such a special and unique butterfly you show here. The view is so exciting in luminousity and glow. very excellent composition that attrract the eyes.
Very well done shot.


Hello Jitti

The color tones of this butterfly are beautiful
with a great contrast, overall lovely color tones
and light of the image, fine POV, excellent focus
sharpness and details, TFS


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