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Pseudopanthera macularia L

Pseudopanthera macularia L
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Copyright: john vantighem (john1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 122 W: 0 N: 439] (3410)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-06-08
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony Alpha DSLR 350, Sigma 105 F2.8 EX macro, Sandisk Ultra II 4Gb
Exposure: f/11, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-11-28 8:11
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Points: 8
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Speckled Yellow Pseudopanthera macularia

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Wingspan 23-28 mm.

A highly distinctive, day-flying species, which is reasonably common in the south of England and Wales, as well as Ireland. It occurs more sporadically further north into Scotland.

It inhabits woodland and scrubland, and the larvae feed mainly on wood sage (Teucrium scorodonia).

The moth is out in May and June.

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hallo John
very nice to see this moth with the beautiful colours
thanks gr lou

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-11-28 10:28]

Hello John
A special moth in this macro. Good sharpness and beautiful colours. Taken from a fine POV.
Have a nice weekend,

Hello John - Beautiful Moth. I like its colour and black spots on its body. Beautiful light and nice BG here. Thanks for sharing. Regards and have a nice WE- Srikumar

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-11-28 13:07]

Salut John,un post vraiment interessant,cette espece est tres rare et je ne l'avais jamais vue.Une image tres bonne avec des excellents details malgre' la position tres tres difficile.Mes compliments et bon WE,Luciano

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