Small Elephant Hawk-moth


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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Genus: Deilephila
Species: D. porcellus
Binomial name: Deilephila porcellus
Dutch name: Klein avondrood

Deilephila porcellus, known as the Small Elephant Hawk-moth, is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is found in Europe, North Africa and Western Asia.

The wingspan is 45-51 millimetres (1.8-2.0 in). The moth flies from May to July depending on the location.
The larvae feed on Galium and Epilobium.
19/03/2013 - 22:37Pentaxfriend
CategoryMacro
Shutter Speed1/40
Aperturef/3.5
LensN/A
ISO200
Focal Length180mm

SMarsden

Link Posted 20/03/2013 - 01:36
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nonur

Link Posted 20/03/2013 - 01:50
Photograph: Excellenta!
What a scientific info!
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GIULIO57

Link Posted 20/03/2013 - 06:56
Lovely compo and colours. Smashing sharpness
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Link Posted 20/03/2013 - 12:46
Beautiful macro, wonderful colour. - mary.

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Link Posted 20/03/2013 - 15:30

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Link Posted 20/03/2013 - 19:28
Very nice. Like really very nice.

Well done


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Link Posted 22/03/2013 - 22:16
Thanks for your kind comments
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