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Handmaiden Moth


Handmaiden Moth
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Copyright: Ram Thakur (ramthakur) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4308 W: 231 N: 13980] (56305)
Genre: Animals
Média: Couleur
Date de prise de vue: 2018-10-11
Catégories: Insects
Appareil photographique: Nikon D7200, Nikkor 40mm f/2.8 BG, Hoya 52mm Ultraviolet
Exposition: f/9.0, 1/250 secondes
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Versions: version originale
Date de soumission: 2018-10-11 3:50
Vue: 72
Points: 6
[Ligne directrice - Note] Note du photographe
I shot this Handmaiden Moth with my new equipment (Nikon D7200 + Nikkor 40mm micro) at a very strange location on the boundary wall of my school. The wall has spaced out shallow arches and this Moth was sticking up-side-down on one of the arches in such a way that I was directly under it and a few inches away. Since it was in the shade of a canopy of trees, I used fill-flash to capture it. Here it is and I hope you like it.

Amata bicincta is a species of moth in the genus Amata (or Syntomis) of the subfamily Arctiinae ("woolly bears" or "tiger moths"). It is also known as nine-spotted moth and handmaiden moth. It is a common day-flying warningly colored moth. The adult is unpalatable to birds and other predators. It is found in the north-western Himalayas, Sikkim, Khasis and Bangladesh,

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amata_bicincta

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Lovely shape and colors of the wings.
Marius.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6148 W: 89 N: 15271] (63920)
  • [2018-10-11 14:36]

Hi Ram.perfect capture of this beautiful moth,the red wall in background give us the possibility to see the transparent zones of its wings,excellent sharpness too! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Ram, great macro of fantastic moth, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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