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Snouted Tiger Moth

Euplocia membliaria

Description:

Sorry I keep taking photos of these Snouted Tiger Moths... They're just such photogenic creatures! :-} Wing height 4 cm (1.6 inches).

Habitat:

Hills overlooking Manila.

Notes:

4th photo: flash from underneath

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10 Comments

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 2 years ago

Thanks Alice!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 2 years ago

Wow! wonderful series!

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 2 years ago

Thanks for your comment Ashish! This creature was not only very photogenic, he was also very patient while I was flashing away with my camera... Even let me have a 2nd photo session after I'd realized the 1st lot of photos weren't quite good enough...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 2 years ago

Ann.. I feel second picture is best one and striking...

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 2 years ago

Thanks Yasser! :-)

Yasser
Yasser 2 years ago

Beautiful series Ann!

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 2 years ago

Thanks so much for your comments Sisters-in-Nature! :-)

NicoleB
NicoleB 2 years ago

I think they are awesome!
Beautiful photos!

Hema Shah
Hema Shah 2 years ago

That's how it is for blue birds and Cedar Waxwings with me. If we had Cardinals , i would be photographing them all day!
Beautiful colors on the moth!

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

I don't blame you - they are lovely!

Quiapo, Philippines

Lat: 14.60, Long: 120.98

Spotted on Jan 8, 2012
Submitted on Jan 9, 2012

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