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fox moth caterpillar

Macrothylacia rubi


Lepidopteran belonging to the family of Lasiocampidae. The wingspan of the male is 40-65 millimetres. They take flight from May to July, and live in open woodlands and prairies, inhabitant many different species.


They are found from Western Europe to Central Asia. Spotted at a prairie between deciduous tree forest


Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/1000 sec.; f/16; ISO Speed Rating: 800. Exposure Bias: 0 EV. Focal Length: 300.0 mm. Flash fired

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arlanda 7 years ago

Thanks Maria

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Nice series!

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Coaña, Principado de Asturias, Spain

Spotted on Aug 25, 2013
Submitted on Nov 29, 2013

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