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Oleander Hawk-moth caterpillar

Daphnis nerii


Beautiful caterpillar of the OHM, in brown stage. The detail photos show the front with 3 pairs of thoracic legs and a close-up of a sophisticated abdominal pro-leg


Garden, on Desert Lily

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JoeHartman 8 years ago

Thank you Gilma.
I have excellent photo gear, chosen for partly birding (tele zoom 100-400mm) and partly for small animals like insects (macro 100mm). These are the basic tools I take with me on spotting trips. In my car I keep the rest: tripod, flash, extender, remote shutter release and so on, just in case.
This OHM caterpillar I found in one of my Desert Lily plants, I took off the branch and put it on the table, then used macro and camera on tripod...
I do my best to get excellent photos, I want people who see them to feel the same sensation that I felt when I saw the animal live...

You are a very good photographer with a very good camera, love how clear your pictures are.

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จังหวัดอุดรธานี, Thailand

Spotted on Jul 8, 2013
Submitted on Oct 14, 2013

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