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Hypena lividalis

Hypena lividalis
: Nikos Roditakis (NikosR) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 75 W: 3 N: 437] (3370)
: Animals
: 2017-11-19
: Insects
: Nikon D5200, 90mm Tamron AF SP f/2.8 VC USD
Exposure: f/16, 1/160
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
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: 2017-11-21 23:40
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Hypena lividalis (Hübner, 1796)
Lepidoptera Noctuidae

Hypena lividalis (22-7mm wing span) is a species of snout moths originated from Africa. In Europe, this species occurs in the Mediterranean. In addition, they also colonized the Atlantic Islands (Canaries, Azores and Madeira) and it is a rare migrant in nother countries of Europe up to Sweden. The caterpillars feed primarily on Parietaria judaica and in Urtica dioica. It develops many generations per year.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2718 W: 279 N: 4899] (19808)
  • [2017-11-22 3:54]

Hello Nikos,
Exceptional photo of this beautiful Snout Moth presented in fine detail and clarity. I like its unique markings and subtle colors. Perfectly exposed and displayed in an attractive composition.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5097 W: 166 N: 13040] (48610)
  • [2017-11-22 4:43]

Hello Nikos,
Original photo of this Snout Moth. Good sharpness and beautiful natural colours. Excellent choice of composition.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5884 W: 89 N: 14989] (62875)
  • [2017-11-28 12:28]

Hi Nikos,2 excellent macro showing us this rare moth in a perfect way,especially in the 1st pic. Great sharpness and natural colors,interesting post! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • periko Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 47 W: 2 N: 97] (1137)
  • [2017-12-05 11:10]

Hi Nikos
This is a strange moth whose delta wings and color tones make it different.
Well captured with a neat backgroung, sharpness and balanced exposure.

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