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More commonly known as the yellow shell moth, frequently seen in the UK and Europe, but this was my first sighting of one, lurking in the shrubbery in my garden.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:camptogramma bilineata
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:22 Apr 2013 - 5:39 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Moth, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:76
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
22 Apr 2013 - 5:41 AM

It had to be a very big butterfly to carry that big name Carol Smile Excellent photos. I like the streamlined fighter plane look of V2 Smile

Last Modified By Hermanus at 22 Apr 2013 - 5:41 AM

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LynneJoyce
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22 Apr 2013 - 5:57 AM

Lovely creature, I like the diagonal composition in both.

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johnke
johnke  2126 forum posts South Africa12 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 6:30 AM

Good detail Carol, both super images and very well exposed and captured.....John

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 6109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England24 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 6:42 AM

What a magnificent insect. Fabulous shots Carol.

Andy

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Caziwinkles
22 Apr 2013 - 6:59 AM

Wow! Two excellent images Carol. Like V1 - fanning itself out just for you. Smile

Carol

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KarenFB
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22 Apr 2013 - 7:19 AM

What a beauty! Brilliantly caught!

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achieverswales
22 Apr 2013 - 7:38 AM

Stealth bomber by the looks of it Carol, excellent clarity and composition.

Regards

Trev.

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ColleenA
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22 Apr 2013 - 7:42 AM

Two great captures Carol. its all been summed up above...great comp, clarity....well spottedGrinGrinGrin

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Chinga
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22 Apr 2013 - 7:47 AM

Stunning speciman Carol! What a beauty... Lovely shots.... IB

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barbarahirst
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22 Apr 2013 - 7:56 AM

What a vibrant pattern this beauty has

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 7:58 AM

What a beauty and what wonderful details you've captured.

Thanks for your comment re the Clematis seedhead and you ID'd it correctly, of course!

Ann

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22 Apr 2013 - 8:03 AM

Excellent shape and detail in v1, Carol.

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Badgerfred
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22 Apr 2013 - 8:26 AM

V1 my favourite Carol, super image,
Fred.

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mossy
mossy  246 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 8:59 AM

Ive seen a varient of this Carol, ( Lemon Shell ) i do find moth a ID a real challenge.

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RonnieAG
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22 Apr 2013 - 9:39 AM

A beautifully marked and coloured moth which will be so well disguised in other b/gs.
Ronnie.

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digital_boi
22 Apr 2013 - 10:01 AM

that makes two of you lurking in the shrubbery TongueWink nice clean capture Carol

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

Happy New Week

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TrevBatWCC
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22 Apr 2013 - 11:04 AM

A very fine composition and capture of this lurking moth, Carol Wink
Trev Smile

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22 Apr 2013 - 11:28 AM

Cracking shots, Carol.
Tony

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lonely_oryx
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22 Apr 2013 - 11:37 AM

Excellent detail and diagonal composition

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Irishkate
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22 Apr 2013 - 12:09 PM

Quite a name and a wonderful wing span of glorious colour and pattern.
V1 for me for that full view.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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22 Apr 2013 - 12:29 PM

wonderful markings Carol

Stace

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 1:10 PM

Absolutely stunning images - this is such a beautiful butterfly and you have shown it off to its full potential.

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CaroleS
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22 Apr 2013 - 1:38 PM

What a beauty! Very obliging of this moth to spread it wings so beautifully for you.

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NDODS
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22 Apr 2013 - 1:49 PM

Two beautiful images of this rather impressive looking Moth. He reminds me somewhat of a Vulcan Bomber...

Nathan Grin

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EMJAYCEE
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22 Apr 2013 - 1:55 PM

Beautiful markings - a design for a lovely fan perhas.
Joan.

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AnnChown
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22 Apr 2013 - 1:56 PM

Very well captured Carol!
Ann

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Daisymaye
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22 Apr 2013 - 2:34 PM

Two beautiful captures Carol......Sandy

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danbrann
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22 Apr 2013 - 3:47 PM

Looks excellent to me Carol however I do not posses one photograph of a butterfly..how's that for leading a sheltered life.

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ChristineD
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22 Apr 2013 - 3:52 PM

superb images and very well captured

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22 Apr 2013 - 5:28 PM

Wonderful images, Carol !
George

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22 Apr 2013 - 6:32 PM

What a handsome looking moth, Carol.

P.

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22 Apr 2013 - 6:40 PM

Blooming marvellous, even better considering the blonde moments ..... GrinSmileTongueWink

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tonyng
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22 Apr 2013 - 7:29 PM

Quality details Carol. Must admit I have not seen these before.

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ChiliMan
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22 Apr 2013 - 7:52 PM

Oh wow...what a pretty fella! EXcellent captures, Carol, especially in V1 Smile

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leontari
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22 Apr 2013 - 7:55 PM

Two excellent captures, Carol, I like the angle you have captured.
Effrossini

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22 Apr 2013 - 9:14 PM

Spot on as always Carol.
Brian

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23 Apr 2013 - 9:57 AM

nature is truly awesome ! love the shots just shows yopu whats lurking in your own backyard

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23 Apr 2013 - 1:15 PM

Brilliant images , Carol.......GrinGrinGrin

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evelen  10 England
23 Apr 2013 - 6:31 PM

wonderful images Carol.
eve.Smile

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23 Apr 2013 - 9:59 PM

Son dos obras de artes. El dibujo de la mariposa y su fotografŪa.

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26 Apr 2013 - 6:57 AM

What a beauty! Wonderful detail and a pattern like an oriental rug Wink

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27 Apr 2013 - 9:41 PM

You've captured this moths wing markings and patterns in such intricate detail Carol, the Big O will be mightily impressed when he views these

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