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Epinotia subocellana

By Ade_Osman    
Epinotia subocellana, sometimes known locally as the White Sallow Bell. A very common but small Micro Moth that has a wingspan of about 10-12mm and a length of approximately 7-8mm. Found in most woodland and damp habitats, foodplant is thought to be Willow and Sallow. The adults are on the wing during May to July, flying from dusk onwards, and are attracted to light. A 22 image stack created using ZereneZP.


Hedgehog Update
Still getting plenty of visits despite the time of year with at least 3 different individuals making regular visits.
Ade's Hedgehog/Fox Garden Cam

Tags: General Lepidoptera Moths Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Flash and lighting Epinotia subocellana White Sallow Bell

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15 Oct 2012 8:01PM
Amazing Ade, what an interesting insect beautifully captured.

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6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2012 8:01PM
A wonderfully interesting and informative foreword support my a rather extraordinarily detailed macro photograph Ade.

Hope you are feeling better mate

Regards Nathan
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
15 Oct 2012 8:03PM
A phenomenal close up of this tiny moth, the detail you've captured is unbelievable. You've really mastered that macro lens of yours.......but you do have plenty of time at your disposal to hone your skills mind!Wink
15 Oct 2012 8:04PM
Strange but oddly beautiful...........what a wonderful world..........GrinGrinGrinGrin
strokebloke Plus
8 493 17 England
15 Oct 2012 8:07PM
I detest (they scare me) large moths (I appereciate that this is only a small one) ~ but the photography is superb Ade.
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
15 Oct 2012 8:11PM

Quote:A phenomenal close up of this tiny moth, the detail you've captured is unbelievable. You've really mastered that macro lens of yours.......but you do have plenty of time at your disposal to hone your skills mind!

You are kidding Ed....I'm up to my bleedin' armpits in everything at the moment except photography! I do sometimes wonder how I ever used to find the time to work for a living Wink

senn Plus
5 4 1 Belgium
15 Oct 2012 8:12PM
just awesome !..
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 171 England
15 Oct 2012 8:15PM
A beautiful capture! Smile
15 Oct 2012 8:16PM
Great work Ade, the stacking is proving almost a must for finely detailed macro ..great skill.

tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2012 8:18PM
Fascinating stuff. Well done Ade.Smile
Briwooly Plus
11 452 5 England
15 Oct 2012 8:19PM
Wonderful work and processing Ade

WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.7k 148 England
15 Oct 2012 8:25PM
The detail is superb, Ade, another amazing macro.

pamelajean Plus
10 971 1858 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2012 8:28PM
Only 22 stacks, Ade? That must have been an easy one!
Just kidding, I am in awe of your images.
paulb20 Plus
10 12 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2012 9:25PM
Your technique is very rewarding, Ade. Superb.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
15 Oct 2012 9:33PM
Super detailed macro.......Sandy
Great shot Ade.

pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2012 10:11PM
Detail is outstanding Ade
Steve_S Plus
11 180 3 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2012 10:24PM
Cracker mate Wink
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2012 10:34PM
Certainly a long name there Ade...great shot
and very detailed
but would expect this!!
mikbee Plus
9 3 8 Scotland
15 Oct 2012 10:55PM
Another incredible macro shot Ade.
And your title sounds like something you would catch
after having a meal at an Ethiopian Restaurant !!
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
15 Oct 2012 11:27PM
they are always so pretty when you get a close look at them!
CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
16 Oct 2012 6:07AM
Such a pretty one, Ade, and only properly seen by us through your amazing photography. Carol
CaroleS Plus
6 424 3 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 8:05AM
Amazing detail.
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
16 Oct 2012 9:29AM
Superbly detailed macro Ade. A cracker.
16 Oct 2012 10:43AM

Quote:Superbly detailed macro Ade. A cracker.

My thoughts too Ade, 10/10 mate,
Wonderful detail well worked these stacks really do the job and looks the way forward for macro work, stunning capture

AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2012 4:08PM
Spectacular! What detail - superb macro work Ade.
A fabulously detailed micro moth macro Ade!!

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