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Grass Moth

By Ade_Osman    
Chrysoteuchia culmella-Grass Moth

One of our most common of moths and very easily found both by day and night, measuring about 15mm in length.

Hiya folks, yes it's me! Tongue Suffice to say I'm somewhat better than I have been, I'm still confined to barracks so to speak and the mind isn't quite as it should be yet, but I'm getting there. I even managed to get the cameras out yesterday after a moth catching session in the garden, although this is a couple of images from my archives......Hopefully I'll be back to where I was after a couple of more weeks R&R, in the meantime though I'm feeling up to doing a bit of surfing around and maybe throwing the odd comment and bit of abuse at certain peeps (you know who you are Tongue )

Hopefully I'll catch up with everyone over the weekend......Best regards to all that know me.....Ade

Tags: General Lepidoptera Moths Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Wildlife and nature Flash and lighting Chrysoteuchia culmella Grass Moth

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Comments


SlowSong Plus
8 6.3k 29 England
24 Aug 2012 6:20PM
It's so cute and pretty! Wonderful shot Ade. Smile

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24 Aug 2012 6:24PM
Awesome ... your images certainly have opened up my eyes
thankyou
colin beeley Plus
13 1.1k 10 England
24 Aug 2012 6:24PM
that looks like the moth i got a shot of . so much more detail with that lens , i need to be nice to the mrs i think !! Wink
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
24 Aug 2012 6:29PM
Extraordinary detail captured, esp. in V 2, Ade: great macro photography.
Ronnie.
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
24 Aug 2012 6:39PM
''You know who you are'' I guess I am one of them so ready or not Ades coming, glad to hear you are on the mend mate. - gary
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
24 Aug 2012 6:46PM
Just love that nose, Ade Grin Carol
PinkK 7 80 1 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2012 7:01PM
Superb detail
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
24 Aug 2012 7:12PM
Top quality shots Ade. Get well soon matey.
Ron
Gerryrys 4 1 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2012 7:12PM
Outstanding as ever Ade. Keep up the inspirational good work and get well! GrinGrin

Gerry
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
24 Aug 2012 7:14PM
Two top quality macros Ade, your presence on site has been missed by many. It hasn't been the same without your legendary Westcountry wit and banter with your wingman Durb!Wink I'm glad to hear that you are back on track and doing what you do best againSmile
TonyDy Plus
7 5 2 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2012 7:16PM
With eyes that size I bet he doesn't miss much - great shots, Ade.
Tony
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
24 Aug 2012 7:18PM
Superb detail Ade, good to hear your on the road to recovery !!
Ron.
taggart Plus
12 46 13 United States
24 Aug 2012 7:22PM
What a greaat mustache --a wonderful moth!
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
24 Aug 2012 7:33PM
I never realised these fluttery creatures had so much personality until I discovered your images Ade.
Joan.
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2012 7:55PM
SUPERB! They are so small... Great capture. IB
carper123 Plus
4 920 8 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2012 8:13PM
Wow two cracking images Ade, the variants are as they should be, a close up of the whole insect and a close up of the most interesting part (the head)
Awesome piece of skills and presentation.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
bricurtis Plus
11 2.0k 49 England
24 Aug 2012 8:13PM
Superb detail Ade - love the bristles and eye detail in both images.
Brian.
Glad you're feeling a bit better Ade. This is a superb shot and the detail is awesome. V2 my favourite.

Jane
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
24 Aug 2012 8:58PM
Nobody does them better, Ade. Glad to hear you're on the way back.

Dave
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2012 9:10PM
Has to be V2 for that detailed close up Ade
Lillian
24 Aug 2012 9:43PM
Only ever seen two or three, perhaps I need new glasses Wink

David
jasonrwl Plus
6 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2012 8:57AM
Strange looking fellow - the moth of course not you Ade! Good work. Glad you are starting to deel better.
Jason
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
26 Aug 2012 1:47PM
So good to hear you're feeling better, Ade Smile

Fantastic images you've got here and I can't believe it's only 1.5cm long! I like the crop in V2 'cos you get to have a close-up look at that really cute schnozz GrinGrin

Andrew

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