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Vapourer Moth Larva

By Ajack
Snapped this cute little fellow last time we went out,He seemed to get the hump when I disturbed him and arched his back right up,I can only assume that this is some kind of threat posture he uses to ward of predaters,
Any way I hope you like him and thank you for looking in,Any comments are welcome,
Alan

Tags: Insects Macro Norfolk Uk Larva Close-up and macro Vapourer moth Wildlife and nature

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Comments


phototime 14 8 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2006 11:17AM
Excellent colours and very sharp.

Mo.
AnnaBanana 14 119 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2006 11:20AM
Super colours - he is cute! Lovely detail and composition, Alan.

Anna
msnapz 14 74
28 Aug 2006 11:25AM
Great colour, detail and composition

matt
Jens_Peter 14 1
28 Aug 2006 11:26AM
Such colours.
Could come right from South America.
KarenFB Plus
14 5.6k 182 England
28 Aug 2006 11:28AM
I've never seen anything like this! Brilliant colours, focus spot on. Good shot.
DCWatters 14 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2006 11:37AM
Fantastic shot. Superb colours and detail. Very well captured.

Dazil
pcjackso Junior Member 15 7
28 Aug 2006 11:41AM
You definately gave him the hump Alan, A super detailed colourful shot.Like it a lot.
Love Pauline
PLCimagery 14 77 1 England
28 Aug 2006 11:53AM
great colour!
like the presentation too

pete
28 Aug 2006 11:58AM
Nicely taken shot.
john.
Malc_V 15 England
28 Aug 2006 12:06PM
Superb image, such wonderful colours.

Nice one.

Malc.
norton 17 2 6 Jersey
28 Aug 2006 12:17PM
Colour and detail are superb Alan,well captured....

Tony.
tomcat 15 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2006 12:22PM
You certainly have a keen eye Alan...always turning up with a variety of different species

Adrian
David_c 15 244 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2006 12:25PM
lovely shot well done
anthhope 15 1 England
28 Aug 2006 1:02PM
Superb detail and colours
28 Aug 2006 1:36PM
A stunner very good colour & detail.

pel
andrewjen 15 99 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2006 3:03PM
Superb shot nice colours very good detail

Andy
bunbeam 15 2 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2006 3:05PM
wow.. what a colourful creature.. well caught.. great shot
bunSmile)
mirceax 14
28 Aug 2006 3:10PM
wow,superb macro,beautiful colours and detail!
Mircea
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
28 Aug 2006 4:13PM
Superb close up shot, brilliant colours and detail
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
28 Aug 2006 4:26PM
Caterpillars are so fascinating up close, this is a new one to me, very fine capture!

Jennnnnnnn
28 Aug 2006 5:00PM
Great colour and detail Alan!! well captured!

Rick
bumbleb3 15 358 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2006 6:26PM
brilliant deatils,great macro shot
sandy
pamelajean Plus
15 1.5k 2211 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2006 6:34PM
Lovely, Alan, he has a nice curl and his colours are superb. These are so hairy, my camera has trouble focusing properly.
astonm 15 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2006 8:52PM
Super detail, great colours.
Aston
Billies 16 7 Ireland
28 Aug 2006 11:50PM
Congratulations! It's a beauty.
Bill
chrissd 15 304 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2006 4:59AM
stunning shot, well done
chris
damselfly 15 9
29 Aug 2006 8:04AM
Brilliant and what an interesting little creature :o)

Jenny
29 Aug 2006 6:51PM
Excellent capture! Great detail and colour!

Stan
glazzaro 16 70 23 United States
29 Aug 2006 7:30PM
Nice sharp detail and excellent color, nice macro indeed! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg
29 Aug 2006 8:01PM
very nice shot! done one last year as well Smile
Pegon 15 78 1 England
29 Aug 2006 10:40PM
Superb colour and detail.
Pete.
Soom 15 1 England
11 Sep 2006 3:33PM
What an unusual little chap. Fantastic colours and great detail. well done.
Soom

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