Caterpillars of Cinnabar Moth.

By Badgerfred
Caterpillars of Cinnabar Moth on Ragwort.

Tags: Moth Caterpillar Natural history Wildlife and nature FJE610 Im3741

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pamelajean Plus
11 992 1922 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2012 12:39AM
I like the way you've captured five whole caterpillars in the frame, Fred. It won't take them long to demolish that ragwort!

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mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
14 Aug 2012 1:25AM
They fit well into the format here Fred.
A well coloured shot.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
14 Aug 2012 1:36AM
They are beautiful-- so many on the one bush!
PranavMishra 5 52 17 India
14 Aug 2012 4:03AM
nice composition..
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2012 4:53AM
Such pretty caterpillars! Wonderful shot.
In my country they are considered pests because if they attack your veg or fruit crop they'll eat it in no time... But I think they are gorgeous!IB
CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
14 Aug 2012 5:41AM
Well spotted and captured, Fred. Carol
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2012 6:59AM
A rather brilliant macro photograph depicting this rather handsome looking Catterpillars, "Of which seem to be in plenty this year?", stunning detail, and a host of beautiful natural colours.

Regards Nathan
fentiger 16 916 23 England
14 Aug 2012 7:39AM
Haven't seen a caterpillar this year! These are so photogenic and you have captured and composed them well Fred.

14 Aug 2012 8:04AM
A lovely composition and very well captured Fred
jdinne 14 16 England
14 Aug 2012 8:05AM
Brilliant capture Fred, great detail, wonderful composition.
Tibetan 5 3 England
14 Aug 2012 8:06AM
At least it's eating the ragwort plenty of that here, I must have a look for some of these beauties Fred nice one like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
paskinmj 8 11 1 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2012 8:08AM
Nice stereo composition.
myrab 11 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2012 8:31AM
A good image Fred, but they give me the creeps.Sad
Herge88 Plus
10 40 4 England
14 Aug 2012 8:34AM
A vibrant and well detailed image.

Best Matt
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.8k 149 England
14 Aug 2012 9:16AM
A bit of an infestation but wonderfully colourful, and i don't suppose horse-owners will miss the ragwort!

Richsr 10 91 223 England
14 Aug 2012 10:58AM
Good colours and details Fred, certainly looks to be a good source of food for them
Regards Richard
danbrann 12 636 17
14 Aug 2012 11:50AM
oops Fred I am just about to have my lunch. Cracking images.
AnnChown Plus
7 202 1 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2012 1:22PM
I'm not overly fond of caterpillars Fred, but these are beautifully captured and so sharp!
Maiwand 10 3 72 England
14 Aug 2012 2:10PM
A lovely crisp capture of these most attractive caterpillars Fred.Grin
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2012 5:54PM
And then they flew away!!
great capture of these Fred
carper123 Plus
5 1.0k 8 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2012 7:31PM
Awesome Fred, fantastic colours and clarity. A cracking image.
Well done.
Darryl. Smile
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
14 Aug 2012 10:40PM
A fabulous close up of these stripy little critters, I saw plenty of them last week on Alney Island nature reserve in Gloucester
15 Aug 2012 3:24PM
Excellent macro!SmileSmileSmileSmile
Regards Valery
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
15 Aug 2012 10:49PM
the are so pretty what a well detailed capture - and so will be the moth...
17 Aug 2012 2:36PM
Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,
NeilWigan 7 16 16 England
17 Aug 2012 2:48PM
A good shot with lots of colour and detail,wish they would all lay on ragwort.Smile

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