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Alien

By michaelo
hi everyone,i caught this little fellow sunbathing on a recent visit to Lanzarote,i honestly dont know if its a moth or butterfly,any help with identification would be great,ive never seen anything like it before
it was the only butterfly/moth that i saw while i was there!!!!!!

Tags: General Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Flash and lighting

Voters: Margaret101, johnjo58, KarenFB and 2 more


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10 Dec 2012 2:49AM
It looks like a moth to me but a weird one. was it large? really good macro shot!!

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9 11 1 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2012 1:39PM
Thanks Margaret it was quite large looked like a leaf from a distance
Unusual visual deterrent on it's back ,looked like face in red to deter any would be attackers I think!!

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