Lasiocampa quercus: caterpillar

Posted by Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 25 December 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Nature provides its own Christmas ornamentations...

NL: Aan iedereen: Vrolijk Kerstfeest en een Gelukkig Nieuwjaar!
EN: For everyone: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
DE: Um allen: Fröhliche Weihnachten und ein glückliches Neues Jahr!
FR: Pour tous: Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année!

species:
Lasiocampa quercus (NL: Hageheld - rups / EN: Oak Eggar - caterpillar / DE: Eichenspinner, Quittenvogel - Raupe / FR: Bombyx du chêne, Minime à bandes jaunes - chenille)

Image: Schilde (BE) – 06/11/2012

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Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Dat is een fantastisch mooie foto! Hier hou ik van!
Ik wens jou en je familie een prettige kerstdag.

25 Dec 2012 6:46am

☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼ from Narbonne, France

beautifull back ligth, well done johan
Merry ♪♫._♥_.♫♪ Christmas ♪♫._♥_.♫♪ to you

25 Dec 2012 7:32am

Tataze from Bourgogne, France

Fantastic shot.
Wonderful light

25 Dec 2012 8:54am

Aigleloup from Rebecq, Belgium

Fantastique cette chenille, surtout telle quelle

25 Dec 2012 9:20am

helys from Paris, France

Majestic lights in the darkness
Thank you!

Merry ♪ ♫ • * ¨ * •. ¸ ¸ ♥ ¸ ¸. • * ¨ * • ♫ ♪ Christmas ♪ ♫ • * ¨ * •. ¸ ¸ ♥ ¸ ¸. • * ¨ * • ♫ ♪

25 Dec 2012 10:33am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

elle est d'une beauté

25 Dec 2012 6:09pm

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

Fresh! Happy holidays

25 Dec 2012 6:42pm

aaanouel from Heredia, Costa Rica

Unusual and excellent view of a Caterpillar, great lighting, shadows, sharpness and great composition also!.
Txs4Sharing

26 Dec 2012 3:42am

Marie-Line from Lille, France

SUBLIME !! Merci

27 Dec 2012 1:35pm

Canon EOS 400D
1/100 second
F/13.0
ISO 200
150 mm

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