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Hyles euphorbiae - Caterpillar

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 7 November 2014 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Hyles euphorbiae

NL: Wolfsmelkpijlstaart - Rups
EN: Spurge Hawk-moth -Caterpillar
DE: Wolfsmilchschwärmer - Raupe
FR: Sphinx de l'euphorbe, Sphinx nicéa - Chenille

Image: De Panne (BE) - 15/06/2014

Canon EOS 7D 1/200 second F/8.0 ISO 200 150 mm

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Hooman from Mashhad, Iran

very nice shot with good details.

7 Nov 2014 7:26am

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Very good macro shot. Well done.

7 Nov 2014 11:17am

Ank from Zwolle, Netherlands

Een schitterende rups die in al dat mooie groen perfect tot zijn recht komt!

7 Nov 2014 11:53am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

very handsome creature. Colours are amazing

7 Nov 2014 12:22pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

This is an absolutely magnificent caterpillar ... the colors and details are amazing !!! Beautiful close-up ...

7 Nov 2014 2:38pm

Aigleloup from Rebecq, Belgium


7 Nov 2014 4:38pm

Marym from PA, United States

Wow! what a stunning caterpillar!

7 Nov 2014 6:30pm

Atreyee Sinha from Madison, United States

great capture!

7 Nov 2014 7:41pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France


8 Nov 2014 9:34am

This image has been featured in 2 Remix collections.

Les petites bĂȘtes by Tataze

Fooled by macrology by Josep

Canon EOS 7D
1/200 second
ISO 200
150 mm