Hyles euphorbiae - Caterpillar detail of the head

Posted by Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 8 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

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Aigleloup from Rebecq, Belgium

Fantastique cette macro.

8 Nov 2014 8:55am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

handsome fellow, isn't he?

8 Nov 2014 1:16pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fine close up

8 Nov 2014 4:39pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

intéressant

9 Nov 2014 7:29am

Canon EOS 7D
1/125 second
F/5.6
ISO 200
65 mm

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