Cameraria ohridella - empty chrysalis

Posted by Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 25 November 2014 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Cameraria ohridella

NL: Paardenkastanjemineermot - lege vlinderpop
EN: Horse-chestnut leaf miner - empty chrysalis
DE: Rosskastanienminiermotte, Balkan-Miniermotte - leere Puppe (Chrysalis)
FR: Mineuse du marronnier - chrysalide vide

Image: Wijnegem (BE) - 29/06/2014

in yesterdays image i explained a bit of the ecology of the species. In this image you can see the empty chrysalis on the edge of a leaf of a of horse-chestnut tree (Aesculus hippocastanum). The chrysalide is only about 2 mm in hight...

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26 Nov 2014 9:50am

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