Ectropis crepuscularia - master of camouflage...

Posted by Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 4 June 2015 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Ectropis crepuscularia

NL: Gewone spikkelspanner
EN: Small engrailed
DE: Zackenbindiger Rindenspanner
FR: Boarmie crépusculaire, Boarmie bi-ondulée

Image: Schilde (BE) - 12/03/2015

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Robert D. Burr from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Well hidden

4 Jun 2015 2:28pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

génial

5 Jun 2015 7:26am

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

:)) I've seen it ! Great mimicry indeed. Well seen for you ! ;-)

23 Jun 2015 9:05pm

Canon EOS 7D
1/8 second
F/14.0
ISO 200
150 mm

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