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Box tree moth caterpillar  Box tree moth,Bulgaria,Cydalima perspectalis,Geotagged,Invasive species,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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Cydalima perspectalis or the box tree moth is a species of moth of the family Crambidae. It is native to eastern Asia (Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, the Russian Far East and India). It is an introduced species in Europe, first recorded in Germany in 2006, and subsequently in Switzerland and the Netherlands in 2007, Great Britain in 2008, France and Austria in 2009, Hungary in 2011, Romania and Turkey. It is also known from Slovakia, Belgium and Croatia. During the preparation to the 2014 Olympics.. more

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Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Aug 18, 2016. Captured Jul 29, 2016 14:34 in ul. "Samokovsko Shose", Pancharevo, Bulgaria.
  • SZ-14
  • f/4.4
  • 10/1000s
  • ISO160
  • 11.9mm