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The Coxcomb prominent (caterpillar) Meerdaelbos, Oud-Heverlee, Belgium. Oct 1, 2016. Belgium,Coxcomb Prominent,Fall,Geotagged,Ptilodon capucina Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

The Coxcomb prominent (caterpillar)

Meerdaelbos, Oud-Heverlee, Belgium. Oct 1, 2016.

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  1. Lovely shot, so vivid and interesting :) Posted 2 years ago

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The Coxcomb Prominent is a moth of the family Notodontidae. It is a common species throughout Europe.

This species has brown forewings, varying considerably in tone, with indistinct darker markings. The hindwings are buffish with a black spot at the tornus. At rest, the species has a very distinctive profile with tufts of hairs protruding upwards from the thorax and the hind edge of the forewings . The margins of the forewings are also wavy. This rather "lumpy" appearance has led to the.. more

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Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Dec 25, 2017. Captured Oct 1, 2016 14:53 in Meerdaalweg, 3053 Oud-Heverlee, Belgium.
  • SP-100EE
  • f/2.9
  • 1/100s
  • ISO125
  • 4.3mm