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Leopard moth - Zeuzera pyrina The photo was taken in fluorescent lighting at ISO 4000. The moth landed on my hand and I could not choose a better shooting angle. Animal,Animalia,Arthropoda,Bulgaria,Cossidae,Europe,Geotagged,Insect,Insecta,Leopard Moth,Leopard moth,Lepidoptera,Selanovtsi,Summer,Vratza,Wildlife,Zeuzera pyrina Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Leopard moth - Zeuzera pyrina

The photo was taken in fluorescent lighting at ISO 4000. The moth landed on my hand and I could not choose a better shooting angle.

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  1. Gorgeous, Jivko! <3 Posted 6 days ago
  2. Fluorescent lighting...were you mothing, Jivko? Outside the home? In the field? Posted 6 days ago
    1. No mothing, Ferdy! I was in a village in North Bulgaria near the Danube river for 2 days. There we spent the evenings under a wooden shed in the yard, where the owner had installed fluorescent lighting. My goal was to shoot some rare birds there, but had no chance! Next time! Posted 5 days ago

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The Leopard Moth or Wood Leopard Moth is a moth of the family Cossidae. It is found primarily in Europe but also in northern Africa and Asia. It was introduced into the northeastern United States prior to 1879 and has a range extending from Maine to Pennsylvania.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Jun 29, 2020. Captured Jun 27, 2020 22:40 in 11, 3301 Selanovtsi, Bulgaria.
  • E-M1MarkII
  • f/4.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO4000
  • 60mm