When Insects or Spiders Moult (Molt)
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Here's an interesting challenge for you. Show us examples of insects or spiders, (or other arthropods) in the act of moulting, OR their abandoned and cast-off exoskeletons, or outer skins. Macro and close-up shots welcome. If the insect or spider is in the act of moulting, it should be outside in its natural environment. MAXIMUM SIZE 1,600px.
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Saturday, 19th October, 2013 (GMT)
Saturday, 26th October, 2013 – Friday, 1st November, 2013 (GMT)
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Entylia carinata Treehoppers are really tiny! Colonies are typically found on the stems and leaves of thistle and other delicate shrubs, and appear to the naked eye as miniscule specs of dead leaf material.
|Submitted:||Sunday, 27th October, 2013 10:08 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Sunday, 4th July, 2010|
|Focal length:||105 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/250 sec|
|Notes:||Emergence was capture in the field, with a macro lens attached to a fully-extended Nikon PB-4 Bellows. Flash was hand-held and triggered via infra-red.|
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