Interesting Insects

Challenge #85 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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This challenge gives you the opportunity to showcase some interesting insects, or arthropods which you've captured on your camera. Let's think beyond honey bees, bumblebees, butterflies etc to some of the more unusual creatures you've found. If you don't know what they are, then another member might know. The insects should be outside in the natural world if possible, doing their natural thing. Macro and close-up photos welcome. Size of entry:1,600px MAXIMUM.
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This is Moth larvae. Due to the shape of the larvae body the latin name of the moth is Notodonta ziczac. The name of the moth is Pebble Prominent. Note 9 zeroes on the body!
Submitted: Sunday, 9th February, 2014 21:38 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 7th July, 2013
Focal length: 100 mm
Shutter speed: 1/160 sec
Aperture: F18
ISO: 800
Notes: Monopod supported shot.
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