Tricia Gibson

Tricia Gibson

Posted on 06/01/2014


Photo taken on June  1, 2014



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Tricia Gibson
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caterpillar
Lackey moth


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Darn sand gets everywhere!!

Darn sand gets everywhere!!
This Lackey Moth caterpillar was trying to get the grains of sand off its back!

+2 in comments and the larger versions in notes top left!

James Wiley, Christina Sonnenschein, Rachel2, Bruno Suignard and 12 other people have particularly liked this photo


17 comments - The latest ones
Tricia Gibson
Tricia Gibson
DSC_7145

DSC_7120
3 years ago.
David Sidwell
David Sidwell
He looks like quite a character!
3 years ago.
BITH*
BITH*
I've never seen such a thing. Really quite a different and interesting wildlife-in-the-wild photo.
3 years ago.
Gerda
Gerda
Fantastic series and creature :)
3 years ago.
Goffy
Goffy
Beautiful macro series Tricia! He's a colourful chappie isn't he?!
3 years ago.
Janet Brien
Janet Brien
What a gorgeous caterpillar! I was sure the adult would be incredible...WHAT AN ANTI CLIMAX!
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lackey_moth
So BORING looking, boooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!

It should have turned into this:
www.onthegreenfarms.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/adult-butterfly.jpg

:D
3 years ago.
Mitch Seaver
Mitch Seaver
Excellent!
3 years ago.
Monica Meeneghan
Monica Meeneghan
Very good photographic work!
Seen and admired in: www.ipernity.com/group/closeupandmacro/doc
Excellent.
3 years ago.
Swetlana Hasenjäger
Swetlana Hasenjäger
Wow ! This is hair story pure ! Well presented, Tricia !
3 years ago.
APEX
APEX
Superbe
3 years ago.
Suus
Suus
really incredible macrowork Tricia ... fantastic :)
3 years ago.
Tricia Gibson
Tricia Gibson
Thank you all!! The more colourful the caterpillar the more likely it is to be a moth!! These little beauties are very eye-catching, we saw quite a lot in the dunes, I also found 2 garden tiger moth caterpillars :o) But the bee orchid was the "Oh wow" moment!! Pics soon...!!
3 years ago.
Sylvain Wiart
Sylvain Wiart
Belle prise !
3 years ago.
Chantal HILLENVECK dite Chalâme
Chantal HILLENVECK d…
Wow.... YES ...!!!!!!!!!!!!!
3 years ago.
Bruno Suignard
Bruno Suignard
super!!!********************************
3 years ago.
Rachel2
Rachel2
Great series! Superb details!
3 years ago.
Glenn T. Coleman
Glenn T. Coleman
Stunning Macro Series!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
3 years ago.