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Jul 14, 2019 21:02 |  #2192

Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes) caterpillar.
I can't decide if I like the second one. The leaf in the foreground feels like a distraction but I prefer the detail in the caterpillar.


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Jul 15, 2019 11:48 |  #2194

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Very cool selection and cool bug.


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Jul 15, 2019 11:59 |  #2195

Barkfly

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Jul 16, 2019 11:49 |  #2199

Caterpillars feed by extending their heads and then curling up as they chew. So the trick was to focus right at the edge of the leaf and wait for the critter to bring it's head up to start the next "row". I got seven frames before it figured out I was close and stopped feeding.

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Managed to catch a couple of bugs in flight


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Jul 16, 2019 21:26 |  #2202

Terrycanon wrote in post #18894735 (external link)
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Dalantech wrote in post #18894660 (external link)
Caterpillars feed by extending their heads and then curling up as they chew. So the trick was to focus right at the edge of the leaf and wait for the critter to bring it's head up to start the next "row". I got seven frames before it figured out I was close and stopped feeding.

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Nicely done! Never seenn a barkfly before.


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