Butterflies, Moths and Assorted Insects...

Nemorino

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Eos R and Laowa 15mm Makro @f/32 Iso 1600, 1/80s and Making-of with a Smartphone beetle.jpg

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AlanF

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Not exactly macro, but 0.33x with the 100-500mm at mfd, followed by 0.66x magnification with the RF 2x. Both 100% crops.

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AlanF

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First Small Heath butterfly of the year and the first on the R5/100-500mm.

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Maximilian

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If I'm not mistaken then this is the caterpillars of the small tortoiseshell (aglais urticae)

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Maximilian

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Here we have a male mayfly.
I suppose an ephemera danica.

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Very nice shot, Maximilian.
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I really like the fact that the picture was taken very close to the surface.
 

Maximilian

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This should be a large cabbage white. The pattern on the underneath of the hindwing is quite prominent.
I know that there are variations here but this intense pattern gets me a little bit puzzled as I haven't found any similar pic in the web.
The sequence shows really well how it uses the proboscis.
For those who don't know you can see quite well in the third pic that the proboscis typically has two parts that together form a tube.

Edit: Thanks to Nemorino this could be identified as female anthocharis cardamines, orange tip.

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Maximilian

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Here we have a male mayfly.
I suppose an ephemera danica.
When I went to my kitchen today I just found another male mayfly sitting close to this exuvia.
It flew away as I approached it, trying to get both, insect and exuvia on one pic.
I don't know if that was a nymph or a subimago. If it was a nymph I would be totally puzzled as the next small pond is more than 20 m away in my neighbours garden. Much more choices to moult between that and my kitchen window.
And please be tolerant about the cleanliness of my kitchen window. :ROFLMAO:
We have a lot of pine pollen in the air right now. (damned sharp marco lens ;) )

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Del Paso

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Cypripedium calceolus with "inhabitant"
 

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Del Paso

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When I went to my kitchen today I just found another male mayfly sitting close to this exuvia.
It flew away as I approached it, trying to get both, insect and exuvia on one pic.
I don't know if that was a nymph or a subimago. If it was a nymph I would be totally puzzled as the next small pond is more than 20 m away in my neighbours garden. Much more choices to moult between that and my kitchen window.
And please be tolerant about the cleanliness of my kitchen window. :ROFLMAO:
We have a lot of pine pollen in the air right now. (damned sharp marco lens ;) )

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I wouldn't even have noticed your kitchen window. Very nice picts!
 
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AlanF

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The butterflies are now out more. First, a Marbled White ( 309A0126-DxO_500mm_marbled_white_butterfly.jpg 309A0144-DxO_500mm_marbled_white_butterfly.jpg 309A0145-DxO_500mm_marbled_white_butterfly.jpg 100-500mm @ 500mm)
 
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AlanF

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An Essex Skipper (@ 1000mm). Tiny, and needed the RF 2x.

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