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Cucullia convexipennis (Brown-hooded Owlet)
17-OCT-2008

Cucullia convexipennis (Brown-hooded Owlet)

Blue Hills, Milton MA

Collected from a stand of three Goldenrod plants growing along a pathside under hemlock in the Blue Hills, Milton MA 10/17/2008. I worked hard today to find any caterpillars and to have one of these guys fall in my lap just as I was getting back to the car was a real pick me up. It had defoliated much of its Goldenrod plant so it really stuck out (and yeah, its colored like a circus clown). When agitated - poked - it curled its head backwards to its side.

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
1/200s f/20.0 at 100.0mm iso200 hide exif
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Date/Time17-Oct-2008 16:21:01
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length100 mm
Exposure Time1/200 sec
Aperturef/20
ISO Equivalent200
Exposure Bias
White Balance
Metering Modeaverage (1)
JPEG Quality
Exposure Programprogram (1)
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