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Hyalophora cecropia - Cecropia Silk Moth

Hyalophora cecropia - Cecropia Silk Moth

Readville MA

Raised from eggs supplied from captive, but originally native stock. Photographed on buttonbush, a plant on which I have found wild larva on in eastern Massachusetts.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
1/200s f/13.0 at 100.0mm iso100 hide exif
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Date/Time19-Jul-2009 04:54:46
ModelCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length100 mm
Exposure Time1/200 sec
ISO Equivalent100
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Metering Modepartial (6)
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Exposure Programprogram (1)
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Kamala 05-Sep-2010 18:48
My family found one of these on a willow tree at Lake Ontario in upstate New York. We watched it weave an intricate cocoon using willow leaves. We look forward to hopefully watching it emerge in the spring
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