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Ceratomia amyntor - Elm Sphinx
20-SEP-2009

Ceratomia amyntor - Elm Sphinx

Harvard MA

Collected September 14th in Harvard MA, Oxbow area, from 25ft understory elm. I couldn't resist taking this picture. In the wild these sphinx are solitary and wouldn't long tolerate such close company. However, I think this image displays the insects crypsis so well that I'll forgive myself the inaccuracy just this once.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
1/200s f/14.0 at 100.0mm iso100 hide exif
Full EXIF Info
Date/Time20-Sep-2009 06:24:38
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length100 mm
Exposure Time1/200 sec
Aperturef/14
ISO Equivalent100
Exposure Bias
White Balance
Metering Modemulti spot (3)
JPEG Quality
Exposure Programprogram (1)
Focus Distance

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