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08.18.2020 American Idia

Not a spelling error, the American Idia-Idia americalis is a woodland litter moth. I almost didn’t see this one as it blended so well with the black birch bark. I used some curves adjusting to make it stand out a … Continue reading

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5.28.10 Oval-based Prominent

Another example of camouflage in moths. They are genetically confident enough that they can’t be seen that they just sit there and let you get good and close to photograph.

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