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Larva of Agrius convolvuli – Macro Photography

Photographer: Iacopo I.
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Agrius convolvuli macro photography

Agrius convolvuli macro

This larva of Agrius convovuli has been photographed in the countryside near Pisa in Tuscany. This specie is common in Europe and Africa and its characteristic is to have a small horn at the endo of the body containing the last part of the abdomen of the worm.

The caterpillars are very huge reaching from 10 to 6cm of length and up to 1.5cm of diameter. The name derive from the habit of the larva to eat the leaves of the Bindweed (Convolvulus) flower, therefore its Latin name “convolvuli”.

At the end of its life-cycle this larva will became a large hawk moth (lediptera) “Convolvulus Hawk-moth”.


OTHER RANDOM GALLERIES
To be followed by the snow, on air!
To be followed by the snow, on air!
Photographer: Iacopo I.

Not only ski slopes, every year a lot of young are attracted by freestyle, snowboard, skiboard and carving, new techniques for enjoying the mountain and really have a lot of fun.

Great grey slug mating – An acrobatic show
Great grey slug mating – An acrobatic show
Photographer: Iacopo I.

During the mating the great grey slugs (limax maximus) remain suspended in the air entwined together using the slime cords of mucus, the extended reproductive organs twisted in an incredible acrobatic show. Macro photography.

Fresh snow on Arabba
Fresh snow on Arabba
Photographer: Iacopo I.

At the bottom of the Passo Pordoi in the district of Marmolada there is the beautiful village of Arabba in the municipality og Livnallongo del Col di Lana. At the altitude of 1,601 meters above sea level this small village, which has about 300 inhabitants, along the year hosts an incredible number of tourists from all over Italy and the world.



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  1. Doing the above photography is not a easy task. It requires expertise and patience. The photos are really very awesome! I loved it!

    Nov 22, 2010 @ 3:46 pm by photo shoot

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