fall armyworm, head, side

close up of image

Detailed Description

Corn Destructor! Not the beautiful form pictured here, but her rapacious teenagers, who tresspass, and just trash fields of corn, hide as pupae and repeat the whole cycle. Oh BTW this is the Fall Armyworm. Spodoptera frugiperda. Quite pretty really. Photography Information: Canon Mark II 5D, Zerene Stacker, Stackshot Sled, 65mm Canon MP-E 1-5X macro lens, Twin Macro Flash in Styrofoam Cooler, F5.0, ISO 100, Shutter Speed 200 USGSBIML Photoshopping Technique: Note that we now have added using the burn tool at 50% opacity set to shadows to clean up the halos that bleed into the black background from "hot" color sections of the picture.

Details

Image Dimensions: 5616 x 3744

Date Taken: