Trypetoptera canadensis, side, md, upper marlboro

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Detailed Description

Pyrgotidae - Trypetoptera canadensis - Thanks to Bill Murphy for the determination. This little beauty came to my moth light last night. Not 100% sure of my ID, but someone will correct me I am sure....that said, this family would make since since they are parasites of snails...if you zoom in you can see all sorts of wonderful things going on in the wings.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, link to a .pdf of our set up is located in our profile


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