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Zygaena purpuralis
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Transparent Burnet moth

Insecta (Insects)
Family: Zygaenidae
Inish Maan ( Inis MeŠin), one of the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland.
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Taken during the BSBI annual general meeting 2011.

Spotted by others - we had been told to look out for this species.
21 June 2011
Category: The animal kingdom

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Photographer: J R Crellin

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21/06/2011 15:18:49
1/80 sec - F/11
Lens: 105mm f/2.8 G VR
Sensitivity: ISO 400
Exp. compensation: -0.7 EV
Depth of field: 0.01 m (0.35 - 0.36)
Light value: 11.2

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