Pigment ink photographic print on matte archival quality paper
Print: 10 x 15in. / 25.4cm x 38.01cm
Paper: 13 x 19in. / 33.02cm x 48.26cm
Common name: The Beggar, Latin Species name: Eubaphe mendica
Collected in Lac Bonin, Quebec on July 3, 2006
The Beggar (Eubaphe mendica) is a small geometer moth. The wings are semi-transparent, with spots said to resemble the holes in a beggar's clothing.
The caterpillars feed on maples and violets, rather different and unrelated plants!
This moth has a wingspread of 23 mm.