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afreumenes aethiopicus


afreumenes aethiopicus
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Copyright: George Veltchev (mwmod99) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 655 N: 3361] (14196)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-11-14
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon 5D MKII, Sigma 150mm F2.8 APO Macro DG HSM
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/200 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-11-25 8:50
Viewed: 2874
Points: 6
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afreumenes aethiopicus.
Identification: Mediuyn size (Body lenght 18-20 mm), long waisted, dark wrown with pale marked mostly on thorax, wings dark wrown.

Habitat: Often associated with buildings.

The females build one-celled spherical mud pots resembling urns, with a lip around the entrance, attached to rock faces, buildings or trees. After completion and sealing, no mor mud is applied and the lip left intact.
Info by: Jesus Linares . Thanks Jesus

Image taken in RAW, ISO200


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Hi George,
excellent macro shot. Great sharpness. Amazing colours. Great composition.
Have a nice weekend,
Maciek

hello George
very good and sharpness macro
great details special you can see he is eat from the plant where he make,s his nest from
thanks greeting lou

Hello George,
A very clear capture taken from a good POV with excellent sharp details. I also like the colours and composition. Well done!
Regards,
Mircea

Hello George,
What amazing insects with fantastic colors and shape.
Superb macro with great focus and very good clarity.
Wonderful contrast against the background.
It is a splendid capture with razor sharp details.
As usual the flash is doing a great job.
Thanks for sharing!
Marius.

Ciao George, fantastic macro with amazing details, superb sharpness, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-11-25 11:51]

Hi George,incredible macro and very rare specie,another top class work,no needs other words,it's enought to look at this fantastic pic.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2011-11-25 12:25]

Hi George,
Very nice close-up of this unknown insect. Nice, sharp with lots of details.
Nice colours and good composition.
Have a good weekend
Regards Jiri.

Hi George,
You've recordd this wasp perfectly. I like a lot the POV and how you use the flas fot increase details. Centered composition is very suitable I think.

I found a bit of information, but no much!...

(Afreumenes aethiopicus)

Identification: Mediuyn size (Body lenght 18-20 mm), long waisted, dark wrown with pale marked mostly on thorax, wings dark wrown.

Habitat: Often associated with buildings.

The females build one-celled spherical mud pots resembling urns, with a lip around the entrance, attached to rock faces, buildings or trees. After completion and sealing, no mor mud is applied and the lip left intact.

Regards!

TFS

Jesús

What a perfect capture! Everything is so rich, clean and clear. Masterfully done

Amazing wasp and beautiful photo George! Fantastic colours and perfect focus.
Regards,
Christodoulos

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