|Copyright: Dinu Konanur (Dinu)
|Date Taken: 2010-07-24|
|Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8|
|Exposure: f/4, 1/100 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2010-07-29 10:22|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Zygogramma bicolorata (Chrysomelidae).|
It is a Mexican Beetle, but was introduced into India for biological control trials against the weed Parthenium hysterophorus.
I found it in my parthenium-free garden and made it sit on my fingernail to pose for this photo opportunity!
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A nice capture of this beautiful beetle. Very well composed and good details. Thanks a lot for sharing.