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Thaumastopeus shangaicus

Thaumastopeus shangaicus
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Copyright: stone wang (kinglove) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 783 W: 0 N: 623] (11338)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-05-24
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-01-01 0:24
Viewed: 1558
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Thaumastopeus shangaicus (v. d. Poll, 1886)
(金龜子科 / 花金龜亞科) Body length of 24-25mm, body flat, blue-black, head reach, but not freedom ends of the fork to open and close, pronotum broad, the trailing edge of the central protrusion of a small shield plate hidden in the corner behind the sudden, forefoot section developed , femur and tibia ends with the side edge of the spike, ventral blue-black. This is one kind, also known as the暗藍騷金龜, for the invasion of alien species, first discovered in 2003 in Chiayi, Taiwan in 2005 as the official record of producing beetles, mainly located in the southern low-altitude mountains or the seaside environment, larval habitats dead wood, habits ferocious, adult cluster, common in wild flowers or trees slightly flight, and strong activity, like the sun, some areas in general.

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Ciao Stone, great macro of lovely bug, fine details, wonderful natural colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, Happy New Year, ciao Silvio

Hello Mr.Stone,
I think you will produce all kind of Bugs here in TN from your area.It's ok...we will cherish the beauty of your beautiful work.
This is a beautiful shinny Bug in its natural habitat.Well captured with good focus on subject and natural colour.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice time,

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2014-01-01 5:27]

Nice flower with circles and the beetle that lives in..good image. tfs.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-01-01 6:52]

Hi Stone,a very good capture despite the difficult location,interesting specie in an excellent details and a nice White carpet made by the flowers.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Stone
Thank you for this superb macro.
Best wishes,

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-01-01 8:03]

Hi Stone,
Nice macro photo. Amazing colors and sharpness details.
Happy New Year 2014.
Regards Jiri.

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2014-01-01 8:06]

Hi Stone.
What a nice pattern created by beautiful flower petals. Black bug among them looks fantastically. Exposure are extremely good too. Well done. TFS and all the best and Happy Holidays.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-01-01 8:07]

Hello Stone,
Nice macro of this bug in beautiful natural colours and good sharpness.

hallo Stone
very nice picture with good details and lovely colours
thanks greeting lou

Hello Stone

Excellent macro of this insect, you managed superbly you camera
with obtaining details on the white colours and not to over burn them,
and doing great contrast with the insect's black color tones, TFS


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