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Plagionotus arcuatus

Plagionotus arcuatus
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Copyright: Jan Gaisler (honza) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 533 W: 0 N: 720] (4197)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-05-04
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/5 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Longhorn Beetles/ Cerambycidae Europe [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-05-09 9:11
Viewed: 4196
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Plagionotus arcuatus (Cerambycidae - long-horned beetle)

Developing in a different deciduous trees (Quercus, Carpinus, Acer, etc.)
Size 10-20 mm
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  • Great 
  • PaulH Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1137 W: 26 N: 3879] (13882)
  • [2007-05-09 9:18]

Hi Jan,

a great close up, lovely colours and details, a striking looking insect.



Nice one! I like the POV, insects are better viewed from the side or frontal aspect. Good picture for recognition. Compliments, Arjuna.

bonjour jan
un bel insecte coloré,le DOF est correct.
un bon pov pour aprecier les details sur les elitres.
bien vu.

  • Great 
  • Maite Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 998 W: 65 N: 1270] (5199)
  • [2007-05-09 10:43]

Excellent macro, Jan!
This beetle is rather curious and beautiful with those colors.
Great sharpness, POV, DOF and composition.
Congratulations and TFS.
Best wishes

  • Great 
  • demeve Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 586 W: 12 N: 1682] (6165)
  • [2007-05-09 14:52]

Hello Jan, what a beauty fantastic photo, you managed to capture this bettle perfectly. the collors and composition are amazing, great POV and sharpness, wonderful BG..well done..

Hello Jan!
Very interesting species! Nice DOF and details. I like also POV. On the other hand it would be nice to read about this species something more :)
Have a nice afternoon,

great close up, lovely colours and details, a striking looking insect.

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