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Pyrrhocoris apterus

Pyrrhocoris apterus
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Copyright: Jan Hamadak (hamady) Silver Note Writer [C: 3 W: 0 N: 17] (248)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-04-14
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 400D, Canon 60mm EF-S Macro
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): My Insects [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-04-25 6:02
Viewed: 3799
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The firebug, Pyrrhocoris apterus, is a common insect of the family Pyrrhocoridae. Firebugs generally mate in April and May. Their diet consists primarily of seeds from lime trees and mallows.
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Hello Jan,

Very good picture of this pyrrhocoris. Good composition, excellent sharpness and very nice colours.

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