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Larinus pollinis

Larinus pollinis
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Copyright: Jiri Kubosek (iti) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-07
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D7100, Tamron SP 90mm f/2,8 Di Macro VC USD
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-08-01 10:43
Viewed: 1761
Points: 24
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Larinus pollinis is a species of cylindrical weevils belonging to the family Curculionidae, subfamily Lixinae.
It is present in most of Europe, in the East Palearctic ecozone, in North Africa, in the Oriental ecozone and in the Near East.

The adults can be encountered from May through August, feeding on Arctium tomentosum, Onopordon acanthium, Carlina vulgaris, etc.

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Hello Jiri-Beautiful picture of this Weevil.Like its details and natural colour.Well and attractive composition against such blue BG.Thanks for sharing.Regards and have a nice WE-Srikumar

Ciao Jiri, great macro of lovely beetle, fine details, excellent clarity, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

hallo Jiri
this is beautiful
the composition sharpness and light and the colours are also beautiful
thanks greeting lou

Hi Jiri. Prettry remarkable shot of this weevil. I like the way the DOF blurs the end of the flower. The weevil is in perfect focus with excellent details and colour. It's a trophy shot. Well done. TFS Trevor

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-08-01 11:50]

Hello Jiri,
Excellent macro of this Weevil in superb sharpness, details and very beautiful colours. Fine composition an a nice blue sky in the background.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-08-01 13:29]

Hi Jiri,i like a lot this specie,so funny and curious because the big nose...ehehe...and your is a fantastic pic,what a macro,what a sharpness and what a imposing perspective too with the sky in background,i like it! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Excellent macro, superb sharpness, details and very beautiful colours. Fine composition.

Hello Jiri,
Spectacular details of this tinny insect. Absolutely amazing capture with splendid natural colors and nice details. The light is great. Just lovely....
Thanks for sharing!

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2014-08-03 5:00]

Hello Jiri,
Fine picture of this weevil shown very well against the blue sky. Sharpness and composition are excellent as usual.
Kind regards

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2014-08-04 15:04]

Very nice Jiri, from a very good perspective and great sharpness and light. Good composition too. Congratulation.

Hello Jiri

Great macro of this insect with fine POV,
superb focus, sharpness, details, and contrast, TFS


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  • john1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 122 W: 0 N: 439] (3410)
  • [2014-08-06 4:03]

Hi Jiri,

Amazing capture of the insect, great détails shell.
The sharpness is perfect for the composition, very nice camouflage.
Very nice presentation and note, TFS.
My bes regards.
John vantighem

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