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Copyright: laurens van der Linde (euroblinkie) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3069 W: 56 N: 6333] (64207)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2018-09-20
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/20.0, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2018-10-16 8:36
Viewed: 352
Points: 10
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Red palm weevil-male
Rode palmkever-man

hello i found 2 on this big weevil on the terras of the house in Lefkada on a beautiful palm
This weevil lays eggs in to the palm and the larve eat the inside of the palm and the palm go's death

iHAVE MORE IN MY WORKSHOP you can see the female
the female have a small nose and the male have on the top a thick nose

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Hi Laurens
Beautiful bug, nice colors and interesting details such as these antennas.


Hello Lou,
Excellent colors and details.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6480 W: 89 N: 15613] (65313)
  • [2018-10-17 1:46]

Hi Lou,great post about this weevil that i never seen in my life. The view from above is fantastic,very very sharp,and i like the 2 WS with the open wings,a very difficult moment to take,but not for you as i can see! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

A perfect macro in every respect, Laurens.
You deserve congratulations for this top class image.

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 233 W: 1 N: 534] (5797)
  • [2018-10-19 12:29]

Hi Laurens
A beautiful photo of this beautiful and terrible palm tree destroyer!
It is a precious beetle.
Thank you for sharing it.

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