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Bee beetle


Bee beetle
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Copyright: Rimantas Kisielius (rimas) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 157 W: 3 N: 667] (5094)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-07-17
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 300 D
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/80 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-09-25 8:09
Viewed: 3496
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Mostly known for the bee beetle (Trichius fasciatus).Bee beetle is the name given to several beetle species of the Scarabaeidae family, mainly Trichius fasciatus, but also for example Trichius zonatus, or Trichius abdominalis. The whole body is covered with yellow hairs, except the wing-cases (elytra), which have yellow and black stripes. They can reach about 9 to 12 mm in length. The larvae develop in rotting wood, the adults feed on blossoms.The adults feed on sugar-rich secretions of stems, leaves, fruits and flowers of different plants.

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  • cloud Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 497 W: 111 N: 1535] (9539)
  • [2008-09-25 11:08]

Hello Rimantas,
In this photo bewitched me composition and colours. Insect is sharp and pretty.
Regards, Pawel

hello Rimantas,
i like this beautiful composition
with a excellent atmosphere and pleasant details.....compliments sERGIO

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  • eliz Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 167 W: 20 N: 271] (1537)
  • [2008-09-25 22:03]

the flower is very beautiful and sharp. the insect is also beautiful but not that sharp.
thanks for sharing

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