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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: 2008-07-01
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 300 D, Canon EF 28-105
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-05-09 8:00
Viewed: 1700
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
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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  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2013-05-09 8:23]

Hi Rimas
Wonderful shot of this bee beetle with prefect sharp details. Colors and light are great!

Excelente conjunto Rimantas.

J. Ignasi

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