|Copyright: Rimantas Kisielius (rimas)
|Date Taken: 2008-07-01|
|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|
|[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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- [2013-05-09 8:23]
Wonderful shot of this bee beetle with prefect sharp details. Colors and light are great!
Excelente conjunto Rimantas.