|Copyright: Daniel Borg (Daniel_89) (47)|
|Date Taken: 2007|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2007-09-23 0:37|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|This shot shows a common ladybird resting in a flower of "Ecaballiun elaterium" also known as the squirting cucumber. It shows the mutualistic relationship between both species very clearly. The cucumber gets pollinated by the ladybirds while the ladybirds feed on the nectar of the flower. In fact the relationship is so close that even the ladybird larvae are hatched on the plant. In malta sights like these are very common. Hope you like the picture!|
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This is interesting as I didn't know that ladybirds were pollenizators (I don’t know if I have the right word…) ... This is an original composition with interesting colors and DOF. Thanks,
Originalidad del conjunto y delicados colores en la flor y en el insecto. No había visto nunca ee curioso y bello coleóptero.
- [2007-09-30 2:09]
Composition très originale, beau cadrage, couleur,
- [2007-10-10 1:27]
Bonjour Daniel, great composition with association of Ladybird inside this beautiful flower. Congratulations, Didier.