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Volucella pellucens


Volucella pellucens
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Copyright: Roel Duijnhouwer (Rietorchis) Silver Note Writer [C: 5 W: 0 N: 17] (184)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2003-06-15
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony DCR TRV20E
Exposure: f/4, 1/600 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-01-22 12:41
Viewed: 2882
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I was making some pictures when I met this need fly.
It was the first AND last time I've seen this species.
Onyone can tell me wat's its name ??
Thanx in advance . . . .

Batu, thank you for naming the fly


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Roel,
Looks like a "HOVER" fly of sorts; not sure, 'cause I can't see its face. Very similar to: "CLEANS ITSELF".
Otherwise this is an EXCELLENT image. TFS.
Welcome to TN.
Mario from COLD COLD Calgary in Canada.

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  • batu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1079 W: 293 N: 4497] (16383)
  • [2009-01-22 12:59]

Hello Roel,
the picture shows the hoverfly Volucella pellucens from the family Syrphidae.
The wings are really sharp but due to the narrow depth of field cause by f/4 other important
parts lack sharpness. A smaller aperture would have been advantageous.
Best wishes, Peter

Una magnifica toma del diptero,nitido don buen angulo de enfoque tal vez muy recortada per4o no le quita valor documental
saludo
CMARZANO

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