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Mantispa sp.


Mantispa sp.
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Copyright: Volkan Eroglu (Gramineae) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 62 W: 3 N: 212] (1074)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-05-15
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D-5000, 18-55mm AF-S Nikkor, @ ISO 200
Exposure: f/8, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-12-25 5:25
Viewed: 3574
Points: 4
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Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Neuroptera
Suborder: Hemerobiiformia
Family: Mantispidae
Subfamily: Mantispinae
Genus: Mantispa

Mantispidae is a family of small to moderate-sized net-winged insects, known as mantidflies, mantispids, mantid lacewings or mantis-flies. There are many genera with around 400 species worldwide, especially in the tropics and subtropics. Only 5 species of Mantispa occur in Europe.

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Hello Volkan,
excellent capture,natural colors, sharp details, nice BG,
TFS, regards,
Nikos.

Merhaba Volkan,

Çok az bilinen bir böcek grubunun güzel bir temsilcisini görüntülemişsin. Küçükken buna ruh sineği derdik. Odaya yanlışlıkla girdiğinde sanki evin ölmüşlerinden biri ziyarete gelmiş gibi davranılır ve dokunulmazdı:)
Eline sağlık,
Ömer.

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