|Copyright: Mark Gasson (gasson) (126)|
|Date Taken: 2011-03-07|
|Exposure: f/4, 1/200 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2011-06-13 4:57|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|One of some 60,000 species found worldwide, weevils have a distinctive long snout which is curved downward so that it can bore into plants. At the end of the snout are the mouth parts that chew fruits, seeds, and other plant parts.|
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Beautiful combination photo of weevil and mallow. Interesting colouration of the weevil. regards yiannis
Wow what a very nice sharp image of this Weevil, good clarity and a lovely setting, good colour saturation with a strong composition, great work and well done,
Congratulations Mark and have a nice day,
- [2012-02-03 9:46]
I have seen many of those, but never knew what it was. Love the colors. Just wonder if the use of a light flash will have give you a darker background for contrast. TFS!