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Predatory I


Predatory I
Photo Information
Copyright: Paulo Lahr (pflahr) Silver Note Writer [C: 3 W: 0 N: 33] (510)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-01-18
Categories: Spiders
Camera: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5
Exposure: f/4, 1/80 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-02-03 5:01
Viewed: 3646
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Peucetia sp. the ‘Green Lynx’.
Oxyopidae (lynx spiders)
Larger than Oxyopes (11.8-21.6mm
females, 8.1-14.5mm males), and bright green with bright red spots and
legs paler green to yellow, it has long legs with long black spines.
Females attach an egg sac to a curled blade of grass or leaf, two or
three feet above ground, and then cling to the sac until death by
starvation or cold. Two species (longipalpis and viridans) occur in
Tulare Co., both fond of tall grasses (especially wild buckwheat) in
open fields.

http://kaweahoaks.com/html/spider_checklist_bcarroll.html

http://www.americanarachnology.org/HiResGallery/lyc_Peucetia_sp.html

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Cool capture. Good detail and interesting moment! Well done! Cheers, Klaus

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  • batu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1079 W: 293 N: 4497] (16383)
  • [2008-02-03 5:34]

Hola Paulo,
you captured this bizarre creature and its prey very well showing
the structural details very sharp. The focus is exact.
Colours are pleasant.
Best wishes, Peter

Hi Paulo,
the scenery with this spiny spieder and the colourful prey is great. Technically you mastered the macro problems well: sharpness, DOF, composition, use of flashlight, background, crop, all perfect. My compliments
Best regards
Dietrich

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  • mariki Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 838 W: 60 N: 2307] (9477)
  • [2008-02-03 23:06]

Hello Paulo,

Fantastic picture. Great POV and DOF. Superb sharpness and great colours.
Well done,
Cheers,
Mariki

Olá Paulo.
Excelente trabalho de macro nesta imagem !!
Cores e nitidez muito boas. Bela captura.

Parabéns
Henrique.

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