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Horehound bug

Horehound bug
Photo Information
Copyright: des hoi (deshoi) Silver Note Writer [C: 7 W: 2 N: 65] (322)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-12-22
Categories: Insects
Camera: Pentax K20 d, Pentax F 100/2.8 macro
Exposure: f/18.0, 1/50 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-12-28 4:21
Viewed: 4039
Points: 8
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Horehound bug - Agonoscelis rutila. Family Pentatomidae.

They are called Horehound bugs because they are usually found on the weed horehound. Sometimes it swarms on foliage and blossoms of fruit trees and ornamental plants but normally causes little injury.

Body length 12mm
Habits : Swarms on host plants but normally causes little injury.
Habitat : Usually found on the weed horehound
Status : Fairy common

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  • hansh Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 277 W: 1 N: 741] (2762)
  • [2009-12-28 4:29]

Hello Des.

Great catch of this little bug.
Sharpness is perfect, all details are very well to see.
Fine colors and a lovely POV.

Gr. Hans

I like this bug that have nice colors.
Good picture.Congratulations.
Friendly regards.Alin.

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2009-12-28 7:46]

Fine closeup of this colorful bug, some more brightness will do good. tfs.

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  • Nilson Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 488 W: 0 N: 566] (4423)
  • [2009-12-28 12:42]

Hi des
Wonderful shot with excelent light on the bug and good details. The composition is lovely with good colors.
Well done and Happy 2010

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