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Copyright: Dijana Serhatlic (Dijana) Silver Workshop Editor [C: 0 W: 0 N: 0] (101)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-05-01
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T3i
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/2000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-02-15 15:46
Viewed: 957
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The cockchafer (colloquially called May bug, doodlebug, mitchamador, billy witch, or spang beetle, particularly in East Anglia is a European beetle of the genus Melolontha, in the family Scarabaeidae. Imagines (adults) of the common cockchafer reach sizes of 2530 mm; the forest cockchafer is a bit smaller (2025 mm). Both have a brown color. Male cockchafers have seven "leaves" on their antennae, whereas the females have only six.

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To bobdaveant: thank you ;)Dijana 1 02-17 12:01
To lousat: beetleDijana 1 02-16 15:29
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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
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Hi Dijana,very very interesting,i never seen before and its design is very curious,excellent macro with good sharpness and colors.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

I have never seen this insect before, what a special photo. Good details and color.

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