|Copyright: Dijana Serhatlic (Dijana)
|Date Taken: 2013-05-01|
|Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T3i|
|Exposure: f/5.6, 1/2000 seconds|
|More Photo Info: [view]|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2016-02-15 15:46|
|[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 25–30 mm; the forest cockchafer is a bit smaller (20–25 mm). Both have a brown color. Male cockchafers have seven "leaves" on their antennae, whereas the females have only six.|
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- [2016-02-16 10:07]
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.