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Robberfly laying eggs

Robberfly laying eggs
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Copyright: Arjun Haarith (Arjun) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 358 W: 7 N: 1237] (7593)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2019-04-28
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D7100, Tamron SP AF90mm F/2.8 DI MACRO 1:1
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-04-29 5:09
Viewed: 244
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Robberfly laying eggs (with a parasite attached to it)
The Asilidae are the robber fly family, also called assassin flies. They are powerfully built, bristly flies with a short, stout proboscis enclosing the sharp, sucking hypopharynx.
The name "robber flies" reflects their notoriously aggressive predatory habits; they feed mainly or exclusively on other insects and as a rule they wait in ambush and catch their prey in flight.

Nikon D7100 | Tamron 90mm | F/13 | ISO 250 | 1/250 sec

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Hello Arjun,
Exceptional colors and details. Amazing quality of this macro.

Hello Arjun,
you posted a robber fly too! Yours is of course much better than mine. It is very detailed and sharp. You can count the hairs on it's body.
Thanks for showing.
Kind regards,

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2019-04-30 0:21]

Hi Arjun,very interesting moment for the life of this species in a wonderful macro,very impressive shot!! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Great to see your work after a long time, Arjun.
Excellent macro with exceptional sharpness and rich colours.

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  • periko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 2 N: 145] (1487)
  • [2019-05-05 14:05]

Hi Arjun
This insect looks really powerful.
Beautiful image

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