|Copyright: Alina Kol (Alutka)
|Date Taken: 2012-05-02|
|Camera: Canon EOS 1000D, Canon 60 mm f 2,8 EF-S|
|Exposure: f/13.0, 1/200 seconds|
|Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2012-05-07 12:27|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Propylea quatuordecimpunctata (Linnaeus, 1758)|
The 14-spot Ladybird (Propylea quatuordecimpunctata) is a small lady beetle, native and widespread in the Old World, and invasive in North America. It is sometimes referred to by the common name 14-spotted ladybird beetle, or simply P-14. The background color ranges from cream through yellow to light orange, but not red. Only rarely are 14 separate spots present on the elytra; most commonly, several of the spots fuse into larger markings, particularly along the midline, where they often create a shape resembling an anchor, sometimes fusing to such an extent as to render the body almost entirely black except for 12 pale spots.
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great close up Alina!
Excellent macro, perfectly focused, good depth of field, nice light.
- [2012-05-08 10:09]
Perfect macro shot. Nice colours,composition and sharpness details.
Nice drops of dew.
- [2012-05-09 0:03]
Tej biedronki jakos nie zauwazylem jak dotad.Bardzo dobre ujecie, dobrze widoczne szczegoly.
- [2012-05-09 1:52]
Excellent picture of this very small Ladybird. Amazing details and beautiful color-combination.
Really well done!