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Highland forest insect


Highland forest insect
Photo Information
Copyright: Geoffrey Summers (summers) Silver Note Writer [C: 4 W: 0 N: 33] (698)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-10-13
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D7000, Tokina AF 100mm F/2.8 AT-X PRO D Macro
Exposure: f/11, 1/80 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-10-16 21:43
Viewed: 1009
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
On a leaf in the forest at the top of the Black River Gorges in Mauritius. Any help with ID much appreciated.

Taken in shade, which is good because there is a lot of bounce off the glossy leaves if in full sunlight.


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To euroblinkie: Stiltbugsummers 1 10-17 12:11
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hallo Geoffrey
nice picture with good sharpness and lovely naturel colours

i think a Stiltbug specie
of a bug from a other fam Plantbug

gr lou

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2752 W: 280 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2015-10-17 18:04]

Hello Geoffrey,
I believe Lou is correct, it looks like a stilt bug to me also. Checkout this link

http://bugguide.net/node/view/89/bgpage

Sharply focused and showing beautiful color and nice detail.
Ron

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