GREEN DOCK BEETLE
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|Gastrophysa viridula, known as the green dock beetle, green dock leaf beetle or green sorrel beetle.|
The length of the green dock beetle varies between sexes, with the males being 4 mm and the females being 7 mm. During the mating season, females have enlarged abdomens. Both sexes are green with a metallic shimmer, which, depending on the light, can be gold green, blue, purple, violet, or red. The legs of this species also shimmer a metallic green, and are strongly built. The antennae are serrated and are medium in length.
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very nice picture with good details and beautiful colours
nice BG to
- [2014-07-29 9:09]
Hi Nitin,excellent macro of this beetle with a beautiful light reflection on the metallic green,fine detail too,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
- [2014-07-29 20:14]
Excellent macro of this small beetle, splendid sharpness and fine details, vivid and natural colors, nice composition
- [2014-07-30 8:57]
Amazing colors,very good composition and excellent focus on the eyes.