- Merlin (1713)
- [2016-02-21 10:38]
That is a nicely presented and very sharp image. The insect is, however, not a caddisfly but an Alder Fly Sialis lutaria. The adult insects are similar to caddisflies but the larvae are very different. This species belongs to the order Megaloptera rather than the Trichoptera.
Best wishes, Nigel.
- PeterZ (49139)
- [2016-02-21 13:05]
Excellent sharp detailed macro of this Alder Fly in beautiful natural colours. Take from a nice POV.
- CeltickRanger (37400)
- [2016-02-21 20:35]
Great macro of this insect, fine POV, being framed diagonally in
the image it gives it dynamism, great focus, sharpness, and details, TFS
- Hotelcalifornia (14408)
- [2016-02-22 8:56]
Beautiful species; and thanks to Nigel for his help. He always appears when and correct, I like his work.
Excellent POV with splendid BG. Details are very good as well as sufficient light.
Thanks for sharing, with useful NOTE,
- euroblinkie (64279)
- [2016-02-22 11:02]
very good sharpness and lovely naturel colours
thanks gr lou
- lousat (65489)
- [2016-02-23 5:32]
Hi Jiri,a very nice macro of this curious specie,i like a lot the bright light reflections on the wings,perfect sharpness too,thanks to Nigel for the correct ID.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
- KOMSIS (10674)
- [2016-02-27 6:56]
Excellent capture ..
Alder fly in good sharpness, details and fine natural colours.
Have a nice weekend,
- marius-secan (29598)
- [2016-02-27 10:17]
Nice work to catch such a splendid colorful specie. I love the exceptional clarity and razor sharp details of this image. The photo has the best quality.