Graphosoma lineatun ssp italicum
|Copyright: Nikos Roditakis (NikosR)
|Date Taken: 2016-07-13|
|Camera: Nikon D5200, 90mm Tamron AF SP f/2.8 VC USD|
|Exposure: f/14.0, 1/100 seconds|
|Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes|
|More Photo Info: [view]|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2016-07-16 23:54|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Graphosoma lineatum ssp italicum (Linnaeus 1758)|
Common name: Italian Striped-Bug, Minstrel Bug.
Graphosoma lineatum is a very common pentatomid of cretan fauna. Subspecies italicum has black legs while other ssp have red legs. Nymphs and adults are not considered serious pest of crops although its hosts do include commercially important crops, such as aniseed, carrots, sunflowers and parsley. Chemical control is not often required, since egg parasites usually provide natural control.. The pierce and suck sedds causing loss of weight and lower germination efficacy.
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- [2016-07-17 2:47]
Hi Nikos,excellent capture of this bug very common in my country too,i like the decentralized composition and the bright colors too.Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano
very nice picture with good sharpness and good BG
i like the red colours
thanks gr lou
- [2016-07-17 11:07]
Fine detailed photo of this bug in beautiful natural colors and a nice composition.
Ciao Nikos, great macro of beautiful bug, wonderful colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
- [2016-07-19 5:47]
The POV is perfect, and good work on DOF,
great colours and nice frame.Siggi