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Graphosoma lineatun ssp italicum

Graphosoma lineatun ssp italicum
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Copyright: Nikos Roditakis (NikosR) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 3 N: 447] (3436)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-07-13
Categories: Insects
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
Viewed: 1249
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Graphosoma lineatum ssp italicum (Linnaeus 1758)
Heteroptera: Pentatomidae
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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  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [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

hallo Nikos
very nice picture with good sharpness and good BG
i like the red colours
thanks gr lou

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2016-07-17 11:07]

Hello Nikos,
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

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2016-07-19 5:47]

Hello Nikos,
The POV is perfect, and good work on DOF,
great colours and nice frame.Siggi

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