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Phaneroptera nymph male


Phaneroptera nymph male
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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: 2016-04-01
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D5200, 90mm Tamron AF SP f/2.8 VC USD
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/160 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2016-08-07 6:53
Viewed: 1073
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Phaneroptera sp nymph
Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae


This cricket nymph is possibly P. nana which feeds especially on different, mostly soft plant parts such as flowers and leaves.

It lives in dry, sunny locations with at least partial higher vegetation such as quarries, warm forest edges, brownfields or scrubby grasslands.

The eggs overwinter. In the south (e.g. Canaries), Phaneroptera nana is probably to be observed all year round.

Phaneroptera nana was originally distributed in the Mediterranean and ranges from there to the Southern Alps (about Ticino). Recently it is also spreading in places north of the Alps, as in the Basel region.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2016-08-07 9:52]

Hi Nikos,lovely composition showing us this nymph in this yellow flower,a very bright capture and great details everywhere,well done! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2016-08-08 10:22]

Hello Nikos,
Very nice macro of this Cricket Nymph in good sharpness and details. Beautiful clear colors and a fine composition.
Regards,
Peter

hello Nikos,
une très belle macro, des couleurs très agréables, et une bonne netteté sur le criquet.
Amicalement
Roland

Hello Nikos,
It looks like Katydid; once I captured one in India. Quite well captured. But too much blank space n the frame. You have good macro lens so captured it from more closer distance and we could see more detailed features of its body.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards,
Srikumar

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