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Copyright: Michal Grabowski (cedryk) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 50 N: 1722] (5270)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2004-08-05
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 5000, 28-105 mm, @ ISO 100
Exposure: f/4.8, 1/180 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Travelogue: Montenegro
Theme(s): Beetles and Bugs of the world (Chapter 2) [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-07-11 9:58
Viewed: 5127
Points: 7
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Rose Chafer (Cetonia sp.) - one of several similar species of subfamily Cetoninae (family Scarabeidae). The members of the subfamily are remarkable by the fact that they have fixed elytra. The hind wings are spread sideways through the specially curved elytra margins (see on the picture). Larvae live in decaying wood and adults feed on flowers. This interesting unusually bicoloured specimen sits on dwarf elderberry (Sambuccus ebulus L.) flowers.

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  • Great 
  • ddg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 867 W: 24 N: 1008] (5507)
  • [2005-07-11 10:59]

Bonjour Michal, lovely capture with a nice composition. Cetonia seems sleeping on the top of flower!TFS Didier.

  • Good 
  • Midi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 146 W: 24 N: 183] (2418)
  • [2005-07-11 11:01]

Belle photo d'un insecte que l'on ne voit pas souvent. Dommage que tout l'insecte ne soit pas net.
Beautiful photograph of an insect which one often does not see. It's a little bit pity that all the insect is not clearness.

Good exposure on this one. Attractive colours and nice pov.

Reaaly good shot Michal, nice shape and details. Like the RED from bulbs, very alive..

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