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Copyright: laurens van der Linde (euroblinkie) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3080 W: 56 N: 6334] (64279)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-05-06
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/22, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2013-05-12 12:38
Viewed: 1522
Points: 26
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ELAPHRUS RIPARIUS--i think First time on TN

Not the best picture but i wil show this strange beetle to you

Ground beetle

Kleine oeverloopkever

Hello,here i have a smallish 5-8mm dull greenish-bronze groundbeetle living in open bare mud or sand on river margins and lake shores
And wil take to flight under warm conditions
Look similar on CICINDELA with the big eyes

i have 2 other pic in my WORKSHOP

thanks greeting lou

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Ciao Lou, great macro of strange beetle, I never see before, thanks, fine details, wonderful natural colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-05-12 14:46]

Hi Lou,i don't know why you aren't full satisfacted of your pic,this is really a great macro,the details of this small specie are excellent,in this difficult pose.The colors too so bright are reallt beautiful,i like it! A very interesting specie,i don't know if is a first time but i never seen before.Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

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  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2013-05-12 16:49]

Hi Lou
What a interesting beetle!!!
I never see one like this before!!
Great colors and details!

Impressive macro Lou! Interesting subject, very good composition, fantastic colours and very good sharpness.

很可愛 色彩繽紛

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2013-05-13 0:03]

Yes, very strange beetle species..the colors and patterns are interesting. good find. tfs.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-05-13 2:28]

Hello Lou,
Most interesting tiny creature. I never have seen this ground-beetle, which is a beauty looking at your shot. Very well done if we think about the small size of the bug.
Thanks a lot for this special posting.

Hello Lou,
Great picture.Thanks for find out such tiny beautiful specie.Nice colour,
Kind regards,

Hi Lou, Must be a great excitement to get this Ground beetle in its natural habitat. Very well done. JC

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-05-13 6:47]

Hello Laurens,
interesing coleoptera,similar cicindela,thanks..

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-05-13 7:45]

Hi Laurens,
A very good close-up of this interesting insect.
Beautiful unusual color and sharpness details.
Regards Jiri.

Hi Lou,
interesting species. Nice composition and colours. Very good presentation.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • Tina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 60 W: 0 N: 132] (1427)
  • [2013-05-14 1:29]

Hi Lou,
This little insect you captured so nice is looking like a precious jewel lost on the mud ! Lovely light and colors like details as well ! TFS Tina

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