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|This is not a tack sharp picture like my other macro images from my gallery but I like the background very much, so I post'it. I shoot this handheld and used a macro ring with -2Ev power setting.|
I'm not to good with insects identification but think this is Chrysomya rufifacies.
Chrysomya rufifacies is a species belonging to the blow fly family, Calliphoridae, and is most significant in the field of forensic entomology due to its use in establishing or altering postmortem intervals. The common name for the species is the hairy maggot blow fly, and it belongs to the genus Chrysomya, which is commonly referred to as the Old World screw-worms. Chrysomya rufifacies prefers very warm weather and has a relatively short life cycle. It is widely distributed geographically and prefers to colonize large carcasses over small ones. The species commonly has a greenish metallic appearance and is important medically, economically, and forensically.
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great details nice composition
wow , imi place mult compozitia , culorile frumoase si detaliile clare ,
numai bine !
- [2009-02-14 23:07]
Este impresionanta claritatea cu care ai redat detaliile torecelui mustei. Pana si cele mai mici firisoare se pot observa usor. Culorile de asemenea sunt foarte bine redate, inclusiv stralucirea metalica de pe torace.
TFS si toate cele bune,
beautiful capture with excellent details! Vivid colours, I like it!
Best regards, Leonid
- [2009-02-15 11:12]
Buna, reusita fotografie in macro, felicitari!