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Platycheirus sp.

Platycheirus sp.
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Copyright: Roberto Colino (robertcolino) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 34 W: 0 N: 113] (1025)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-06-01
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon DSLR D200, 200 f4_nikkor
Exposure: f/22, 1/250 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-06-03 13:31
Viewed: 2303
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Platycheirus (Syrphidae) is a broad genre. I was surprised to find a copy feeding on pollen grains in the stamen of a grass. Normally I thought were attracted to flowers with attractive colors. But also the wind-pollinated flowers are visited by these insects.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-06-03 15:01]

Hi Roberto,an acrobatic pose like my last butterfly..ehhe.very nice capture whit special details and bright colors,very original,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Robert

Excellent macro of this insect with fine POV
on its acrobatic pose like Luciano wrote,
excellent light, excellent focus, sharpness, details, TFS


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