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Cicindela hybrida

Cicindela hybrida
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Copyright: Siegfried Potrykus (siggi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-08
Categories: Insects
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-08-15 11:33
Viewed: 2348
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The beetles will have 11 to 16 millimeters long and a relatively variable body colouring. In addition, usually they are colored greenish copper colors, it give copper-brown or bluish copies. The lower surface is metallically green, the Oberlippe is bright. The neck sign is colored with many kinds in rainbow-colored. The Deckflügel carry white or yellow point/tooth binding (marks). The basal mark " into for instance the form one; C". The forehead (Frons) is not unbehaart, also underneath the compound eyes is bristles. The missing hair differentiates between the kind of the similar mountain sand run beetle (C. sylvicola), whose forehead is behaart. The first feeler member has only at the point few white bristles.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-08-15 11:40]

Hello Siggi,
Very nice photo of this beetle in beautiful natural colours and excellent sharp details. Good contrast against the BG and a pleasing diagonal composition.

Hi Siegfried,

Beautiful shot of this Beetle
Excellent compo with great sharpnes and fine details
Lovely colors and Perfect light

TFS Thijs

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2010-08-15 12:18]

Hello Siggi,
A great capture of this beautiful and shiny Longhorn beetle. Good focus, very nice sharp details of its markings and beautiful colours.
Well composed too!
TFS and have a good week, Ulla

hello siegfried
great macro shot with good details and beautiful colours
super sharpness
greeting lou

Helllo Siegfried,

another great macr shot from this beautiful insect.
Good pov, dof and details.

Fine colours.


Hello Siegfried friend!
Nice work, great POV and a powerfull close-up level!... The exposure are perfect!... I can view each details of this bugs perfectly!
Weel done,
TFS, Regards, Jesús

Hello Siegfried,
Great capture with excellent details and superb colours.
Perfect focus and good clarity.

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2010-08-15 21:34]

Very impressive image of the tiger beetle with fine details and view point, the texture in the background is lovely. tfs.

Hi MF Siggi,

Stunning macro capture of this tiger beetle from nice POV with flawless details, great DOF and delightfull composition.
TFS and have a nice week,


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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2010-08-15 22:53]

Hello Siggi,
A great macro of C. hybrida, a species that became fond of when I found it near my home.
A fine POV that shows its features with excellent sharpness and colours set in a fine composition.
Thanks and have a good week,

Hi Siggi,

A very beautiful macro!
Always in motion You've caught this bug is very beautiful.
Timing, color, detail and sharpness are very good.
Thanks for sharing.

Best Regards,

Hi Siegfried,
A very nice capture of this beautiful tiger beetle. Excellent sharp details and a lovely composition. Thanks a lot for sharing.

Hallo Siegfried
I also like very much Cicindelid beetles. But I meet them rarely. you nicely captured one of them, with a nice shot. focus, composition and colors very nice. frame and presentation also nice. thanks for sharing, best wishes

Hello Siegfried,
Excellent capture of this Tiger beetle, with nice colours and sharpness. Cheers,

Rozando la perfección con este estupendo trabajo Siegfried. Buen enfoqque y nitidez en toda la imagen con mucho realismo en los colores.
Saludos: J. Ignasi.

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