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Anacridium aegyptium nymph

Anacridium aegyptium nymph
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Copyright: Nikos Roditakis (NikosR) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 3 N: 447] (3436)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-07-07
Categories: Insects
Camera: Olympus mini E-PM1, 60mm Olympus Zuiko, Hoya CIR-PL Filtre 46mm
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-07-07 5:27
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Points: 12
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Anacridium aegyptium (Linnaeus 1758)
Orthoptera: Acrididae
Common name: aegyptian locust

This is a 2nd substage nymph of aegyptian locust, Anacridium aegyptium.
Aegyptian locust is a very common locust of cretan fauna. It is usualy live in a solitary phase but there are some cases in which it lives as gregarius phase causing severe damage in vineyards (shoots and grapes).

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Ciao Nikos, great macro of beautiful nymph of locust, fine details, wonderful colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

hallo Nikos
very nice picture of this very little young grasshopper
good details and lovely colours
thanks greeting lou

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2014-07-07 10:22]

Hi Nikos,
Nice close-up of this grasshopper,a marvellous capture from close range. Amazing colors with good details. Very good work.
Regards Jiri.

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2014-07-07 14:31]

Lovely locust nymph close-up! Quite unusual!

TFS, Niko,


nice shot
the green color is so cool..

Green in green but very nice and quite funny portrait - well done

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