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Weevil
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Copyright: Nagesh Vannur (nagesh) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 69] (362)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-04-13
Categories: Insects
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-04-13 23:06
Viewed: 697
Points: 14
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About :- How cute As we walked the river side we spotted this fellow in a bed of nettles so I had to try and photograph this odd looking insect.

Name :- Weevil
Scientific name :- Curculionoidea

Description :- A weevil is a type of beetle from the Curculionoidea superfamily. They are usually small, less than 6 millimetres (0.24 in), and herbivorous. There are over 60,000 species in several families, mostly in the family Curculionidae (the true weevils). Some other beetles, although not closely related, bear the name "weevil", such as the biscuit weevil (Stegobium paniceum), which belongs to the family Anobiidae.

Location :- Western Ghats of Karnataka
Date :- 13-Apr-2015
Camera :- Canon EOS 60D
Lense :- EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Exif :- É/14.0 100.0 mm 1/160 400 Flash (off, did not fire)
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Hello Nagesh,

exellent macro , TOP photo!!!

Thanks for sharing.
gr.Yves

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6449 W: 89 N: 15592] (65238)
  • [2015-04-14 9:01]

Hi Nagesh,this is great too,i like a lot this family very rare in my country,so funny with the big nose,magnificent capture done in the best quality and perspective.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2752 W: 280 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2015-04-14 18:52]

Hello Nagesh,
You have photographed this weevil perfectly in a fantastic macro image. The detail is incredible and the colors true and natural. Composition is great and exposure couldn't be any better. I would be thrilled to capture such an image. Superb work!!
Ron

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3052 W: 3 N: 8715] (40572)
  • [2015-04-15 0:29]

Hello Nagesh,
An excellent picture of one of these tiny creatures,not an easy task. Fine natural colors, good sharpness. Well done.
Annr

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 233 W: 1 N: 533] (5791)
  • [2015-04-15 2:40]

What a Great, great macro of this Curcuilonoidea!! I like this picture. Sharpness, light, color and deep of field are fantastic. Congratulation and thankyou for sharing it.
Saludos.

Nagesh this is also super good
i like this little weevil with lovely naturel colours
thanks gr lou

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  • nanreh Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 136 W: 12 N: 258] (2191)
  • [2015-04-15 20:36]

An exquisite macro, Nagesh, tremendous detail. Thank you.

HernŠn Bortondello
ARGENTINA

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  • tcr Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 155 W: 8 N: 540] (3302)
  • [2015-04-16 12:43]

Hello.
High quality macro photography.
Amazing details and great magnification.
Beautiful light.
Greetings.

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