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take off
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Copyright: Michal Smoczyk (Michau) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 80 W: 11 N: 87] (577)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-07-20
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 400D, Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM, Toshiba CF 2 GB Card, Hoya HMC Super UV(0) 72 mm
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Travelogue: Morocco
Theme(s): Beetles and Bugs of the world [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2010-07-26 3:26
Viewed: 5367
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Blister beetle Mylabris sp. (Meloidae) take off. I am not sure of my genus identification for this beetle, so feel free to help.

Slopes of Kasbah Mt. Agadir Oufella.
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Hi Michal,
A nice capture of this blister beetle. Very well composed and well timed. It would have been better if the head also was in focus. Thanks a lot for sharing.

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  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2010-07-26 5:09]

Hi Michal
What a lovely Blister beetle in a interesting position!
Wonderful details and colors.
Congratulation!
Horia

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2010-07-26 7:11]

Hi,
Good capture of this blister beetle taking off, good colors and timing. tfs.
nagraj.v

hello Michal
super picture with great sharpness and beautiful colours
great moment to show this us
greeting lou

great capture, TFS Ori

Hello Michal
excellent timing ! i have often seen this kind of insect, but i was never able to captured it with the wings open, the details are great for a subject in move,
superb composition, bravo !
TFS Jacqueline

Hello Michal,
Very interesting and unusual capture of this take off! Nice colours and composition. I agree with you for the family and genus. But I don't know the species which can be found in Morocco. Cheers,
Catherine

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