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Beautiful lanternfly / lantern bug, Pyrops spinolae.

More amazing lanternflies here: http://orionmystery.blogspot.com/2011/03/lantern-bug-lantern-fly.html

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:150mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:28 Mar 2011 - 1:58 PM
Focal Length:150mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/6sec
Exposure Comp:+1
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Beautiful lanternfly
Username:orionmystery orionmystery
Uploaded:29 May 2012 - 2:47 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Lantern, Macro, Pyrops
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lostnspace2011
29 May 2012 - 2:50 PM

What a strange looking insect, something i have never heard of, lovely colours and nicely captured Smile

Mark

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wonkers
wonkers  5 United Kingdom
29 May 2012 - 3:11 PM

A beautifully detailed image.

Jill.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 3:17 PM

what a beautiful fly indeed, never seen anything like it Smile

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
29 May 2012 - 4:58 PM

[quote]What a beautiful fly indeed, never seen anything like it Smile

AYOOB.......Grin

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Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 5:00 PM

I only wish I was able to find such exotica in the UK Sad Never mind I'll keep trying my best........Brilliant image and instantly recognisable as your work!

Ade

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84313 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 5:28 PM

What a stunning bug! The colours and details are wonderful!

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
29 May 2012 - 7:57 PM

Stunning insect! Very well done for the find! Good image. IB

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abovelifesize
30 May 2012 - 7:09 AM

Amazing Kurt, fantastic details and light.

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orionmystery
18 Jun 2012 - 10:51 AM

Thanks for the comments, Alistair, Chinga, Karen, Ade, Ayoob, Annette, Jill, Mark Smile

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