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Pentatoma rufipes

A species of shield bug in the family Pentatomidae. It is a common and widespread species found in forests and woodlands worldwide. It is shiny dark brown with red-orange markings on its body and bright orange legs. It is shaped like an escutcheon-type shield, flat, and about 14 millimetres (0.55 in) long. Its distinguishing characteristic is a pair of plates extending forward from the shoulders at the front of its dorsal thorax.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:210mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:16 Sep 2012 - 4:15 PM
Focal Length:210mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Flash:On, Fired
White Balance:Auto
Title:Forest Bug
Username:Metro6R4 Metro6R4
Uploaded:18 Sep 2012 - 7:13 AM
Tags:Bug, Close-up / macro, Forest, Insect, Wood
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achieverswales
18 Sep 2012 - 7:45 AM

Three excellent macro captures Paul, I think these are cute!

Regards

Trev.

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NDODS e2 Member 32307 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 9:57 AM

A very informative foreword, supported by three rather outstanding macro photographs of the highest order. Pin sharp focusing, has allowed me to explore each and every millimetre at my leisure.

Nathan

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
18 Sep 2012 - 11:38 AM

Lovely shield bug! Wonderful colouring and details on the insect! Grin
IB

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114435 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 1:23 PM

Don't ever pick one up, the exude a substance that I can only describe as smelling like rancid old chip fat! Great image.....

Ade

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 2:37 PM

you have got the bug! good set great detail

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 4:55 PM

That is one awesome and very sharp set og 'bugs' you have there Paul
well captured
Lillian
thank you so much for your User Award

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Gypsyman
Gypsyman e2 Member 3659 forum postsGypsyman vcard England
18 Sep 2012 - 7:32 PM

Again Top Class Captures. V1 for me. Eric.

Last Modified By Gypsyman at 18 Sep 2012 - 7:34 PM

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