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Who would have thought that this ugly bug would turn into a beautiful little ladybird Smile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:ladybird larvae
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:7 Apr 2014 - 6:00 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Ladybird, Larvae, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:65
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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 6:05 AM

Certainly having a good munch on the leaves Carol, good macro work SmileSmile
Rob

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 6:41 AM

I don't know how you can even spot these tiny little beasts Carol, nevermind get such good shots. Amazing and the first time I've seen a ladybird caterpillar (?)

Andy

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AnneB50
AnneB50 e2 Member 2103 forum postsAnneB50 vcard Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 6:52 AM

You certainly know your bugs and where to find them Carol! Another well composed and detailed photo, I especially like the curve in V2.

Anne

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 7:16 AM

Carol this is brilliant I've never seen one of these so thank you for sharing it with us GrinGrin

Ali

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 7:20 AM

Good macro image of an ugly bug.Smile

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33139 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 7:47 AM

Thanks to your great photography you have just answered a question which I have been wanting to ask for so very long.

Superb and thank you Carol

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrin

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 7:51 AM

Awesome capture
Never knowingly seen one

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 8:01 AM

Amazing who would have believed it turns into a ladybird.

Albert

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viscostatic
7 Apr 2014 - 8:26 AM

Never seen these before Carol. But then you do have an eye for these small beasties. Great images.

Phil.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 8:28 AM

Nature truly is amazing Carol.....great images

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 8:38 AM

Not ugly at all Carol, just the spotty youth version of the ladybird! Lovely shots.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 8:47 AM

I'd never thought about the beginings of the little ladybird - great nature lesson in this one. Superb images Carol.
Joan.

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 9:01 AM

Good shots as usual, Carol.

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
7 Apr 2014 - 9:36 AM

Two outstanding close up Carol!!!
Effrossini

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 9:43 AM

Like Lynnes comments. First time for me as well to see these. Superb pictures Carol.
Peter.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 10:28 AM

Would never have known this is to be a ladybird!
Great macros Carol. wish we saw more ladybirds here.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 10:38 AM

The wonders of nature!
Excellent macros, Carol!

Richard

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TonyDy
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7 Apr 2014 - 10:47 AM

Great shots Carol.
Tony

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 11:52 AM

Magnificent

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mikbee
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7 Apr 2014 - 12:54 PM

Would make an excellent pipe cleaner Carol !!
Good shots.
Mick.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 1:09 PM

If this is as small or smaller than a ladybird then WoW, that is amazing. Both great shots.

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HarrietH
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7 Apr 2014 - 1:11 PM


Quote: Thanks to your great photography you have just answered a question which I have been wanting to ask for so very long.

Superb and thank you Carol


Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrin

Me too. I had never seen a ladybug in this state before. GrinGrin

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danbrann
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7 Apr 2014 - 1:58 PM

How on earth do you know that this is a ladybird? Absolutely tremendous Carol.

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prabhusinha
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7 Apr 2014 - 2:00 PM

Lovely

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CarolAnnLauderdale
CarolAnnLauderdale e2 Member CarolAnnLauderdale vcard United Kingdom
7 Apr 2014 - 2:06 PM

Amazing capture, lovely detail. I would never have known that this was ladybird larvae, you learn something new everyday!! SmileSmileSmileSmile
Carol

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Brian65
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7 Apr 2014 - 3:07 PM

Well I have learnt something today, thank you Carol. Wonderful images.
Brian

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ChristineD
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7 Apr 2014 - 3:08 PM

Good macro images

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ukgubbi
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7 Apr 2014 - 3:26 PM

I am surprised to know the truth. Thanks for the same. Fine details of this future beauty.

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kuvailija
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7 Apr 2014 - 3:42 PM

The "ugly bug" is beautifully crossing the screen! - Excellent , once again ,Carol! --- Jukka.

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dmhuynh72
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7 Apr 2014 - 6:53 PM

two superb shots Carol.

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GeorgePlatis
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7 Apr 2014 - 6:57 PM

Wonderful captures of this special bug, Carol!
George

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Nikonuser1
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7 Apr 2014 - 7:20 PM

Excellent captures CarolSmile

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Niknut
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7 Apr 2014 - 7:31 PM

Wow !!....never seen one !.....great shot !.Smile

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sparrowhawk
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7 Apr 2014 - 10:52 PM

oh wow never ever seen one of these before superb shot

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
9 Apr 2014 - 1:35 AM

That will become a pretty ladybird! Grin
She must return soon for your next shot! Grin
Regards, IB

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Glostopcat
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13 Apr 2014 - 10:25 PM

How do you know it is a female Chinga it could be a ladyboy!Wink Two exceedingly fine macros Carol and a lesson in entimology for some on hereSmile

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