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I spotted this tiny shield bug on a passionflower bud.
Apologies for the lack of comments yesterday, I spent the day with another ePZ member, Gill (gilbo) and her husband, who are over here on holiday.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:baby shield bug
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:8 Jun 2012 - 5:43 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Shield bug, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:77
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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
8 Jun 2012 - 5:50 AM

That is a colourful bug

Peter

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JenniCh
JenniCh  1032 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 6:09 AM

Gosh this is a lovely looking bug, great pictures ........... Jenni

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 7109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 6:26 AM

It looks like 2 different bugs stuck together, great set Carol.

Andy

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 6:39 AM

Three fantastic and colourful capture,very well done,
saeid

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 6:46 AM

Fine work in capturing this diminutive bug, Carol.
Excellent detail and the variety of colours and patterns are well captured.
Ronnie.

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 7:06 AM

wonderful set carol fantastic detail brilliant colours and tones v1 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 7:16 AM

Three excellent shots Carol.
Joan.

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4210 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica35 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 7:16 AM

What a sweet little bug! A fine series with no 1 as my favourite

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 7:17 AM

What a olourful cutie, beautifully captured.

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cjl47
cjl47  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 7:34 AM

What a smashing capture. Well done Carol.
chris

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Deep_Bhatia
8 Jun 2012 - 7:45 AM

Beautiful image. Nice colors. Deep

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 94513 forum postsKarenFB vcard England165 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 7:53 AM

The youngsters are so pretty - you've caught it brilliantly. Version 1 is my favourite today!

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 7:57 AM

Very colourful Carol - v1 is also my favourite SmileSmile
Helen

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CaroleS
CaroleS  5258 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 8:05 AM

It has such a lovely pattern, well captured - Carole

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3253 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 8:15 AM

A verry colourful Bug,3 great close up V1 is my favourite today
NettaSmile

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goso
goso  9 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 8:33 AM

Would have to be the most colourful bug I've ever seen Carol - fine pics ...Bill

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moiral
moiral  5 Scotland
8 Jun 2012 - 8:44 AM

Very nice set of captures. Hope you had a good day with Gill. Moira

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Herge88
Herge88 Plus Member 840 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 9:01 AM

Some great colours and markings captured in this little bug.

Best Matt

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8776 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1266 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 9:05 AM

V1 I think, closely followed by V3. Good compositions.
Moira

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51390 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 9:23 AM

Wonderful colour and pattern, Carol. Did you take them out bug hunting?

Dave

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tonyng
tonyng Plus Member 5tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 9:28 AM

V1 is my choice. They are quite a photogenic bug.Smile

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digital_boi
8 Jun 2012 - 9:40 AM

V1 is the clear winner here Carol fine detail and the colours are excellent ...have a good weekend

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Rock
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8 Jun 2012 - 10:04 AM

All superb.

Rock

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SlowSong
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8 Jun 2012 - 10:07 AM

The babies are quite a round shape. How cute. Smile
CHris

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Cor
Cor  6 Belgium
8 Jun 2012 - 10:12 AM

Superb serie -*****
Cor.

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Lillian
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8 Jun 2012 - 10:32 AM

Brilliant set Carol
Lillian

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 10:42 AM

You've captured the colours so well Carol - another great set!
Ann

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 10:44 AM

Up to all your usual extremely high standards!

Ann

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TonyDy
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8 Jun 2012 - 11:02 AM

Great shots of this very colourful little bug, Carol.
Tony

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achieverswales
8 Jun 2012 - 12:15 PM

Three crackers Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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Growmore
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8 Jun 2012 - 12:18 PM

Superb macros Carol so much detail and colour.

Gary

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8 Jun 2012 - 12:21 PM

such pretty markings

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  9 England1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 12:50 PM

A pretty little bug.
Very well captured.

B.

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jonwebber
jonwebber  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 2:17 PM

So, they do come even smaller.
jon

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 2:50 PM

I thought you'd been out with the paintbrush decorating him! Wink He's certainly a wonderful multi-coloured character, Carol, a fine set Smile
Trev Smile

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lostnspace2011

Fantastic markings on this baby shield bug Carol. Nice shot Smile

Mark

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8 Jun 2012 - 5:19 PM

superb shots with wonderful details and colours

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SUE118 Plus Member 7SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 7:15 PM

Lovely shots, send some bugs over here.

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8 Jun 2012 - 7:24 PM

superb set

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8 Jun 2012 - 7:36 PM

Evenin' Carol

Crap weather in blighty

Internet either non existent or very slowSad


Adrian

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8 Jun 2012 - 8:58 PM

Gorgeous little Shield bug Carol.
Brian.

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8 Jun 2012 - 10:50 PM

Lovely detail & colours Carol.
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9 Jun 2012 - 1:13 AM

What wonderful colours Carol on this shield bug..Lin

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JimV  9 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 6:44 AM

Three wonderful shots to your usual high standard Carol!
Rgds., Jim

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ChiliMan Plus Member 9135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 10:31 AM

Awww...what a sweet thing!! And so incredibly pretty, Carol. Never seen that kinda patterning and colour on a shieldbug.

Wonderful captures Smile

Andrew

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9 Jun 2012 - 11:16 PM

What a beautifully coloured and marked little bug Carol, you've captured its colours and patterns in such intricate detail
Quote: Evenin' Carol

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Same old Tomcat always moaning, he's fast turning into the Victor Meldrew of epz!WinkGrinTongue

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12 Jun 2012 - 6:43 AM

Adorable bug Carol!
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brownsilent
20 Jun 2012 - 11:00 PM

Such a lovely wee bug! Smile

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