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RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
17 Sep 2011 5:34AM
Being hopeless at insect ID, I'm afraid I cannot help there, Carol, but I can appreciate your capture in these two shots.
With the more vertical orientation in V 1, it looks as if it's hanging on for dear life, and as you remark, it's those green iridescent eyes that attract attention.

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ugly Plus
10 9 57 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2011 6:19AM
I can not help you eather...
V1 the better photo V2 is the better pose...
Great work...
moiral 8 12 Scotland
17 Sep 2011 7:04AM
No idea what it is but what a gorgeous pair of eyes. Moira
17 Sep 2011 7:11AM
Great macro shots Carol. Robber fly? Love the green eyes. A
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
17 Sep 2011 7:37AM
What an 'orrible thing. Not all creepy crawlies can be pretty I suppose. Must be a fly of some sort.
Superb capture.
viscostatic 11 36 5 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2011 7:50AM
Two beauties Carol - love those eyes.

fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
17 Sep 2011 7:55AM
Interesting capture and very similar to one we have here in the UK, could be a variety of horse fly.

17 Sep 2011 8:12AM
fine detail again Carol as to what the insect is i have no idea have a good weekend

Graham GrinGrinGrin
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2011 8:32AM
It does look very similar to our horseflies or deer flies with those iridescent green eyes, so maybe it is a Mediterranean cousin - a donkey fly perchance! Lovely portraits.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2011 9:06AM
two crackers carol brilliant detail super colours and light half a vote each today like them both nice ones Wink
17 Sep 2011 9:46AM
Two great shots detail is amazing
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
17 Sep 2011 10:12AM
Great close up with good detail. (You have 1 more GEA than I have)Grin
17 Sep 2011 10:27AM
Wonderful close ups with good detail Carol.
Gecko 12 25 Australia
17 Sep 2011 10:29AM
Lovely close up and details. Pam
17 Sep 2011 10:37AM
Another pair of magnificent well detailed macro's.
two excellent images carol,love v2.ray
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
17 Sep 2011 10:42AM
Not my favourite creatures - especially when eating outdoors and they're after your food! However, two excellent close-ups, Carol, and it does have nice eyes... Wink
Trev Smile
jonwebber 9 4 1 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2011 11:12AM
You do find them, do you not? Fabulous photography.
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
17 Sep 2011 11:14AM
Always a pleasure to be allowed to make it the #30 vote and this weird critter crtainly deserves it! Wonderful details. Congrats too on that lovely GEA!

Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2011 11:52AM
Two good shots Carol and good detail
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
17 Sep 2011 12:24PM
Two excellent captures Carol, not sure what they are.


barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2011 1:30PM
A BIG congrats on your well deserved award.....
This is a true winner as well
17 Sep 2011 1:31PM
Wonderful images, Carol, those eyes are such an amazing colour! Cracking macro work.
17 Sep 2011 1:33PM
Well captured Carol ! Wonder if it was wone of his friends that nibbled me the other day !!!! Hiding from the sun at the moment . Will pm you .Gill
metro074 8 8 Australia
17 Sep 2011 2:02PM
Excellent images Carol and congratulations on your GEA. Grin
Stace Plus
10 2 2 England
17 Sep 2011 2:05PM
great close ups Carol

17 Sep 2011 5:21PM
Fiction film character, straight out of box. Green eyes, antenna & what not.
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2016 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2011 6:24PM
I feel sure it's a robber fly, Carol, see here.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2011 7:12PM
looks like a robber to me - well taken shots
LexEquine 12 19 United States
17 Sep 2011 8:22PM
'v2 wins slight favor with me, today,' Carol. Superb color & clarity. Have a great Weekend in Crete.

~ Peter Wink
Peagreen 7 1 1 England
17 Sep 2011 10:57PM
Two superb images, of what. I don't know , CarolGrin Brilliant detail and those 'green eyes' are something elseSmile
Take care, enjoy what's left of the weekend....................Pauline
DanielD 8 1 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2011 1:29AM
Nice details, Carol, - like the green eyes Smile

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
18 Sep 2011 4:24PM
Wow those eyes are amazing, they are such a beautiful irridescent green. I'm sure our resident bug experts, KarenFB, Bricurtis or AdeOsman will be able to help you out regarding the id.

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