Shield Bug.

By Badgerfred
Captured yesterday on a walk along the River Rhymney.

Tags: Bug Natural history Wildlife and nature IMGP0967 IMGP0972 FJE1212

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5 4.8k 125 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2014 7:29AM
Quite amazing, the iridescent colour is especially appealing. Great macro work Fred.

regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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KarenFB Plus
9 4.6k 167 England
10 Jun 2014 7:31AM
I hadn't realised just how colourful they were! Smile
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
10 Jun 2014 7:47AM
He's a beauty, Fred, lovely markings, two fine capture. Carol
Ted447 Plus
3 151 1 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2014 8:33AM
Great images. Ted. GrinGrin
10 Jun 2014 9:11AM
Two excellent macro captures Fred, I like the comp in V1Smile

Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2014 9:38AM
V1 for me Fred
Richsr Plus
8 90 219 England
10 Jun 2014 10:39AM
Version 1 for me too Fred, good details and timing
Regards Richard
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2014 11:02AM
Very well spotted Fred! She has a fabulous design and a great shade of green! Grin
It's very very pretty! Grin
TonyDy Plus
7 4 2 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2014 11:42AM
Great shots, Fred.
jadus Plus
4 1.2k 3 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2014 1:36PM
I love Shield Bugs. They're a bit like a scrunched up version of an armadillo. Those markings are quite something.
Well done!

Superb, Fred!
Herge88 Plus
8 40 4 England
10 Jun 2014 1:59PM
The colour and detail in this is amazing Fred.

Best Matt
A Booth 13 11 4 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2014 2:02PM
lovely colours, excellent detail.
Two stunning close ups, Fred!
Mollycat Plus
2 11 2 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2014 5:04PM
Thats one colourful critter Fred. V2 for me please.
danbrann Plus
11 567 16
10 Jun 2014 5:25PM
Have an RC on me Fred.
JuBarney Plus
4 10 3 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2014 5:32PM
Amazing close ups, well captured Fred.
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
10 Jun 2014 11:05PM
Cracking bug Fred, great detail.
Brilane 9 5 12 Wales
10 Jun 2014 11:25PM
Colourful macro, Fred.
12 Jun 2014 11:59PM
Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,

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