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11 Jun 2012 6:41AM
Amazing detail, superb set Carol.

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netta1234 Plus
4 354 2 Wales
11 Jun 2012 6:48AM
I love the detailed leaf in V1,cant help with ID,whatever it is it's a lovely bug and you've had a brilliant photo of it
NettaSmile
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
11 Jun 2012 7:01AM
Certainly a fine fellow bedecked in glorious colours.

Rock
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 7:11AM
Very pretty markings.Smile
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
11 Jun 2012 7:11AM
Another fantastic and great set of images,Carol,very well done,
Saeid
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
11 Jun 2012 7:12AM
Hard to decide which one is best, any which way you did him great justice from all side.
3 lovely poses of that handsome bug.


Many thanks for the UA !
ElmsArt 9 82 1 Scotland
11 Jun 2012 7:13AM
Excellent detail and colours. Sorry I cannot help with the identity. But he is a beauty.

Jackie
Andysnapper 8 109 25 England
11 Jun 2012 7:25AM
He's a poser bug Grin Excellent series Carol and a very interesting looking chap.

Andy
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 7:43AM
brilliant set carol fantastic detail wonderful colours and textures v1 for me today a stunner nice one Wink
andy
CaroleS Plus
6 420 3 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 7:47AM
V1, such an unusual colour, it looks as though it was from a 'designer' rangeSmile
Carole
Carrie_1 6 2 6 Wales
11 Jun 2012 7:57AM
Cracking shot.
Caroline
jabe 5 10 4 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 8:01AM
Grin A jewel of an insectGrin
11 Jun 2012 8:10AM
a bespoke shield bug now there is a thing as always Carol i have no idea he ceratinly havs fine colours and markings
V1 for me today

Graham
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 8:13AM
I've looked at all my shield bug I/D images and can only find one tgat us vaguely like it here:-

http://marathi.wunderground.com/wximage/viewsingleimage.html?mode=singleimage&handle=NicksMacro&number=164&album_id=32&thumbstart=0&gallery=

Lovely series as always.
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
11 Jun 2012 8:38AM
It is in the Norwich City colours which is a major plus Wink Great macro shots.

Albert
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
11 Jun 2012 8:51AM
I can find another couple of images of this but they just call it a yellow shield bug. It does look quite special, Carol, and v1 is a superb image of it.

Dave
moiral 6 12 Scotland
11 Jun 2012 8:54AM
Certainly is a beautifully coloured shield bug. 3 good captures. Moira
mrswoolybill Plus
9 948 1479 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 9:06AM
I wonder if it's a local strain from a genetic 'accident'? Never seen anything like this.
V1 my preferred shot here.
Moira
11 Jun 2012 9:37AM
Click ..... RC for you
He really is a beauty
SlowSong Plus
8 6.3k 29 England
11 Jun 2012 10:33AM
Hurray, the shield bugs are back. And this one's a beauty. Smile V1's just excellent and well composed on that leaf.
Chris
DanielD 6 1 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 10:40AM
Fantastic capture, Carol - I like theese sharp details and the beautiful colours - It looks like a 3D picture Smile

Have a beautiful day - (here is raining)

Daniel
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
11 Jun 2012 10:41AM
V1 for me Carol another stunner.

Regards

Trev.
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
11 Jun 2012 11:50AM
No idea of the species.....

Ade
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 12:13PM
Sorry Carol, I cannot ID this, but what a beauty! V1 for me!
Carol
bricurtis Plus
11 2.0k 49 England
11 Jun 2012 12:52PM
It's a beauty Carol - V1 shows it off best I think.
Brian.
BarbaraR Plus
10 16 1 England
11 Jun 2012 1:45PM
3 lovely shots.
The green markings look like little leaves.

B.
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
11 Jun 2012 2:31PM
Love the glint in the eye in V3 Carol. Great set.
Joan.
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 3:13PM
Well isn't he lovelySmile great colour and markings......... Love the eyes, they look like little "Love beads"Grin
Diane
11 Jun 2012 4:02PM
Three superb shots, Carol, wonderful colours and details, V1 for me.
Roy
11 Jun 2012 4:10PM
Wonderful colours and lighting Carol.three superb shots,well done..Lin
jonwebber 8 4 1 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 5:29PM
Super detail and wonderful colouring.
jon
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 5:39PM
no wonder its a favourite of yours, lovely speciman well taken
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 5:57PM
Crap weather and crap internet speed at the moment CarolSad

Like the bug thoughSmile

Adrian
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 6:27PM
He is beautiful, as you say, Carol! Interesting that you can't ID him... but I have no ideas!
Ann
LexEquine 10 19 United States
11 Jun 2012 6:33PM
'Outstanding Details, color, & Compo, on the {3} Superb Macro's,' Carol~~ Smile

~ Peter
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 7:40PM
Great images Carol
1st class macro shots
Lillian
11 Jun 2012 7:59PM
Excellent shots love the detail and sharpness
mike
11 Jun 2012 8:25PM
He really is a little beauty Carol - can understand your attraction to him! Lou
Cor 7 Belgium
11 Jun 2012 8:42PM
Top oh yes *****
Cor.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
11 Jun 2012 8:46PM
Different with a yellow shield bug

Peter
11 Jun 2012 8:48PM
A really beautiful and fantastic capture Carol, your V1 is superb.

Gary
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 9:22PM
FANTASTIC!!!! SHOTS!!!! Carol.
Brian
TonyDy Plus
7 5 2 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 10:19PM
He's a little cracker, Carol, and you have captured him perfectly.
Tony
Ayoob 5 Australia
12 Jun 2012 1:24AM
Wonderful shots of pretty Bug ,Carol-very well done.....Grin
goso 10 2 1 Australia
12 Jun 2012 5:20AM
First class detail carol ...Bill
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
12 Jun 2012 5:21AM
All three shots are excellent, but my preference is for V1 Carol, most unusual not to get a positive I/D here!
Rgds., Jim
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
12 Jun 2012 5:44AM
Really pretty little character with lovely colouring and markings. All 3 images are so well captured but V1 for me today.

Ann
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2012 6:54AM
Goldy-Locks! What a pretty bug!
V1 is my favorite. Wonderful images. IB
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
12 Jun 2012 6:48PM
What a fantastic set of close ups Carol, i think you may have to contact the Insect Society of Crete or the Local Wildlife Trust if you want it id'ing, if KarenFB or the Big O can't id it for you the rest of us won't have a scoobies!
14 Jun 2012 10:28PM
Superb images - I can see why you like him so much. A

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