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I don't know what this is called...

Discussion in 'Macro' started by garethwi, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. garethwi

    garethwi SC Regular

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    Sep 14, 2011
    Zeist, Netherlands
    ...but it was eating my plum tree:

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    Any help in identification is greatly appreciated, as are comments.
     
  2. BruPri

    BruPri SC Top Veteran

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    May 11, 2011
    Seattle, Washington USA
    Bruce J. Pritchard
    Omigosh!! this appears to be a very rare Amber Wing-Red Eyed Plum tree Leaf eater! (and a very nice pic I might add)
     
  3. garethwi

    garethwi SC Regular

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    Sep 14, 2011
    Zeist, Netherlands
    I like this photo, but I always have trouble making the compound eye look good.
     
  4. Will

    Will SC All-Pro

    Aug 30, 2010
    England
    Looks like a female Drosophlia of some sort to me. (or Sophophora these days)
     
  5. garethwi

    garethwi SC Regular

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    Sep 14, 2011
    Zeist, Netherlands
    I think we have a winner!
     
  6. Will

    Will SC All-Pro

    Aug 30, 2010
    England
    Also looks like a really nice image garethwi
     
  7. snkenai

    snkenai SC All-Pro

    Oct 5, 2010
    kenai, AK
    Stephen Noel
    It seems to like "livin' on the edge"!
     
  8. garethwi

    garethwi SC Regular

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    Sep 14, 2011
    Zeist, Netherlands
    :laugh1:
     
  9. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
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