Sloe bug

Sloe bug

Photo Information
Image taken with Pentax 100mm Macro

Credit to ttk for help in identifying this insect
22/06/2009 - 16:05aminstar
CategoryWildlife / Nature
Shutter Speed1/350
Focal Length100mm
Tagsinsect, bug


Link Posted 22/06/2009 - 17:25
Thats one wierd looking bug! I would like to of seen the front of him!!

Nice sharp shot amin
Lil Andy

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Link Posted 22/06/2009 - 20:14
It's a cracking shot,very sharp, I know it as a Squash bug (Coreus marginatus)but I suppose Sloe bug is close enough, it's another fruit.


Link Posted 22/06/2009 - 22:13
Excellent detail Amin.

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