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Spot-sided Coreid


Posted by Bruce Sherman on Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:36 am

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Found this guy at a small park not far from home. He was about 1.5 cm long. Submitted picture to bugguide.net and they identified as Spot-sided Coreid (Hypselonotus punctiventris). This species is a Hemiptera (the order of insects called True Bugs) and a member of the Leaf-footed Bug family.

Nikon D500 with Sigma 150 mm macro, IS800, 1/30, f.16.

Thanks in advance for any comments, criticism, or suggestions.

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by Tom Whelan on Sat Nov 17, 2018 9:48 pm
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Fine image - love the low angle. A neat species, much more interesting the the brown leaf-footed bugs I've seen.
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by rhighercat on Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:16 pm
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Nice image. Horizontal leaf works well for composition. interesting bug.
 

by ChrisRoss on Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:05 am
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Nice work Bruce, plenty of detail, a good low angle and lighting is good as well.
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by Matthew Pugh on Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:53 am
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Hi

Good use of focus plane and a nicely engaging subject that I like - a good image


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by Carol Clarke on Thu Nov 22, 2018 6:30 am
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Excellent image with superb close up detail, Bruce.  The striped 'stockings' wouldn't look out of place on Where's Waldo......... :) 

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