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Assassin bug nymph


Posted by Tom Whelan on Wed Sep 14, 2022 8:55 pm

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A slow moving predator - hard to imagine that it could catch anything. A number of assassin bug species have striped legs, but I think this is a Pselliopus species.

Canon R5, 180 +2xTC, f/16, two images stacked.
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by david fletcher on Thu Sep 15, 2022 2:06 am
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Cracking shot Tom.. Quite a beast!
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by Swissblad on Thu Sep 15, 2022 4:10 am
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Fascinating critter - nicely done!
 

by matty on Thu Sep 15, 2022 11:57 am
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Excellent recovery and composition.. :wink:
 

by leighaayres on Sat Sep 17, 2022 1:13 pm
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Nice close up, TOm
 

by Darren5907 on Sun Sep 18, 2022 3:25 pm
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such nice striped stockings, and the surrounds is great. The stacking must have helped with the awesome dof here.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Sun Sep 18, 2022 5:27 pm
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Love the wild leggings! Terrific shot-looks great on this yellow flowers.
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by Carol Clarke on Tue Sep 20, 2022 4:42 pm
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Wonderful depth and detail, Tom! I keep expecting it to move!

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