This orchid is mine! (Thomisus onustus on Ophrys gracilis)


Posted by Salvatore Oppedisano on Wed Apr 24, 2024 2:54 pm

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by david fletcher on Wed Apr 24, 2024 3:53 pm
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Such a beautiful looking Spider. Quite remarkable.
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by Tom Whelan on Wed Apr 24, 2024 9:48 pm
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Excellent detail, light, and combination.
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by Darren5907 on Thu Apr 25, 2024 9:51 am
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Amazing mimicry colours by the spider.

Very nice capture of the phenomenon.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Apr 25, 2024 4:36 pm
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Wow- it's hard to tell the spider from the orchid! Amazing shot to show this. Exceptional!!
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by Carol Clarke on Fri Apr 26, 2024 7:18 am
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Amazing image Salvatore!

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by zook on Mon May 06, 2024 1:43 am
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successful mimicry of the spider in relation to the flower, observed and photographed!
 

by John Labrenz on Mon May 06, 2024 10:28 pm
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Cynthia Crawford wrote: Wow- it's hard to tell the spider from the orchid! Amazing shot to show this. Exceptional!!


I agree!!!!!
Amazing camouflage
 

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