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 Post subject: Gorgeous jewel beetle
PostPosted: March 23rd, 2015, 5:39 am 
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Cryptic grasshopper on the forest floor full of leaf litter. Can you find it?
ImageTrigonopteryx sp._MG_6494 copy by Kurt (orionmystery.blogspot.com), on Flickr

If you couldn't find it, take a look at this and go back to the first and try again :)
ImageTrigonopteryx sp._MG_6485 copy by Kurt (orionmystery.blogspot.com), on Flickr

Beautiful moth, natural light
ImageCechenena subangustata_MG_5516 copy by Kurt (orionmystery.blogspot.com), on Flickr

ImageCechenena subangustata_MG_5508 copy by Kurt (orionmystery.blogspot.com), on Flickr

Gorgeous jewel beetle I spotted one rainy night
ImageChrysochroa fulminans IMG_7840a copy by Kurt (orionmystery.blogspot.com), on Flickr

The rain drops really add to the shot IMO.
ImageChrysochroa fulminans IMG_7848a copy by Kurt (orionmystery.blogspot.com), on Flickr

Closer..
ImageChrysochroa fulminans IMG_7853a copy by Kurt (orionmystery.blogspot.com), on Flickr


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 Post subject: Re: Gorgeous jewel beetle
PostPosted: March 23rd, 2015, 9:43 am 
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I wonder if the water on the eyes disrupts their vision.


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 Post subject: Re: Gorgeous jewel beetle
PostPosted: March 23rd, 2015, 8:05 pm 
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captainjack0000 wrote:
I wonder if the water on the eyes disrupts their vision.


I think the water drops are like wide angle lenses for the beetle.


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