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04-NOV-2009 Yvonne

Bug on "James Mitchell"

Most probably a predatory wasp who lays eggs inside the aphid.
The baby wasps hatch and feed on the aphid thus keeping
aphids in check.

Canon EOS 40D ,Tamron SP AF 90mm f/2.8
1/200s f/5.6 at 90.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium large original auto
René Gysi29-Dec-2013 11:26
Wonderful macro picture with great details and good dof. V
Roby30-Jan-2010 23:57
great shot and beautiful detail and colors, BV
lou_rozensteins20-Dec-2009 23:06
A beautiful rose and the detail of bug is great. Well done.
Lori Rolfe20-Dec-2009 21:51
wonderful capture! v
Patricia Kay20-Dec-2009 21:48
Gorgeous image Yvonne...BV
Ceya20-Dec-2009 19:53
Beautiful shot, interesting information! V
Ken Chambers ARPS20-Dec-2009 19:26
We are covered with snow, so what a wonderful reminder of the Summer days.
Best wishes for Christmas .....
Al Chesworth20-Dec-2009 18:56
Smart wasp, lovely rose.
Ann...20-Dec-2009 14:50
They are both very attractive - good catch!
marie-jose wolff20-Dec-2009 12:48
very fine close-up! V
Stephanie20-Dec-2009 10:04
A wonderful macro shot here Yvonne! What an interesting narrative too. V.
Gerard Koehl20-Dec-2009 05:54
Splendide... V
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