Dec 28, 2022

Insect Hotel Update

Resin Bee (Megachile ferox)
 
Update from the insect hotel, a Resin Bee (Megachile ferox), had layed her eggs deep in one of drilled holes and was in the process of sealing the entrance when I took this shot.

1/250 - f/7.1 - ISO200 - 50mm + 31mm extension tube.

Jun 29, 2022

False Garden Mantis, (Pseudomantis albofimbriata)

The egg sac of a False Garden Mantis, (Pseudomantis albofimbriata), adhered to the trunk of a young Plum tree.

1/250 - f/16 - ISO400 - macro
 

Feb 6, 2022

Slender Ringtail Damselfly (Austrolestes analis, Fam: Lestidae)

Slender Ringtail Damselfly (Austrolestes analis, Fam: Lestidae)

1/250 - f/11 - ISO200 - 135mm + 31mm, 21mm, 13mm extension tubes + diffused flash.

 

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