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An Interpretation Of A Fake

  • Posted Feb. 28, 2011 by Ricardo in Insects. Viewed 4047 times

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Chrysotoxum cf. Elegans aka Chrysotoxe HoverBold Textfly

Some of you might think it could sting me. But guess again? This is not a wasp, it is a hoverfly. it feeds only in flowers, It doesn't go any harm.
So now I ask, should you believe in everything that appears to be?

you can enlarge…it doesn't sting

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    • # Imdanchan

      really cool images... the interactions make it so much more interesting. great job.

      2011.03.04 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Roger

      very nice, so what you're saying is I've been running away from a harmless fly half of the time?

      2011.03.01 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Jacki

      Yes, I believe and I would never be able to handle that fly!!!b :-)))

      2011.03.01 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Helen

      Fabulous close ups Ricky! Sting or no sting I'm not sure I'd have been brave enough to allow it that close to my eye though!

      2011.02.28 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Karman

      fabulous set, like the edit in 3, love the macros as usual...you are amazing.

      2011.02.28 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Artbee

      Wow wow wow Ricky! Seems like that's all the words I can say ......but ......wow what amazing shots! Up close and fantastic! I would like to to see the eye one in colour!

      2011.02.28 Edited Reply Cancel