Lygaeus equestris

Posted by Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 29 July 2013 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Lygaeus equestris

Image: Rochefort (Belgium) - 05/05/2013

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Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

Beautiful insect, beautifully photographed.

29 Jul 2013 7:01am

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Curious coincidence :) This week I'll post an image with this bug (by the way, nice macro plenty of details here), but I didn't know what it was... until now!! In spanish, a lygaeus equestris is "una chinche del campo". Really thanks Johan, thanks for enlightening me!!

29 Jul 2013 5:04pm

@Josep: You're welcome, Josep.

Canon EOS 7D
1/250 second
F/5.6
ISO 200
150 mm

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