Dicyrtomina minuta

Posted by Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 5 May 2014 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Dicyrtomina minuta

The species is only about 1mm tall !!!

NL: een springstaart
EN: a springtail
DE: Eine Springschwänze
FR: une collembole

Image: Schilde (BE) - 26/11/2013

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omid from mashhad, Iran

W O N D E R F U L !

5 May 2014 10:14am

Haldir from Lage, Germany

Why buy a microscope? Watch Johan's blog instead! Very well done.

5 May 2014 5:49pm

@Haldir: Haldir, this is one of the finest comments I ever had - thank you very much !!!

christine from schoten, Belgium

een wondere wereld, ik sluit me aan bij het voorgaande commentaar! :o)

5 May 2014 6:44pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic macro! Gorgeous color and detail! What an interesting little fellow!

5 May 2014 8:35pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Fascinating image ... Excellent macro, great dof !!!

5 May 2014 10:44pm

L'angevine from Angers, France

oh belle mise au point

6 May 2014 8:09am

Canon EOS 7D
1/160 second
ISO 200
65 mm