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Chrysididae sp. pollinating Epipactis palustris #1

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 30 November 2014 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Epipactis palustris

NL: Moeraswespenorchis - Een goudwesp als bestuiver
EN: Marsh Helleborine - a cuckoo wasp acting as pollinator
DE: Sumpf-Stendelwurz, Weiße Sumpfwurz, Echte Sumpfwurz, Sumpf-Sitter - Eine Goldwespe als Bestäuber
FR: Épipactis des marais, Helléborine des marais - Une guêpe-coucou comme pollinisateur

Image: Antwerpen (BE) - 01/07/2014

Canon EOS 7D 1/200 second F/5.6 ISO 100 150 mm

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Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

Excellent macro shot.

30 Nov 2014 7:15am

Aigleloup from Rebecq, Belgium

La nature fait son oeuvre, superbe

30 Nov 2014 8:52am

tataze from France

Wonderful composition. The colors are very nice

30 Nov 2014 5:08pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France


1 Dec 2014 11:45am

Canon EOS 7D
1/200 second
ISO 100
150 mm