Weird, Bizarre Insects or Spiders
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Here's your chance to show us the really weird, bizarre beasties you've found in your photography forays. You may or may not know what they are, and other entrants or viewers might be able to assist. Macro shots welcome. Photos taken outside in the real world are preferred, but for this challenge, you may have had a reason for shooting it indoors. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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Saturday, 10th November, 2012 (GMT)
Saturday, 17th November, 2012 – Friday, 23rd November, 2012 (GMT)
Saturday, 24th November, 2012 – Friday, 30th November, 2012 (GMT)
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This is one of several nymphs the size of a small fruit fly, which emerged from a flat waxy mass. The waxy hairs on the tail are held as if they were antennae. The insect walks backwards and if it encounters an obstacle it quickly jumps forward escaping any potential threat. Species unknown to me.
|Submitted:||Saturday, 17th November, 2012 07:48 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Tuesday, 22nd February, 2011|
|Focal length:||100 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/180 sec|
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