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Silver beetle.

 
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This one liked hide and seek in the soil.

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A good test for the diffuser.

May 11, 2012 12:21

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nice set, like 1 a lot

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Favors a tiger beetle on the head. Good job on the light.

May 11, 2012 20:44

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rick_reno wrote in post #14416518external link
nice set, like 1 a lot

Thanks Rick. I like these bugs, and it is great to get one or two half decent shots of them.

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Favors a tiger beetle on the head. Good job on the light.

Thank you. I still have not found any other pictures to help with ID, but I am pretty happy with the light, slowly some things are sinking in :)

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Lovely captures Bas- good coincidence too - just managed a bad shot of the same beetle species I think Yesterday - Guessing it's a tiger beetle.
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Thanks Brian.

They are cute.

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I think I have found the ID.

A Carabidae, Notiophilus substriatus - (a ground beetle)

May 12, 2012 01:14

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Nice captures of this ground beetle!

May 12, 2012 02:58

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Thanks Kurt.

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nice shots of this beetle..

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Thank you Rob.

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