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Hibiscus Harlequin Beetle
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By ShannonIWalters   |   Watch
Published: January 6, 2014
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Whilst staying with my parents over the holidays I found a swarm of hibiscus harlequin bugs (Tectocoris diophthalmus) on an tree in their backyard. Luckily enough for me, there was one that had fallen off the tree, and was walking little circles around a rock a fair distance from the others, so I grabbed the camera, laid out an old blanket, and started shooting. This was pretty much the best shot of the day. Pretty little things, pity they're a pest on hibiscus and cotton plants.

Body
Canon EOS-60D

Lens
Canon EF 100mm 1:2.8 USM Macro

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IMAGE DETAILS
Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 60D
Shutter Speed
1/200 second
Aperture
F/14.0
Focal Length
100 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
Dec 30, 2013, 6:56:36 PM
Software
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
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