Joined: 04 Sep 2008
Location: southern New Brunswick, Canada
|Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2009 11:51 am Post subject: Some colour at last - beetle
|Lily Leaf Beetle (Lilioceris lilii) (Fam: Chrysomelidae); length: 7mm
Both larvae and adults are pests of lilies.
Live active individual, but in an arena.
200mm AF Micro-Nikkor, f/22, 1/250, ISO 100, fine jpg. Nikon SB-R200 Speedlights
student of entomology
Quote – Holmes on ‘Entomology’
” I suppose you are an entomologist ? “
” Not quite so ambitious as that, sir. I should like to put my eyes on the individual entitled to that name.
No man can be truly called an entomologist,
sir; the subject is too vast for any single human intelligence to grasp.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr
The Poet at the Breakfast Table.
Nikon camera, lenses and objectives
Olympus microscope and objectives