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Gemeine Streifenwanze bei der Paarung

Gemeine Streifenwanze bei der Paarung
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H.-Marie, Dida From Augsburg, Eric Desjours, cammino and 8 other people have particularly liked this photo


16 comments - The latest ones
 Annalia S.
Annalia S. club
Fantastic macro, Reginhart. These bugs just seem to love Queen Anne's lace! Quite a romantic spot for a ... ehm ... (can't really say tete a tete, can I?) ... date!
9 months ago.
Reginhart club
has replied to Annalia S. club
Many thanks! But if you mention the spot…., if my research is correct the plant they had their (ahem…) tete à tete on is Conium maculatum, one of the most poisonous plants in Europe Sokrates the Greek philosopher was executed with this herb...
9 months ago.
Annalia S. club
has replied to Reginhart club
You are right, Reginhart. I thought Queen Anne's lace because that's where I have most often seen them, but looking more carefully this does look like hemlock.
9 months ago.
Reginhart club
has replied to Annalia S. club
Well, I must say that I was shocked by the fact that there is so much of this poisonlus flower around here. This afternoon I took some of the leaves and rubbed it between my fingers. Quèen Anne's lace would have smelled rather aromatic but this plant doesn't smell at all. So it must be hemlock....
9 months ago.
Annalia S. club
has replied to Reginhart club
The best way to tell them apart is to look at the stalks. Queen Anne's lace has a green stalk with little hairs on it. Hemlock has a smooth stalk with reddish/purple splotches on it (the more so at the base). See also this video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAdz7r7jM0U
9 months ago.
Reginhart club
has replied to Annalia S. club
I'll have a closer look tomorrow. This plant is growing everywhere around here. I just known one place where another similar plant called Giersch is growing in larger numbers.
9 months ago.
 Josiane Dirickx
Josiane Dirickx club
Superbe capture de ce beau duo ! ************
9 months ago.
Reginhart club
has replied to Josiane Dirickx club
Merci beaucoup!
9 months ago.
 Nouchetdu38
Nouchetdu38 club
KLASSE!*****
9 months ago.
Reginhart club
has replied to Nouchetdu38 club
Danke!
9 months ago.
 cammino
cammino club
Gelungener Schnappschuss!
9 months ago.
Reginhart club
has replied to cammino club
Danke!
9 months ago.
 Eric Desjours
Eric Desjours club
Excellent capture and lovely composition.
9 months ago.
Reginhart club
has replied to Eric Desjours club
Many thanks!
9 months ago.
 H.-Marie
H.-Marie club
Sehr schöne Aufnahme der Zweisamkeit zwischen den weissen Blüten.
9 months ago.
 Reginhart
Reginhart club
Danke! Leider habe ich immer noch nicht herausbekommen, um welche Pflanze es sich handelt...
8 months ago.

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