Roy Lowry

Roy Lowry

Posted on 06/30/2015


Photo taken on June 29, 2015



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Keywords

longhorn beetle
Burton Mere Wetlands
Agpanthia villosoviridescens
Canon EF300mm f/2.8L IS II USM +2x
Canon EOS-1D X


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Longhorn Beetle (Agpanthia villosoviridescens)

Longhorn Beetle (Agpanthia villosoviridescens)
This spectacularly long-horned beetle was parked on a nettle leaf at Burton Mere Wetlands.

Bruno Suignard, Chantal HILLENVECK dite Chalâme, Tess Mc Kenna, Twintoo and 10 other people have particularly liked this photo


23 comments - The latest ones
Maeluk
Maeluk
Wonderful find Roy. Spectacular.
2 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Maeluk
Many thanks Steve.
2 years ago.
Stormlizard
Stormlizard
wonderful capture Roy, it is similar to the Musk beetle.
2 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Stormlizard
Many thanks John. All part of the same Family (Cerambycidae) aka the longhorn beetles.
2 years ago.
Stormlizard has replied to Roy Lowry
You are welcome Roy.
I had Musk beetle here once, it remained for a few days even came into the house and wandered over one of my huge Cacti. I have never seen one before or since but know that the Grubs feed on rotten willow trees.
2 years ago.
Gerard Perin
Gerard Perin
belle macro
2 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Gerard Perin
Merci beaucoup Gerard.
2 years ago.
Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen
Wonderful macro.
Congrats on Explore.
2 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Jaap van 't Veen
Thanks again Jaap.
2 years ago.
Nicolas Boulain
Nicolas Boulain
Beautiful! Excellent macro
2 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Nicolas Boulain
Many thanks Nicolas.
2 years ago.
David Hodson
David Hodson
Nice one Roy. I love large beetles, I must find out more. I have not scene a Stag beetle for years, are there any up your way.
2 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to David Hodson
Many thanks David. Not seen a stag beetle since moving up to Merseyside from Teddington in 1981. Used to get quite a lot there.
2 years ago.
Pierre Pomerleau
Pierre Pomerleau
Superb insect, Roy !
2 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Pierre Pomerleau
Many thanks Pierre.
2 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Tess Mc Kenna
Thanks again Tess.
2 years ago.
Twintoo
Twintoo
Awesome image, Roy
2 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Twintoo
Many thanks Jim.
2 years ago.
Tess Mc Kenna
Tess Mc Kenna
Back to say Congratulations on Explore Frontpage & What's Hot. Well deserved Roy Regards Tess
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2 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Tess Mc Kenna
Thanks again Tess.
2 years ago.
Chantal HILLENVECK dite Chalâme
Chantal HILLENVECK d…
C'est vrai qu'il est incroyable ce longicorne ...
il est superbement mis en valeur par votre macro !!!
2 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Chantal HILLENVECK d…
Merci beaucoup Chalâme
2 years ago.