Rockwolf

Rockwolf

Posted on 08/01/2014


Photo taken on July 28, 2014


See also...

P'TITES BEBÊTES EN MACRO. P'TITES BEBÊTES EN MACRO.


British Bugs (Hemiptera). British Bugs (Hemiptera).



Keywords

Muckleton
Little & large
Birch shield bug
Rockwolf
Acanthosomatidae
Shropshire
Birch
Nymph
Adult
Elasmostethus interstinctus
Catkin
Insect
punaise


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Little & large!

Little & large!
An adult Birch shieldbug shares a catkin with a 2nd instar nymph! Amazing to think that on average, it take about 6 weeks to develop from egg to adult!! Such a huge size difference! Muckleton - Shropshire

Jenny Thynne, Charlie, Chantal HILLENVECK dite Chalâme have particularly liked this photo


8 comments - The latest ones
Cheryl Beal
Cheryl Beal
Wow that is quite an amazing capture.....I thought it was a little ladybird at first!!
3 years ago.
Nora Caracci VERY BUSY
Nora Caracci VERY BU…
excellent macro for the bigger and so lovely the little one !
P'TITES BEBÊTES EN MACRO.
3 years ago.
Chantal HILLENVECK dite Chalâme
Chantal HILLENVECK d…
J'adore... j'adore et même pas dérangé par la Coccinelle ......!!!
3 years ago.
Wimm/Vic
Wimm/Vic
Good nourishment, Rockwolf! Brilliant shot.
3 years ago.
Rockwolf
Rockwolf
Thank you for your kind comments!

Merci bien Chalâme ! Ce n'est pas une coccinelle mais une larve de la même espèce que l'adulte ! :-)
3 years ago.
Charlie
Charlie
SUPERBE macro !!!
3 years ago.
Rockwolf
Rockwolf
Merci Charlie !
3 years ago.
Rockwolf
Rockwolf
Thanks Jenny! A bit of luck! :-)
3 years ago.