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Insect 2(4mm)

Insect 2(4mm)
Copyright ©2007, syed noman
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This insect was about 4mm in size as you can see that he was hanging to the home window screen and also it was shot through the window glass.

Photographer: syed noman
Uploaded: 03-Apr-2007 01:12 CEST
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Camera: Olympus E500
Exposure time: 1/80
Aperture: 16
Focal length:
Lens: Sigma 50mm Macro
Focusing method: Manual
ISO: 250
White balance: Auto
Flash: internal
Image format: RAW
Processing applied: Raw to Jpeg,Cropped,Resized.
Image resized to: 750x1000

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Nigel Armes wrote:
> Syed, Nice shot of this Carpet Beetle (Anthrenus sp.), seeing as they are tiny as you indicate.
> The adult beetles become quite common at windows at this time of the year. The increasing
> photoperiod and warmer temperatures induce the adults to emerge from the pupal stage. They
> fly to windows because they are trying to get out to feed on pollen and nectar. The larvae
> feed on woollen clothing, carpets, hair, dander, fluff, feathers etc inside buildings. They
> are notorious pests of insect and animal collections in museums.

Thanks nigel for looking and rating. And also thanks for the info you provided about this carpet beetle because i didn't know anything about it.

syed noman at 20:55 CEST on 04-Apr-2007 [Reply]