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#31 Graham

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Posted 04 March 2006 - 06:54 PM

Here's another good bug pic site.

click here for BugPics.com

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#32 SullyTM

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Posted 04 March 2006 - 09:47 PM

Cool site, Graham...Thanks for posting. Thom

#33 uffepuffe

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Posted 24 April 2006 - 03:08 PM

Alright, spring is finally here and with it the insects are slowly showing up here again! This past weekend I spent sometime while outside looking for beetles, I found two nice speciemens!

One is a very interesting Short wing beetle exactly one inch long. No matter how I have searched my books or the internet I can't seem to find what beetle it is, here in sweden we have only one large short wing wich looks exactly like this one but is all black. Look at the beautiful golden markings on it!

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The other one is most certainly a Carabus Violaceus, I think the common name is Violet ground beetle. It has this nice purple edge to it, unfortunatly the flash of the camera kinda ruined some of the colours in the photo.

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#34 GARPIN

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 03:47 AM

I found this site, lots of good closeup pics.

Bugguide.net

#35 Graham

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Posted 31 October 2006 - 01:18 PM

Here's a link to another great bug photo website.

http://www.pbase.com...ahood/real_bugs



#36 Ethan Bright

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Posted 01 November 2006 - 09:45 PM

This is indeed a Northern mole cricket. Michigan has one native species, Neocurtilla h. hexadactula (Perty), 1832. What's cool is this species is semi-aquatic, burrowing in moist or saturated soils along ponds, marshes, and streams.

Great specimen. Do you still have it?

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Posted 03 January 2007 - 07:56 PM

a nice dragonfly

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#38 stefan

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Posted 10 January 2007 - 02:46 AM

I don't realy know what bug is this:

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Is a New Zealand bug smile.gif


#39 JP66

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Posted 21 January 2007 - 08:22 PM

Here is a pic of a Hexagenia limbata I posted in the Entomology forum.
Would love to see a realistic fly tyed using this photo as a reference!!!
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#40 kozielfishing

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Posted 01 March 2007 - 12:43 PM

Hello everyone smile.gif

I have found a lovely photos of different insects on http://www.troutnut.com .

There are photos of:

Baetidae
Ephemerellidae
Baetis
Isonychia
Hexagenia limbata
Heptageniidae
Hydropsychidae
Ephemerella
Brachycentridae
Ephemera

Here is one of them

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Polish flies on www.kozielfishing.com

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Posted 21 March 2007 - 08:39 PM

headbang.gif greate post guys... !!...I've been looking for a ''fiel cricket'' pix, any one can give me a hand...?? thanks...!!

#42 Mokai

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Posted 20 April 2007 - 04:06 PM

Here is a Blue Wing Olive Mayfly...

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#43 Will Milne

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Posted 22 September 2007 - 01:03 PM

A couple of Hopper pics for reference-

Hope you find them usefull

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and a detail crop of the head area.

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#44 Graham

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Posted 06 December 2007 - 11:55 PM

Nice photos Will.

Here's a few of several hundred photos I took a couple of days ago while fly fishing the Kern River in the Souther Sierra.

Next March, the stones will be hatching, and I'll be there........

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I brought home a couple dozen vials with bugs preserved in bug balm fluid.

And the fishing was great as well!!!

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#45 Marcus Olofsson

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Posted 08 December 2007 - 07:18 AM

QUOTE(Will Milne @ Sep 22 2007, 01:03 PM) View Post

A couple of Hopper pics for reference-

Hope you find them usefull

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and a detail crop of the head area.

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Will

Wow, im impress. Perfect macroshot..
Will, do you know.. wich type of Hopper this is ?

/ Marcus, Sweden.