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Macro picture of Tephritis bardanae fly on a burdock plant

May 31st, 2012 · Comments Off on Macro picture of Tephritis bardanae fly on a burdock plant

Taken with Olympus EPL-1 digital camera July 2nd 2011. Click image for larger view. While walking in the outskirts of downtown I stumbled across this small fly on a burdock plant. After doing some research I have figured out that the fly most likely is called Tephritis bardanae. This fly is a part of the […]

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Tags: Fly · Insect · Macro · Norway Norwegen Norge

Close up picture of housefly (Musca domestica) on snow – First insect in Northern Norway

March 12th, 2008 · 12 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera March 10th 2008. Click image for larger view. We have had a couple of warm days here in Northern Norway and a few insects have been waking up from their hibernation. In this picture you can see a common housefly (Musca domestica) sitting on some snow. Usually these flies […]

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Tags: Fly · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Snow · Winter

Close up photo of hoverfly feeding on an autumn hawkbit flower

October 11th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera September 30th 2007. Click image for larger view. This is probably my last insect photo this year as the snow came to northern Norway today. In this picture you can see a hoverfly (not sure about the species) feed on an autumn hawkbit (Leontodon autumnalis var. taraxaci) flower. This […]

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Tags: Flora · Flower · flower fly · Fly · Hoverfly · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant

Macro picture of a blue eyed sawfly (Rhogogaster viridis)

August 15th, 2007 · 14 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on June 24th, 2007. Click picture for larger view. Time for another macro photo of an insect. This time I have captured a sawfly (Rhogogaster viridis) clinging to a straw. I really like the blue eyes on this sawfly. If you look at my other sawfly photo you can […]

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Tags: Fly · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sawfly

Macro photo of hoverfly feeding on cow parsley flowers

August 5th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on July 2nd, 2007. Click picture for larger view. Time for a close up photo of a hoverfly again. This time the hoverfly is feeding on cow parsley flowers (Anthriscus sylvestris; also known as wild chervil, wild beaked parsley, and keck). Check out my other macro photos of hoverflies: […]

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Tags: Flora · Flower · flower fly · Fly · Hoverfly · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant · Summer