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Entries Tagged as 'Insect'

Picture of Elephant Hawk-moth (Deilephila elpenor) photographed in Oslo

August 2nd, 2012 · Comments Off on Picture of Elephant Hawk-moth (Deilephila elpenor) photographed in Oslo

Taken with Apple iPhone 3GS phone camera July 10th 2012. Click image for larger view. Walking home from work I came across this colorful moth laying on the street. I have seen a moth like this before so I had to do some researching to figure out what kind it was. Unfortunately the moth was […]

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Tags: Insect · Norway · Norway Norwegen Norge

Macro picture of ladybug/ladybird (Coccinellidae) hunting plant lice

July 17th, 2012 · Comments Off on Macro picture of ladybug/ladybird (Coccinellidae) hunting plant lice

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera August 8th 2009. Click image for larger view. I came across this ladybug (or ladybird as it is known in some parts of the world) (Coccinellidae) while I was out photographing. As I looked closer I noticed that the beetle was hunting some plant lice. The lice was feeding […]

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Tags: Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge

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

Picture of musk beetle (Aromia moschata)

October 4th, 2011 · Comments Off on Picture of musk beetle (Aromia moschata)

Taken with Olympus EPL-1 digital camera July 2nd 2011. Click image for larger view. Here I have photographed a musk beetle (Aromia moschata) just outside at a place called Bygdøy. It is incredible that you are able to find such beautiful insects so close to a big city. The musk beetle is very characteristic with […]

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Tags: Insect · Macro

Macro picture of Large marsh grasshopper (Stethophyma grossum) the largest Acrididae in Norway

November 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera September 6th 2010. Click image for larger view. After moving to the south of Norway I have discovered many new species of insects that I have never seen in Northern Norway. In this photograph I have found one of these new species. This is a Large marsh grasshopper (Stethophyma […]

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Tags: Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge