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Entries Tagged as 'Macro'

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

Close up picture of viviparous lizard / common lizard (Zootoca vivipara)

May 4th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 18th 2011. Click image for larger view. The viviparous lizard (Zootoca vivipara) is the only lizard that lives in Norway. It is also known as common lizard and can be found in large parts of Norway. I’ve never seen lizards in Northern Norway, but they are found in […]

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Tags: Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge

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