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Bug On A Yellow-Orange Flower 20080806

Goldenrod Soldier Beetle (Chauliognathus pensylvanicus)

On what I think is a species of Black-eyed Susan with a green center and
called either Rudbeckia 'Prairie Sun' or Rudbeckia 'Irish Eyes'. Not sure which.

Photographed at the Ornamental Gardens in Ottawa, Ontario - the capital of Canada.

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi ,Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
with Canon 500D Closeup Lens

1/500s f/6.3 at 165.0mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
b-w studio07-Aug-2008 01:07
Beautiful macro.
Guest 07-Aug-2008 00:48
Fantastic :)
Sam Rua06-Aug-2008 23:07
Very nice capture, Gordon. Detail, comp, and perspective are all great. Well done. V.
Guest 06-Aug-2008 22:02
Beautiful closeup!
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography06-Aug-2008 20:51
Superb macro, Vote