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Stingless Bee

Description:

About 5mm long

Habitat:

Tropical dry forest

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2 Comments

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

Sigma 150mm lense and 7 inches from the subject. Actually the shot is somewhat lousy! at that distance there is only a 1mm focal range so I can never get the whole subject in foucus. This one of three stingless bees I have come to know in the area. A large colony can make a nest out of leaves and mucd the size of a #4 soccer ball! I have seen these with pollen on the legs and it really makes for a spectacular photo if you have your camera on hand..... I also have posted many moth species that are in the 3.5mm to 7mm range that are equally amazing. Check this one that is yellow with "aluminum foil irridescent strips" http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/852...

Steven Sheppard
Steven Sheppard 9 years ago

5 mm is very small! How did you get such a good picture?

LarryGraziano
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LarryGraziano

Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Spotted on Apr 9, 2012
Submitted on Apr 9, 2012

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