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Red insect on my hand

Red insect on my hand
Copyright ©2005, Fonzy -
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I found this insect in the garden , put it on my hand for inspection and my wife took a picture. Its not 100% sharp but I like to know what kind of insect it is....? Please let us know if you have an idea.

Photographer: Fonzy -
Folder: My Macro 2006
Uploaded: 29-Jun-2005 20:23 CEST
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Camera: Olympus E300
Exposure time: 1/500
Aperture: 4.5
Focal length: 50mm
Lens: ZD50mm /2.0 macro
Focusing method: iESP P-AF
ISO: 100
White balance: Auto
Flash: no
Image format: SHQ
Processing applied: Cropped and USM
Image resized to: 596x900

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Hi Fons, I think its a lily leaf beetle - Lilioceris lilii (Scopolie)

Allan Barredo at 01:56 CEST on 30-Jun-2005 [Reply]

Lilioceris Lilii

Thanks Allan for helping me out with the name of this insect. You are right it is Lilioceris Lillii , as you know the name it is easy to look thinks up on the internet what I did. I also know the name in Dutch now, it is : Lelie Haantje :

Thanks again..

Fonzy - at 08:41 CEST on 30-Jun-2005 [Reply]

The Beetle

With a little more practice and a pair of steardy hands........look out Fons , your wife is heading in your direction, good effort shown here. Regards.

Kerland Elder at 03:57 CEST on 01-Jul-2005 [Reply]


Thanks Kerland, message handover to the wife...;-)

Fonzy - at 13:18 CEST on 01-Jul-2005 [Reply]