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Black and yellow tortoise beetle | Chocó rainforest, Ecuador

Black and yellow tortoise beetle on a young fern leaf. To me, this beetle looks like a jewel. It is quite slow but can fly to escape

100mm · f/8 · 1/100s · ISO 100
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Chris Jablonski's picture

Beautiful image, Thomas! You have a wonderful way of showing insects in a natural setting that makes it all look so beautiful and appealing.

Thomas Andlauer's picture

Thanks Chris ! That's a great compliment ! I appreciate it :)

Alan Brown's picture

Superb image Thomas, love the balance and composition all round.

Thomas Andlauer's picture

Thank you very much Alan ! Yes, nothing to fancy here. It reminds me some old still life paintings :D