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Texas Bow-legged Bug
Texas Bow-legged Bug (Hylymenus tarsatus: Alydidae) 1.2-1.5 cm (0.5-0.6 in) long. Juveniles are ant mimics. Photographed on green poinsettia (Euphorbia dentata).
Habitat
Post Oak Savannah vegetation area. Upland dominated by post oak and yaupon at 73 m (185 ft) elevation.
Location
Lick Creek Park, College Station, Brazos County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
June 2024
Scientific name
Hylymenus tarsatus
Equipment used
Canon
splendid portrait of this beautiful bug, Stanley, superb colors and details, top class, many tfs!!
 
A wonderful study of this interesting creature, Stanley.
 
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Opus Editor
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A real oddity by the looks of him Stanley LOL.

You've really taken a marvellous picture of him my friend.... with lots of detail! Very well done lad.
 
Opus Editor
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Brilliant closeup shot, Stanley ... amazing color and detail ... tfs ...
 

Media information

Category
Invertebrates
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
121
Comment count
7

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/8
Focal length
100.0 mm
Exposure time
1/320 second(s)
ISO
320
Filename
Texas Bow-legged Bug, Lick Creek Park, College Station, Brazos County.jpg
File size
3.6 MB
Date taken
Thu, 06 June 2024 1:39 PM
Dimensions
1920px x 1152px

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