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65 mm
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Jun 1, 2010, 6:19:42 PM
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Killer by RichardConstantinoff Killer by RichardConstantinoff
Killer - Robber Fly

Only about 25mm !

:bulletred: Insects in the Diptera family Asilidae are commonly called robber flies
:bulletred: The short, strong proboscis is used to stab and inject victims with saliva containing neurotoxic and proteolytic enzymes which paralyze and digest the insides; the fly then sucks the liquefied meal through the proboscis
:bulletred: Adult robber flies attack other flies, beetles, butterflies and moths, various bees, ants, dragon and damselflies, Ichneumon wasps, grasshoppers, and some spiders
:bulletred: Place: Campina, Romania
:bulletred: Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 Macro Manual Focus Lens





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Killer by *Richard-XX
Nice composition, great focus and wonderful vibrant colors. ( Suggested by Serend1pity and Featured by hellfirediva )

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:iconquaddie:
Its quite scary seeing one so detailed,is this one shot or stacked?.
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RichardConstantinoff Sep 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
This is one shot :aww:
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:iconquaddie:
Even more impressive then :),i saw the MP-E 65 and just wondered..
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Mallophora Feb 24, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Nice colors and very nice specimen!
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RichardConstantinoff Feb 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you :strong:
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:icongtimages:
fantastic!!
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RichardConstantinoff Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks, :strong:
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RichardConstantinoff Oct 31, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks, :wave:
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EarthHart Oct 24, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Two great macro shots :clap:
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