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Halloween Bug

Uploaded by: tektite500

Thursday October 31, 2013

Richmond, TX (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: I have absolutely NO idea what this bug is, never seen it before! Thought its orange/black color and crazy appearance fit today being halloween :)

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

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Software: Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows

Artist: C Dybala

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Shutter speed: 7.00 EV (APEX: 11, 1/128 sec.)

Aperture: 6.62 EV (f/9.9)

Exposure Bias: -0.67 EV

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 100.0 mm

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12. Clabo
11:11 PM GMT on April 19, 2014
Whoa, kewl!

I wouldn't stick *that* in my mouth, though! Not even on a dare...
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11. suzi46
7:25 PM GMT on November 06, 2013
he sure does LOOK like an 'Assassin'..LOL..terrific capture and info..:)
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10. nanapoo
2:52 PM GMT on November 06, 2013
WOW! Crazy!
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9. RadioDJgirl
9:11 PM GMT on November 04, 2013
He sure is festive!
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8. llpj04
6:15 PM GMT on November 01, 2013
Great shot and especially for the season!
We have those too and I read that they can even kill small lizards. The one I caught had some sort of small flying bug captured.
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7. CalicoBass
5:51 AM GMT on November 01, 2013
Great capture of this cute little guy!
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6. gusbuster
5:13 AM GMT on November 01, 2013
definitely an awesome shot.
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5. tektite500
11:38 PM GMT on October 31, 2013
Yes, just found it myself, its a milkweed assassin bug. Continues to fit the halloween theme lol.
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4. haughwhit
11:33 PM GMT on October 31, 2013
It appears to be an orange assassin bug.
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3. YouKnowWho
11:00 PM GMT on October 31, 2013
Way cool!
I did a quick Google search and came up with this...maybe it's the nymph of the Citron Bug (scroll down a bit):
Link
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2. MississippiMuddPuppy
10:55 PM GMT on October 31, 2013
Hmmm, maybe it's a preying mantis decked out for Halloween!
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1. observing
10:47 PM GMT on October 31, 2013
Whoa! Very cool catch!
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