Andrena morrisonella, f, face, Talbot Co, MD

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Detailed Description

A bee (Andrena morrisonella) that may or may not be the same species as A. imitatrix. We hope to find out over the next couple of years using DNA barcoding with the Sarah Kocher lab. Pictures by Hannah Sutton. Photography Information: Canon Mark II 5D, Zerene Stacker, Stackshot Sled, 65mm Canon MP-E 1-5X macro lens, Twin Macro Flash in Styrofoam Cooler, F5.0, ISO 100, Shutter Speed 200. USGSBIML Photoshopping Technique: Note that we now have added using the burn tool at 50% opacity set to shadows to clean up the halos that bleed into the black background from "hot" color sections of the picture.


Image Dimensions: 4139 x 3017

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