Centris haemorrhoidalis, M, Side, Puerto Rico, Yauco

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Detailed Description

Centris species are replacements for Bumble Bees in the American Tropics. This aptly named species is from Sara Prado's studies in Puerto Rico, where she studies the native pollinating bees of the island. 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: 4484 x 3744

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