Coelioxoides waltheriae, f, peru, face

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Detailed Description

A small crisp little parasitic bee from South America, one of only 3 species, and all apparent nest parasites on their sister taxa Tetrapedia. From the Packer Lab. 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: 5609 x 3658

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