Coelioxys moesta, F, Side, MI, Keweenaw County

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Detailed Description

Colby Francoeur took this picture of a Coelioxys moesta from Pictured Rocks National Monument in Keweenaw County, Michigan. This bee lays its eggs in the nests of Megachile bees. 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: 5616 x 3744

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