Phyllophaga aemula, F, MD, Anne Arundel

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Detailed Description

The June Bug, whose babies are some of the white grubs you with you wouldn't find in your garden, but at least they are native and you should really share your world..... but wait, that is not all, there are many, many, species including all sorts of cryptic interesting ones that, if you are in Maryland you should send specimens to the Maryland Scarab Inventory Project. The photograph was taken by Betsy Bangert and Mike Burchett a pair of bug heads if there ever was one. 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: 5443 x 3360

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