2bnTheWild.com HOME

Jump down to: Related Images (if any) | Shooting Info | | E-mail me about this Image


These Ads help pay for this site but if you see one that seems inappropriate here such as one that is counter to the pro environmental theme please let me know which Ad and I will block it. Report a Bad Ad'

Six-Spotted Tiger Beetles Copulating

© 2009 Daniel W. Reed

These attractive beetles were constantly moving about making photography difficult. Only when they began to copulate did they remain still. This didn't last long though for while still attached to the male the female chased an ant across the rock, caught and ate it.


Image Type/Subject:
Insect
Copulation
Close up
Cicindela sexguttata,Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle(Species)
Media: Photograph

Shooting Location: Long Hunter State Park, Tennessee
Canon Digital Rebel XT / 350D Camera, Canon EF180mm F/3.5L Macro USM Lens, 2.5 Sec., f/16.0, ISO=100

Back to top of page
© 2009 Daniel Reed