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Ophrys lutea - pollination by sexual deception (2) - Nikon D3s

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A short sequence showing a male of Andrena cinerea pseudocopulating with the flower of Ophrys lutea (Orchidaceae).

 

Shot on 15.iv.2010 at Beaulieu (France)

 

Material used: Nikon D3s + Nikkor 105mm VR + Manfrotto 701 HDV head on Manfrotto 190XB tripod.

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Uploaded on April 15, 2010