An entomologist with a particular interest in true bugs (Hemiptera), I am the national recorder for the Shieldbugs and Allied insects Recording Scheme and frequently use Flickr as a source of photographically verifiable records. If I add the tag 'addedhetrecscheme' to your photo, this indicates that I have extracted the data for the recording scheme.

 

I also use the tag 'aucrecschemeadded' to mark photos of interest to the Auchenorrhyncha Recording Scheme (see www.ledra.co.uk ).

 

Most of my photos are now with a Canon 7D and Tamron 90 mm or Canon MP-E 65 mm macro lenses. Recent bird images are taken with the Canon 100-400 mm II; older photos with the Canon 400 mm f5.6 or digiscoped using a Swarovski 65 mm scope and Nikon Coolpix 995.

 

Individuals can use any images presented in this gallery for their own private, non-commercial purposes, free of charge. I ask only that you let me know the details of your intended use and give credit where it's due.

 

Please contact me if you are interested in commercial use.

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  • JoinedMarch 2007
  • OccupationBiologist
  • HometownLondon
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Bárbol says:

Really a magnificient person! Incredible photostream, incredible macros of poor-known insects, above all Miridae and Homoptera Auchenorhyncha, and incredible knowlegde about species!

October 14, 2008
Conscious Grip (deleted)

Easily my favourite, most diverse/highest quality, British invertebrate photostream. I sway between aspiring to it and just giving up!

April 30, 2008

Wow! Such a stunning collection, I had to view the whole collection. Far better than a reference book.

August 29, 2007

Well, what can I say? Tristanba appeared on the Flickr scene in 2007 and in just a few short months he has built up a stunning collection of photographs of invertebrates. These include some of the best behaviour shots I have seen - see the photos of Podalonia hisuta excavating it's nest and carrying its prey. Great Stu… Read more

Well, what can I say? Tristanba appeared on the Flickr scene in 2007 and in just a few short months he has built up a stunning collection of photographs of invertebrates. These include some of the best behaviour shots I have seen - see the photos of Podalonia hisuta excavating it's nest and carrying its prey. Great Stuff!

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June 20, 2007