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Day 212: The 30 days life of an adult Antlion. (212/366) | by Samuel Santiago
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Day 212: The 30 days life of an adult Antlion. (212/366)

This is an Antlion, thanks to Mary Keim for the id, at first I thought it was a fishfly. This nice guy really do not belong in the macro/micro world, he measure more than an inch. But took a picture, because they last only for 30 days on this adult stage. They do not bite or attack, really harmless just similar to the butterflies. My Macro/Micro World

Data: Canon 40D, f/16, 1/45, ISO: 400, Lens: Tamron 35-80mm @80mm, Extensions: 28 mm, Magnification 1:1, Mode: Manual, Support: none, Flash: built-in @ 1/4 power, Remote: no, Process: Canon Digital Photo Professional, file: 120730EOS 40D964, Date: July 30, 2012. (Note: Exif data never show f/stops of manual focus lenses with adapters.)

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Taken on July 30, 2012