Augochlora pura, F, Side, TN, Polk County_2014-02-23-12.00.36 ZS PMax

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    The lovely drinkeyeball Augochlora pura...one of the most common bees of forests and forest edges, here with its tongue partially extended just to remind us how different bees are from mammals, remarkable really. Collected by Phillip Moore from Polk, County Tennessee, Photograph by Phillip Moore.
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    1. JM HAMEL 12 months ago | reply

      superbe photo

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    2. geckzilla 12 months ago | reply

      Drinkeyeball?
      Lovely bee. I must confess that the iridescence still captivates me anytime I see it. I know it's rather common among insects and sometimes I wonder if entomologists get bored of it.

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    5. Odonata457 12 months ago | reply

      So attractive and so common -- nice photo!

    6. Sam Droege 12 months ago | reply

      nope, we like the shiny ones too!

    7. Nené ƸӜƷ (ausente) 12 months ago | reply

      Genial

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    8. Clive_57 12 months ago | reply

      Amazing macro

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    11. Sanglier58 12 months ago | reply

      Outstandingly Awsome !!!

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    13. Xuberant Noodle 12 months ago | reply

      Very very nice, the color sheen is phenomenal. You're getting very good at this image stacking stuff, the results are just amazing man

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