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Nature Photography Challenge (wild creatures, plants and places only)

A regular photography contest for Nature lovers who love to learn and teach.

Order - Coleoptera

This challenge closed over 3 years ago.

The Challenge

For this challenge add your images that fit the Order – Coleoptera

Not to be confused with Order – Hemiptera (These images will be removed).

Interesting Fact

Coleoptera meaning sheathed wing. This order contains more species than any other order in the animal kingdom, making up about 25% of all known life-forms.

Order – In scientific classification used in biology, the order (Latin: ordo) is a taxonomic rank used in the classification of organisms. Or in simple terms a name given to a group of animals, plants, fungi that are similar in some way, closely related, have something in common.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for your favourite.

Rewards & Prizes

1st place winners will have their photo used as the group Avatar for a period of time.
Then 1st, 2nd and 3rd will have their photo’s permanently posted on the groups Feature Board.
1st place member will be become a featured member.

Additional Information

ENTRIES MUST BE ADDED TO THE GROUP FIRST OR BE DELETED FROM THE CHALLENGE

Cover Image: Botany Bay Weevil by KiriLees

Completed

The Top Ten

Botany Bay Weevil by KiriLees

Botany Bay Weevil by KiriLees was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 6 votes.

  • Just walking in the rain..... by Yool
  • Bug- Botany Bay Diamond Weevil  by Doug Cliff
  • Coleoptera : Beetle by AnnDixon
  • Elaphrus cupreus ground beetle by Gabor Pozsgai
  • Jewelry by Charles Perniciaro
  • I'm Thick Skinned. by alienfunk
  • Harlequin Long-Horned Beetle (Acrocinus longimanus) - Costa Rica by Jason Weigner
  • A Very Handsome Beetle Am I by paintingsheep
  • Bonking Beetles aka Soldier Beetle by Michaela1991

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