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Hector is a shield bug in the family Pentatomidae.

featured in “Quality Art & Photography”, “The Group” & “Colour me a Rainbow”, Challenge Winner in “Nature Photography”


found this stripey/spotted shield bug while walking amongst wild raspberries, he looked so proud in his position, so I called him “Hector”!

His underside looks like this :

Hector also adorns a Hungarian stamp:


hector, bug, orange, striped, macro, graphosoma lineatum, shield bug, pentatomidae, streifenwanze, rb featured, kaefer, bavaria

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  • Francis1
    Francis1about 3 years ago

    AWWWW he is so cute, A Lovely name…Hector, he has Fab legs, & Wonderful Detail you have included.

    Pin Sharp, YOUR Rich Vein of Unique Creativity continues Non Stop. I await the next wonderful Image. What A Collection you have sweety

    Francis x

  • thanks sweetie :) thought you’d like this little fellow!

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  • Paula Betz
    Paula Betzabout 3 years ago

    Well Hello Hector! Nice macro!

  • Hi Paula, nice to meet you!

    Hector :)

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  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 3 years ago

  • :)

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  • Rick  Friedle
    Rick Friedleabout 3 years ago

    Great macro!

  • thanks Rick :)

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  • helmutk
    helmutkabout 3 years ago

    Very nice shot !

  • thanks Helmut :)

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  • eithnemythen
    eithnemythenabout 3 years ago

    A very striking little bug, an amazing capture…

  • thank you so much!

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  • Russell Couch
    Russell Couchabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful macro shot !!!

  • thank you Russell, I am quite proud of it myself :)

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  • William Brennan
    William Brennanabout 3 years ago

    This is a fantastic shot!! Such a handsome fella!! =)

  • thanks William, nature at its perfection !!!

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