This little beetle seemed quite fashion-conscious, hanging out on dahlia petals that brought out the best in the little bug’s fancy carapace colors and markings. (Olympus E-510 & Zuiko 35mm macro, f/6.3, 1/125 sec., ISO 400, bright overcast, handheld)
Featured in RedBubble Explore, 7 Day Popular Art, Design & Photography (November 2012)
Top 10 in “Beetle Mania” challenge in Bugs and Animals on Flowers in Macro group (July 2013)
Featured in Bugs and Animals on Flowers in Macro (18 November 2012)
Featured in Closeups in Nature (16 November 2012)
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