A male Hoplia coerulea,a small beetle with beautiful iriscedent blue colours.The female are darkbrownand very rare.Spain.


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  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonabout 4 years ago

    Lovely macro

  • Thanks.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Priska Wettstein
    Priska Wettsteinabout 4 years ago

    Your macros have something special, they are not only macros, they are art.

  • Thanks.That’s very nice of you.Yes,I try to give my pictures something extra.Actuelly I think the same about your pictures!

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Trish Threlfall
    Trish Threlfallabout 4 years ago

    fantastic close up :))

  • Thanks Trish.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Brenda Burnett
    Brenda Burnettabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful Beetle. Lovely color. Brenda

  • Thanks Brenda.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • jesika
    jesikaabout 4 years ago

    Gorgeous beetle, lovely image

  • Thanks Jesika.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • pennyswork
    pennysworkabout 4 years ago

    What a beautifuk creature and a fantasitc shot :))

  • Thanks!

    – jimmy hoffman

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47about 4 years ago

    He continues to dazzle. Another fine composition with this gem as centerpiece!

  • Yes,it’s really a gem.But you have to see them in real life to enjoy their beauty!

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Dennis Stewart
    Dennis Stewartabout 4 years ago

    Love insect shots……great colors on this guy! – Dennis

  • Thanks Dennis.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • jeanniechris
    jeanniechrisalmost 4 years ago

    Wow. Awsome work………….j

  • Thanks Jeannie.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Edge-of-dreams
    Edge-of-dreamsalmost 4 years ago

    Gorgeous! Please consider adding this to the Bugs on Flowers in Macro Group thanks!

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