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

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

(Insects, Spiders & Other Category) - Order - Hemiptera - True Bugs

This challenge closed over 5 years ago.

The Challenge

The 15th in our new challenge layout catering for all aspects of nature for us nature lovers.

The challenge theme is at the end of the title we are only looking for the land variety not marine or fresh water.

For this challenge please add your images of TRUE BUGS. (NO BEETLES)

Interesting Facts

> Hemiptera is an order of insects most often known as the true bugs, comprising around 50,000–80,000 species of cicadas, aphids, planthoppers, leafhoppers, shield bugs, and others.

> They range in size from 1 millimetre (0.04 in) to around 15 centimetres (6 in), and share a common arrangement of sucking mouthparts. Sometimes the name true bugs is applied more narrowly still to insects of the suborder Heteroptera only.

Information courtesy of Wikipedia

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 posted on the groups Feature Board.
1st place member will be become a featured member.

Additional Information

PLEASE ADD YOUR IMAGE TO THE GROUP, IMAGES THAT ARE NOT ADDED TO THE GROUP WILL RISK NOT BEING FEATURED IF YOU WIN

Cover Image: Meet Hector! by ©The Creative ...

Completed

The Top Ten

Meet Hector! by ©The Creative  Minds

Meet Hector! by ©The Creative ... was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 8 votes.

  • Wants, Eurydema dominula by Lifeware
  • Once every 17 years by jammingene
  • Shield bug 2 by Gareth Jones
  • Red dress on line by Ana Belaj
  • Stop! That tomato is not ripe yet! by Hans Bax
  • Leaf/Shield Bug : Hemiptera by AnnDixon
  • pending by Manon Boily
  • Cicada by Alinka
  • Stink Bugs - Kennedy, North Queensland, Australia by myhobby

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