European rhinoceros beetles (Oryctes nasicornis)

European rhinoceros beetles (Oryctes nasicornis)

This specimen are really big beetles - about 20-40mm long (this male on the shot measures 35mm) and the horn is a bout 8-10mm I think. The larvae are white, measures up to 120mm and live in old oak-stubs or sometimes in sawdust or compost.

EXIF

Camera: NIKON D40
Focal Length: 55 mm
Exposure: 1/60 sec
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 400
 

 

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  • Markus,
    Thanks for sending your blog site address. Some nice postings here also.


    Dana P from RR @ 2009-04-24 18:36:16
  • Excellent Macro so sharp and you taught me something I didnt know they this Bettle in Europe :)
    Philip @ 2009-04-27 17:55:32
  • Thank you for including the beautiful images-- so open to a feeling of reflection.
    internet archive wayback machi @ 2014-09-23 16:31:11
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European rhinoceros beetles (Oryctes nasicornis)

European rhinoceros beetles (Oryctes nasicornis)

This specimen are really big beetles - about 20-40mm long (this male on the shot measures 35mm) and the horn is a bout 8-10mm I think. The larvae are white, measures up to 120mm and live in old oak-stubs or sometimes in sawdust or compost.

EXIF

Camera: NIKON D40
Focal Length: 55 mm
Exposure: 1/60 sec
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 400
 

 

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  • Markus,
    Thanks for sending your blog site address. Some nice postings here also.


    Dana P from RR @ 2009-04-24 18:36:16
  • Excellent Macro so sharp and you taught me something I didnt know they this Bettle in Europe :)
    Philip @ 2009-04-27 17:55:32
  • Thank you for including the beautiful images-- so open to a feeling of reflection.
    internet archive wayback machi @ 2014-09-23 16:31:11
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