Dogwood Calligrapha

The Dogwood Leaf Beetle, Calligrapha philadelphica

The Dogwood Leaf Beetle, Calligrapha philadelphica

Photographed in Edmonton Saskatchewan River valley, 28 May, 2013. ID’s by V. Belov and Jesús Gómez-Zurita at BugGuide. Compare it to Calligrapha verrucosa.

(Canon 5D Mk II, EF 100mm f2.8 Macro lens, hand-held Canon 270 EXII flash with diffuser. ISO 320, 1/200th sec. @ f14)

 

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One Comment

  1. Sean McCann 31 May, 2013 at 8:39 AM #

    Calligrapha are beautiful insects! Nice shot!