Blister Beetle...

Posted by PRASHANT (Mumbai, India) on 10 June 2012 in Animal & Insect.

Blister Beetles receive their common name from their ability to produce blister, a defence mechanism for the Beetle.Predators learn to keep-off from these colored insects after an unpleasant encounter.They are herbivorous, feeding on leaves & flowers.

omid from mashhad, Iran

wow!
very nice!
so beautiful colors!

10 Jun 2012 5:56am

agnes from besançon, France

joli, les couleurs.
belle journée à toi.

10 Jun 2012 6:05am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

The colors are so beautiful!
Bonne journée.

10 Jun 2012 7:06am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

She is a superb defense against its predators! Splendid wedding colors. Good day.

10 Jun 2012 9:59am

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

Vivid colors, great shot!

10 Jun 2012 12:32pm

franz from Baden, Austria

terrific closeup, gorgeous colours and details !!!

10 Jun 2012 6:02pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fine close up!!

10 Jun 2012 11:24pm

Nikon D90
1/400 second
F/5.6
ISO 400
157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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