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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Insects
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Keywords:Blister Beetle, Jeremysmithphotography.co.uk, Jeremysmithphotography.com, Meloidae, Turk Mine, Zimbabwe
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Dimensions970 x 1212
Original file size255 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken10-Feb-10 13:41
Date modified23-Mar-12 18:57
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D300S
Focal length500 mm
Focal length (35mm)750 mm
Max lens aperturef/6.3
Exposure1/400 at f/6.3
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 1000
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Blister Beetle, Meloidae, Zimbabwe

Blister Beetle, Meloidae, Zimbabwe

  1. Blister beetles are beetles of the family Meloidae, so called for their defensive secretion of a blistering agent, cantharidin. There are approximately 7,500 known species worldwide. Wikipedia