Longhorn beetle - Leiopus linnei [Coleoptera: Cerambycidae]
De Alde Feanen, Friesland, the Netherlands
Nikon D800, 100mm, 1/400 sec, f/14, iso 560

Aquatic leaf beetle - Plateumaris spec. [Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae]
Brandemar, Friesland, the Netherlands
Nikon D800, 100mm, 1/200 sec, f/14, iso 720

Zilverhaak - Lithacodia uncula [Lepidoptera: Noctuidae]
De Alde Feanen, Friesland, the Netherlands
Nikon D800, 100mm, 1/400 sec, f/14, iso 800

Snipefly - Rhagio spec. [Diptera: Rhagionidae]
De Falom, Friesland, the Netherlands
Nikon D800, 100mm, 1/400 sec, f/20, iso 1250

Pyrgus accretus [Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae]
Bois de la Sauge, Morges, Switserland
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/320 sec, f/13, iso 560

European mantis - Mantis religiosa [Mantodea: Mantidae]
Fully, Martigny, Switserland
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/250 sec, f/20, iso 1100

Silver-spotted skipper - Hesperia comma [Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae]
Bois de la Sauge, Morges, Switserland
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/320 sec, f/16, iso 900

European mantis - Mantis religiosa [Mantodea: Mantidae]
Fully, Martigny, Switserland
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/250 sec, f/14, iso 640

Chalkhill blue - Polyommatus coridon [Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae]
Bois de la Sauge, Morges, Switserland
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/250 sec, f/13, iso 160, stack of 6 photo's

Moth [Lepidoptera]
Fully, Martigny, Switserland
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/250 sec, f/14, iso 1400

Yellow-winged darter -  Sympetrum flaveolum [Odonata: Libellulidae]
Le Londe, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/640 sec, f/8.0, iso 200

Adanson's house jumper -  Hasarius adansoni [Araneae: Salticidae]
Luttelgeest, Flevoland, the Netherlands
Nikon D800, 100mm, 1/250 sec, f/16.0, iso 4000

Red-necked footman - Atolmis rubicollis [Lepidoptera: Erebidae]
Appèlbergen, Groningen, the Netherlands
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/160 sec, f/10, iso 250

Green-eyed hawker - Aeshna isoceles [Odonata: Aeshnidae]
De Mieden, Friesland, the Netherlands
Nikon D200, 170mm + ext. tubes, 1/90 sec, f/7.1, iso 125

Julia butterfly - Dryas iulia [Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae]
Wildlands Adventure Park, Emmen, Drenthe, the Netherlands
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/125 sec, f/8.0, iso 320

Large skipper -  Ochlodes sylvanus [Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae]
Bargerveen, Drenthe, the Netherlands
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/160 sec, f/11.0, iso 400

Cinnabar moth -  Tyria jacobaeae [Lepidoptera: Erebidae]
Lauwersmeer, Groningen, the Netherlands
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/500 sec, f/8.0, iso 800

Formica fusca [Hymenoptera: Formicidae]
Haren, Groningen, the Netherlands
Nikon D200, 50mm, 1/1000 sec, f/1.1, iso 320

Pipevine swallowtail butterfly - Battus philenor [Lepidoptera: Papilionidae]
Apache Pass, Arizona, USA
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/400 sec, f/10, iso 400

Hornet mimic hoverfly - Volucella zonaria [Diptera: Syrphidae]
Crete, Greece
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/320 sec, f/8.0, iso 100

Blue-tailed damselfy - Ischnura elegans [Odonata: Coenagrionidae]
Sellingen, Groningen, the Netherlands
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/1000 sec, f/5.6, iso 500

Small copper - Lycaena phlaeas [Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae]
Schiermonnikoog, Friesland, the Netherlands
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/200 sec, f/8.0, iso 100

Leptura annularis [Coleoptera: Cerambycidae]
Pirita jõeoru maastikukaitseala, Tallinn, Estonia
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/320 sec, f/14, iso 320

Robberfly [Diptera: Asilidae]
Arizona, USA
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/125 sec, f/18, iso 400

Robberfly [Diptera: Asilidae] feeding on a dragonfly [Odonata]
Arizona, USA
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/30 sec, f/16, iso 400

Small copper - Lycaena phlaeas [Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae]
Arriërkoeland, Overijssel, the Netherlands
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/320 sec, f/9.0, iso 250

Spotted fritillary - Melitaea didyma [Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae]
Novigrad, Zadar County, Croatia
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/60 sec, f/16, iso 400

Cone-headed grasshopper - Acrida ungarica [Orthoptera: Acrididae]
Novigrad, Zadar County, Croatia
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/60 sec, f/16, iso 400

Small copper - Lycaena phlaeas [Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae]
Rijeka, Primorje-Gorski Kotar, Croatia
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/180 sec, f/11, iso 250

Silver-studded blue - Plebejus argus [Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae]
Bargerveen, Drenthe, the Netherlands
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/320 sec, f/7.1, iso 400

Large skipper - Ocholdes sylvanus [Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae]
Bargerveen, Drenthe, the Netherlands
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/180 sec, f/9.0, iso 400

Small copper - Lycaena phlaeas [Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae]
Borkener Paradies, Emsland, Germany
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/250 sec, f/10, iso 400

White-legged damselfly - Platycnemis pennipes [Odonata: Platycnemididae]
Borkener Paradies, Emsland, Germany
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/640 sec, f/5.6, iso 400

Willughbys eaf-cutter bee - Megachile willughbiella [Hymenoptera: Megachilidae]
Zuidwolde, Groningen, the Netherlands
Nikon D70, 75mm, 1/125 sec, f/5.6, iso 320

Hornet robberfly - Asilus crabronformi [Diptera: Asilidae]
Twente, Overijssel, the Netherlands
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/500 sec, f/5.6, iso 100

Lang's short-tailed blue - Leptotes pirithous [Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae]
Le Londe, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/160 sec, f/7.1, iso 100

Yellow-winged darter -  Sympetrum flaveolum [Odonata: Libellulidae]
Le Londe, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/500 sec, f/6.3, iso 200

Longwing - Heliconius spec. [Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae]
Orchideeënhoeve, Luttelgeest, Flevoland, the Netherlands
Nikon D800, 100mm, 1/500 sec, f/5.0, iso 2000

Hummingbird hawk-moth - Macroglossum stellatarum [Lepidoptera: Sphingidae]
Valle di Ledro, Italy
Nikon D70, 100mm + ext. tubes, 1/500 sec, iso 320

Marmalade hoverfly - Episyrphus balteatus [Diptera: Syrphidae]
Frederikshavn, Denmark
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/160 sec, f/16, iso 125

Long hoverfly - Sphaerophoria scripta [Diptera: Syrphidae]
Schiermonnikoog, Friesland, the Netherlands
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/320 sec, f/11, iso 400

Common blue - Polyommatus icarus [Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae]
Twente, Overijssel, the Netherlands
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/160 sec, f/13, iso 400

Heath sand wasp - Ammophila pubescens [Hymenoptera: Sphecidae]
Gasterse Duinen, Drenthe, the Netherlands
Nikon D200, 100mm, 1/400 sec, f/13, iso 200

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