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Halyomorpha halys - Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Halyomorpha halys - Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
ricohplio (Over 1 year ago)
It is beautiful even in mirror!

Curtis_Sleve (Over 1 year ago)
Jayson, you are correct. The photo is horizontally mirrored. I did this because I was too lazy to complete the entire insect.

mattu (Over 1 year ago)
The description says: "Image duplicated and flipped horizontally to make a 2.19 gigapixel image"

jaysonragasa.net (Over 1 year ago)
As I closely look onto the image. The half of the bug's body is just mirrored. why?

Curtis_Sleve (Over 1 year ago)
Thank you for the comments. David that is an ocellus (plural ocelli). Its another form of eye. titanmiller, I am planning more projects in the future. This image took about 20 hours of work from start to finish so to catalog even 100 species would require a great deal of time. With my wife and son at home and a full time job it will have to remain just a hobby for now... Depth of field is an obstacle at these magnifications. It may take 100 photos at different focal planes which will be combined into a single image by the focus stacking program.

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