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Subject: [Leica] IMG: A Different Kind of Bee
From: leica_r8 at (Aram Langhans)
Date: Sun, 4 Sep 2011 16:03:54 -0700
References: <61D7A1E4B503468A9FAFA8A547BB06C2@jimnichols>

Kind of looks like a golden bumble bee

What do you think?  It has strange antennae  but could just be the angle.


Aram Langhans
Semi-Retired (retarded?) Science Teacher
& Unemployed photographer

"The Human Genome Project has proved Darwin more right than Darwin himself 
would ever have dared dream."   James D. Watson

From: "Jim Nichols" <jhnichols at>
Sent: Sunday, September 04, 2011 10:57 AM
To: "LUG at" <lug at>
Cc: "Olympus Camera Discussion" <olympus at>
Subject: [Leica] IMG: A Different Kind of Bee

> I went out this morning to try the 135 Takumar with a short extension tube 
> (<10mm) to see how it worked for insects.  It allowed me to work 
> approximately 3 feet from the subject, which is fairly useful.
> This bee is different from the ones I usually find, with more golden color 
> on the abdomen.  I could not find a reference for it.
> Comments and critiques welcomed.
> Jim Nichols
> Tullahoma, TN USA

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