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Goofy
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Thrips says hello...

#1 Post by Goofy » Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:45 pm

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Thrips nymph captured in negative colors via smartphone. Prior to that it ate my grapefruit tree.
Bresser Biolux AL -> default 40x -> 10X eyepiece -> smartphone camera
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Chris Dee
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Re: Thrips says hello...

#2 Post by Chris Dee » Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:55 pm

Did you use a cover slip? You might get more detail without one.

Goofy
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Re: Thrips says hello...

#3 Post by Goofy » Wed Dec 11, 2019 4:52 pm

Yes I did, on similar occasion I'll try without one. This specimen was mounted in cedar oil.
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mintakax
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Re: Thrips says hello...

#4 Post by mintakax » Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:22 am

That is cool looking ! Reminds me of the rabbit costume in the movie Donnie Darko

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