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Uploaded 14-Oct-09
Taken 10-Jun-08
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Photo Info

Dimensions769 x 1000
Original file size588 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken10-Jun-08 12:57
Date modified10-Jun-08 15:51
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 40D
Focal length105 mm
Exposure1/500 at f/7.1
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-2/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Fungified Fly

Fungified Fly

This fly has had it. Entomophthora fungus has parasitised it - and is bursting out! I think that 'entomophthera' means insect destroyer - a very apt name.

I seem to be seeing far more of these doomed flies this summer than I usually do.