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Poor insect

This is a discussion on Poor insect within the A Kodak Moment: not necessarily plants... forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This fruit fly visiting this bulb flower which emitting nice fragrant while looking for something ...

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    Default Poor insect

    This fruit fly visiting this bulb flower which emitting nice fragrant while looking for something his abdomen was glued by the sticky column.
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    Poor little fella. Is he the normal pollinator for this bulbo orchid?

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    Well...I hope he's enjoying himself...while he slowly dies. Can't you unglue him/her? Maybe a couple of toothpicks would help...Betty

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    Poor little fella. Is he the normal pollinator for this bulbo orchid?

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    Yes Bruce this is the one that pollinate the fragrant Bulbos here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zainal abidin View Post
    Yes Bruce this is the one that pollinate the fragrant Bulbos here.
    Too bad he got stuck then. It is interesting to see what the pollinator is. The third photo is really very good and shows him off well.

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    Wonderful photo of something that will end up as natural fertilizer! LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by espranch View Post
    Well...I hope he's enjoying himself...while he slowly dies. Can't you unglue him/her? Maybe a couple of toothpicks would help...Betty
    You are right but this bug make the life span of beautiful flower instead of 7 days become 2 days only after incidentally remove the pollen, well how beautiful mother nature helping pollination.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gardenguysorchids View Post
    Wonderful photo of something that will end up as natural fertilizer! LOL
    Thanks Bill mainly for this Bulbo.he.he.he

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    Great shots Zainal.

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    Great pics. Sharp and I know I won't get shots like this myself.

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