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Can anyone explain this phenomenon?
walwyn
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Posted on 02-05-2007 00:08
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I've noticed this behaviour on a few Rhingia that I''ve photographed recently and I'm at a loss to understand exactly what is going on? It seems like bubble blowing but not quite.
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It is just the 'skin' that is streching when its mouthparts are extended into the flower.
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