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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

ARS Photo Library

Image Number D018-1

Manual montage image (a technique pioneered by Klaus Bolte© of Canada) of a Balcha sp. wasp, a potentially beneficial insect that attacks the ash borer. To create this image, the wasp specimen was dissected-legs, antennae, wings, and other body parts separated-then the parts were digitally captured and reassembled in Photoshop. This technique allows exquisite detail to be shown.

Photo by Klaus Bolte©


For a high-resolution image, contact Klaus Bolte at Boltek@agr.gc.ca.
For further information, media sources may contact the ARS Photo Unit (photounit@ars.usda.gov).




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Last Modified: 2/1/2005
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