St. Lucia Widow
Palpopleura lucia
The St. Lucia Widow (Palpopleura portia) occurs in portions of east Africa and Madagascar. The shots here of males were taken on the Olifantspruit River near Nylstroom, Limpopo Province, South Africa in January, 2006 with a Canon EOS 1D Mark II and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender with a 580 flash.