Category Archives: Insects
The last of the moth series- …a soft, fuzzy, underbelly… and then there’s that face… Advertisements
You know you’re losing it when it’s getting late and you’re playing mind games with the moth head. Look again – there is no “e” in this Pi!
…several more images of the Royal Walnut Moth from various angles… part tarantula? check out those mandibles-part “Predator”? part “Mothman“?
Once again, I walked Chance the Dog on the Greenway at Lake Brandt (just off the Palmetto trail), when something bright red and 2 feet off the ground caught my eye. I must say this was one of the most astounding creatures … Continue reading
So many places for this bee to bumble in a giant red wall of nectar…
Title warning – everything is in the eye of the beholder! Bright colors, sunlit, golden, pretty… Dark, gritty, slimy, ground-dwellers, ugly… These were shot within 6 feet of each other.
Two years later, these winged creatures have come back to the same plant in the same location! And, they’re still only as tiny as my pinky fingernail.
A “den” in this 5-inch peony bloom is a luxury to the ant! Maybe it’s also the peony’s extremely powerful, perfumy fragrance?!
Finally, after much crawling around, I witness a wing-check by this contortionist. Fascinating, especially watching the beetle ensure the wings are safely tucked back in place. Always wash hands afterwards!