Monday, December 31, 2007
Friday, December 28, 2007
Wednesday, December 26, 2007
Butterfly? Nope this is a moth! When I found this browsing the web I couldn't believe my eyes! Looks like Spring Azure butterfly! Definitely going to look into these more. They're in the family Geometridae so that's a start.
Tell me what you think of it! I love it!
EDIT: Found this:
|Common Family:||Geometer moths|
|Food:||The larvae feed on alder, Juneberry, cherry, chokeberry, hawthorn, and poplar.|
|Emergance:||This is a day-flying moth and is sometimes mistaken for a butterfly.|
Sunday, December 23, 2007
My day was hectic because I wasn't feeling well and then to have all this other crap put on me doesn't help one bit.
Happy Holidays!!! And Happy New Year!!!
Saturday, December 22, 2007
Tuesday, December 18, 2007
Thursday, December 13, 2007
Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Beautiful butterfly. Unfortunately the only info I could find was in Japanese ( where I got the photo from ) and when I translated it online it came out as rubbish. You couldn't understand it. :(
If any ones knows any additional info please tell me and I'll put it here with credit to you. Thankies!
Monday, December 10, 2007
Wednesday, December 05, 2007
Tuesday, December 04, 2007
Monday, December 03, 2007
"Green, with a yellow collar and brown lichen-like markings. Feeds on Zanthoxylum alatum." (Mackinnon quoted in Bingham.)
"Some pupae are coloured like rough bark, others are uniformly green." (Mackinnon quoted in Bingham.)
From Wikipedia here. More can be found at the site.
Sunday, December 02, 2007
ANT-LIKE CRAB SPIDER (Amyciaea lineatipes)
The abdomen imitates the head of the familiar "Kerengga" ant (Oecophylla smaragdina) with the two dark dots simulating the ant's eyes.
The cephalothorax is exaggeratedly arched, giving the impression that it is the abdomen of the ant.
The first two pairs of legs are often jerkily held up and down while the spider moves about in an advance-and-halt fashion.
It feeds on Kerengga ants at night. It remains stationary and waits in ambush for some unsuspecting ant to crawl by. On seeing an ant, it pounces on the ant. While holding the ant in its jaws and anchoring itself with a safety line of silk, it falls with the ant.
The silken safety line allows the spider to remain suspended in mid-air where the ant has no chance to mount a counter-attack. The ant soon ceases its futile struggle when the venom takes effect.
From this site. And photo from flickr.
Saturday, December 01, 2007
Has 2 pics
And this is the name of it in Korean: 꼬리명주나비 And the info on it in Korean
|꼬리명주나비(Sericinus montela) 여름형 암컷 - Sericin Swallowtail Butterfly |
꼬리명주나비 - Sericinus montela (Gray, 1852) - Sericin Swallow-tail Butterfly
I translated it and using a translator....does not make any sense so it's not worth posting. It's a pretty butterfly. I'll look for info in English. I had no idea that the info on the site would be in Korean sorry about that.
If you can translate it that would be greatly appreciated.