The housefly is unpopular since it deposits dangerous germs on food. The cockchafer and its larvae do great damage to plants.

The Relationship between Insects and Man

The relationship between Insects and Man is one of wariness a strange situation for. There are as many benefits to be gained from insects as there are discomforts. It is conventional to classify insects...
7 -spot ladybirds mating. The male is the one on top externally male and female ladybirds look alike.

The Bright Coloring Ladybirds Insects

Ladybirds Insects are always popular for their bright coloring, are also one of the few insects welcome in the garden for the work they do in keeping down destructive aphids. The familiar black and...
A male and female common earwig (Forficula auricularia) is on a chrysanthemum flower.

The Family Life Cycle of Earwig

The Life Cycle of Earwig is immediately identifiable by the pincer-like forceps at the end of the body. The female is unusual among insects for the maternal care she gives to her young. Most...
This strange-looking beast is the larva of the Purple Hairstreak butterfly. You can see how effectively it hides amongst the twigs pretending to be an innocuous leaf bud.

12 Images to Understand the Butterfly Life Cycle

I - All butterflies go through the same basic Butterfly Life Cycle. The eggs of a butterfly, when seen up close, are very intricately constructed, but the reason why a mystery remains. This is...

Make Your Own Butterfly Garden

One of the most popular ways of assisting with butterfly conservation is by planting lots of suitable food plants in the Butterfly Garden. The most helpful plants are those which flower late in the...
How to Keep and Rear Butterflies? Butterflies can be easy to raise from egg to adult, or they can be next to impossible, depending on the species.

How to Keep and Rear Butterflies?

How to Keep and Rear Butterflies? Butterflies can be easy to raise from egg to adult, or they can be next to impossible, depending on the species. It also depends on how much time...

Petaloudes – A Valley of Butterflies

“Petaloudes” in Switzerland is well known as the “valley of Butterflies”, is located on the western side of the Greek island of Rhods, almost 25 KM away from the city near the Village Kalamonas....

The Evolution of Butterflies

The story of butterfly evolution is incomplete; butterflies are inherently so delicate that their remains are very rarely preserved there’re therefore several gaps in our knowledge. Insects first made an appearance about 400 million...

The Migration of Monarch Butterflies

The Migration of Monarch Butterflies is the world rarest phenomenon. The Mexican mountain where orange, black Monarch butterflies gather in countless numbers. They cover 10 ACRES after a 3,400-mile journey from the U.S. where...

The Basic Life Cycle of Butterfly

Well, all butterflies and moths go through the same basic life cycle. The Basic Life Cycle of Butterfly starts out as eggs are also known as “ova” and when these hatches, they do so...

Butterfly Classification – How are They Named?

Most Butterfly Classification has an English name and all have a Latin one. Their scientific label is derived from the “Binomial” system which was first used by Carl Linnaeus (Properly written Carl Von Linne). ...

What is Difference Between a Butterfly and Moth?

What is the Difference Between a Butterfly and Moth? One of the most common questions any lepidopterist is asked by members of the public concerns the difference between a Butterfly and Moth? The question is...

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