A Butterfly as Pests

A Butterfly as Pests causing concern in Europe is the Geranium Bronze (Cacyreus Marshalli) which is the family lycaenidae. Originally from South Africa where its larval food plant was the geranium or pelargonium somehow...

Butterfly Valley Fethiye, Turkey

Butterfly Valley is located about 15 kilometers south of Ölüdeniz and 30 km south of Fethiye. The Butterfly Valley is protected by the World Heritage Foundation and gets it's name from the exclusive butterfly...

The Butterfly Winter Sleepers

The cold weather of winter poses a major problem to many creatures. The peacock, small tortoiseshell and brimstone are three butterflies that opt for hibernation in the adult form until spring. The beautiful peacock...
The Ant lift a paving slab or turn over a large stone in the garden, and the chances are that you will find a colony of black garden ants.

The Black Garden Ant

The Black Garden Ant lift a paving slab or turn over a large stone in the garden, and the chances are that you will find a colony of black garden ants. This species takes...
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...

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