Pollens wouldn’t be the same without those flying insects. They play a big role in the reproduction system of the flowers/plants, especially the bees. That’s why, I think, an insect definitely completes the picture a flower. Last week I signed … Continue reading
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Yellow On Yellow.
This butterfly (an Orange Sulphur, I think) seems to be hiding. It even chose a flower of its same color to go unnoticed… but not with my keen eyes.
Butterflies are made beautiful mostly because of their wings. And it’s heartbreaking to see them ripped. It makes me wonder what causes these wings to be torn like that. Maybe someone tried to capture them… or too much flapping. Or … Continue reading
Before They Have Wings.
Caterpillars are the larval stage of butterflies and moths (known as the order Lepidoptera.) This is said to be the longest stage for many Lepidoptera because they last from two weeks to a month. What they do most is eat … Continue reading
One Lovely Caterpillar.
This is among the list of my favorite insects; the color and the pattern on its skin are just lovely. I usually find this kind of swallowtail caterpillar in a citrus plant like calamansi. What I particularly like about this … Continue reading
A Hairstreak Butterfly.
Another rare find for me – a hairstreak butterfly; I don’t remember seeing this small butterfly before. Its’ wingspan is more or less 25mm and the upper wing side is dark brown in color, but I’m not sure if it … Continue reading
Three Butterflies And The Golden Drewdrop.
The Golden Drewdrop or the Duranta Erecta, also known as Skyflower and Pigeon Berry: I remember planting this over twenty years ago, and now this plant is more than ten feet high. It is such a delight seeing this plant … Continue reading
Blazing Red Eyes.
Butterflies and moths are one of the most well known insects. Although both are of Lepidopteran species, they have several differences that can be easily recognize. For one, butterflies are bright and colorful while moths possess a dull color. I … Continue reading
These are the Eastern Tailed-Blue butterflies. They are just about one inch wide with wings outstretched so people hardly notice them unlike the common, colorful butterflies that usually fly around one’s garden. We have plenty of these in our backyard… … Continue reading
Life: A Metamorphosis.
Metamorphosis: A transformation or a transition… a cycle or a phase. A change. All these tantamount to one absolute matter that is called life. Everyday, everything in this world is changing. And amidst at these one needs to look hard … Continue reading