We found the most amazing poppies walking today.
The bug is not a bee or wasp, but a hoverfly (family Syrphidae); beyond that identification I won’t venture. 22 more words
Helophilus pendulus is a common European hoverfly sometimes nicknamed the footballer fly due to its distinctive strip – Hull City maybe? The Latin means “hanging marsh-lover” – the larvae can be found in a variety of waterbodies, from lakes and rivers to ditches and puddles. 43 more words
I have been looking at a variety of things and taking photographs through my phone.
The following images were taken through the microscope.
From the recent PMS box – stonefly nymph mouthparts. 68 more words