A big selection of shots of insects, flora, landscapes, etc. taken with the new Tamron Macro 90mm f2.8 lens during my travels during the last week. Again any ideas on some of the species would be appreciated.
|Bombus muscorum variation allenellus, Inis Meáin, this form is only found on the Aran Islands.|
|Bombus muscorum, Inishbofin, the normal form.|
|Chrysotoxum festivum, a hoverfly that mimics a wasp.|
|Episyrphus balteatus Marmalade Hoverfly, Inishbofin.|
|Eristalis sp. - nemorum?|
|Eristalinus sepulchrais, the lower hairy eyes are a clincher|
|Helophilus pendulus, Knockboy.|
|Common Red Soldier Beetle Rhagonchya fulva|
|Cinnabar moth on Ragwort.|
|Dark Green Fritillary, Inis Meáin.|
|Larvae Ladybird, looks like it came straight out of the set from Men in Black.|
|Irish Moiled Cow, Inish Meáin, traditional Irish breed.|
|Mweenish Island with the Twelve Bens in the background.|
|Peacock caterpillars feeding on Nettles.|
The large black fly with orange at the wing roots looks like a Tachinid (very spiny).ReplyDelete
The pic above Rhagonycha fulva is Xylota segnis, a hoverfly that doesn't look like a hoverfly: runs over leaves scooping up dropped pollen.
The Helophilus looks to be H. pendulus.
Hi Stuart, thanks for the corrections. I only just found your own blog, lots of great shots and info, keep it up. Thanks.ReplyDelete