Photos: The Gymnetis Lanius Beetle On Moringa Blossoms

Today’s photos are of the Jamaican News Bug (Gymnetis lanius beetle) on the blossoms of the Moringa oleifera (Miracle Tree). View of its back. The four black spots on the thorax are diagnostic for this Scarabaeidae family specie of beetles. View of its bottom I read that this beetle is endemic to Jamaica, and because… Read More Photos: The Gymnetis Lanius Beetle On Moringa Blossoms

Nature’s Bread – The Breadfruit

I’ve always considered the breadfruit to be “nature’s bread“, having the right combination of nutrients that is suitable for our daily nutritional needs. This fruit, which is gluten free, is actually treated as a vegetable and may be prepared in various ways. The name of the breadfruit tree (Artocarpus altilis) contains the the combination of… Read More Nature’s Bread – The Breadfruit