We discovered a new insect on our balcony and learned that it is the male Fig tree borer - Neoptychodes trilineatus (Linnaeus, 1771). The Fig tree borer (Neoptychodes trilineatus) is a species of flat-faced longhorn beetles, in the family Cerambycidae, and subfamily Lamiinae; it has three white longitudinal bands (hence its Latin name - trilineatus). The … Continue reading The Fig Tree Borer – Neoptychodes trilineatus
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 … Continue reading Photos: The Gymnetis Lanius Beetle On Moringa Blossoms
Sixth photo: A photo of striped longhorn beetle (Derancistrus lineatus) found on our grapefruit tree which I flicked unto the grass. It has black and white stripes, red legs and red antlers.
Today I share a couple of random photos which were taken all around our home. Photo #1) Title: Stout Shadow, Slender Insect. . A picture of a black insect on our wall. The insect may be a long-necked seed bug. a couple more photos:
Today I share a couple of random photos which were taken all around our home. Photo #2) Title: Albino Woodlouse On The Underside Of A Rock The remaining photos are those of an ordinary woodlouse
Today I share a couple of random photos which were taken all around our home. Photo #3) Title: The Dusty Web Of An Orb-weaver Spider