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 show a Jamaican green lizard on a tree trunk; it is also called the green anole, Jamaican giant anole (Anolis garmani), and the Jamaican crested anole. I read that the Jamaican green lizard will eat insects and other small lizards, as well as some vegetal matter [source: http://eol.org]. It is found mostly in the West Indies. Some … Continue reading The Jamaican Green Lizard And Why Some Jamaicans Are Afraid Of It
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