I had never heard about Anomaloninae. I took yesterday a picture of one fine looking insect, posted the image in a FB insect group, and got the ID in no time: Anomaloninae (siroahmanen in Finnish). So now we all know. 🙂 Anomaloninae is … Continue reading
The Finnish name – raatokärpäset = “corpse flies” – is much less alluring than Blow flies. So let’s use the family name “Calliphoridae“ – much more neutral. I know nothing about the flies, but they look great. All pictures taken in … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Finland, Nature, Photo, photography, Valokuvaus
Tagged blow fly, Calliphoridae, fly, insect, macro, Mäntsälä
European Peacock (Aglais io, in Finnish neitoperhonen) is one of the most beautiful and biggest butterflies we can see in Finland. It is also one of the few ones which hibernates as an adult. It is easy to recognize due to … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Finland, Nature, photography, Valokuvaus
Tagged Aglais io, butterfly, Canon, European Peacock, G3X, macro, neitoperhonen, perhonen
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Last summer was not good for insects in Finland, but mid September was warm enough for many flying bugs. Here are some images of Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta), one of the largest butterflies in Finland. I took those on 13 September … Continue reading
Where to go, thinks the bug (heteroptera) – the petals are my highways.