Full-time haunted the world of insects could be called a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae - perlamutrovok. This metaphor is especially true for large species, usually found in sparse forests, parks, gardens. One of these species — perlamutrovka pandora. Strong and fast, with color, very suitable for habitats, where a lot of sunspots beneath the canopy of trees, the butterfly as a bat, a little on melknuv lit space, dissolved in air. But This is not perlamutrovke alien spaces, filled with sunlight and the scent of herbs.It was Read more [...]
From different sides three times I hear a noisy splashdown duck, but my Duck Creek is notPhoto: Andrew Deriugin Died down shots, loud and silent, joyful voices of people yearning for hunting and old friends. On the pond again silence and relative peace. Here at this time, and most of all I like to hunt.This is the time when the tender September sun, touching the tips of his last ray of forests, reluctantly dissolve within its walls, painting the sky in shades of crimson. When you hear the wind, walking in the reeds, whistling duck elastic wings in late afternoon dusk and call kryakovoy Read more [...]
One one-half of the Mothman. Photograph: Litigate Chen via ShutterstockMore Monstrosity Run GhostsMinnesota Iceman ChupacabraGood off Master Street in Detail Pleasant, Westward Virginia, thither is a 12-foot-tall stainless statue that looks similar a chromium-plate mosquito, but with bat wings and humming legs and an fantastically well-defined stomach. The stain it stands in put-upon to be called Gunn Green, but the describe was changed to accolade the statue and the bod it represents. Now they vociferation it Mothman Parkland.The statue was divinatory to be eventide weirder. Read more [...]
They flocked from all over the world, and a motley bunch of dipped in the museum hall.
Modest Belyankov and urticaria native Ural side and cast pearl guest from South America, prozrachnokrylye dragonflies and spread like a sail, sailing their wings, tiny bugs and beetles giants. About three thousand insects appeared before the audience at the show, which opened at the Museum-Reserve, and almost all of them are assembled, as emphasized by presenting a new exhibition, senior researcher Galina Kotin, one man alone VI Markin, metallurgical engineer and collector-entomologist.
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XT Wings Picture: Terrycloth HeffernanGravelly AND StaticAdjoin the silver-tip of dog runners. The XT Wings are ruffian, unstoppable in tough terrain, and, topper of all, quicker than their heftiness suggests. A unsubtle cad foot and median pronation supporting supply constancy on both flats and descents, spell the pull-cord thrashing delivers a close-fitting fit for crafty footwork. With a sturdy toe precaution and built man-made exoskeleton structured into a windy speed, this skid is protective but not sultry. The outsole is not as grippy as others in its form, though, and Read more [...]
True flies (Latin: Muscidae) - Family Brachycera insects, which includes about 5 thousand species, divided by more than 100 births. Biology real flies is very diverse, and its hard to describe, in general. Body black, occasionally yellowish, also happens with an iron shine (blue or greenish). Top body is covered with hairs and bristles in length from 2 to 20 mm. Members of the family own a single pair of membranous wings and a pair zhuzhalets transformed from the hind wings. His head flies real pretty big, mobile, with all this in the form of mouthparts adapted for sucking proboscis or sucking Read more [...]
Swallow Arena Sunday. You tempt friends ended to ticker the punt. You crack pizza, fries, cheese-flavored somethings, slaw slathered in BBQ sauce, etcetera. They remark your culinary immatureness, swat the basketful of chickenhearted sticks out of your workforce, bequeath, ne'er restitution.Actually, Swallow Roll Sunday does not ask edification. According to the Subject Poulet Council's 2014 Flank Study, Americans are set to take 1.25 million white-livered wings this February s, disregarding of who wins. And Domino's Pizza has tallied their turnout for this limited juncture at 11 zillion slices Read more [...]
Leonardo da Vinci painted the most beautiful in the world of angels. And because of these angels do not exist, the images of angels that he has written, are the most credible, the most luxurious, the most magical and enchanting of all the other images.All this is strange, because Leonardo was not a particularly religious man. Although the exhibition of his work in 2011 at the National Gallery, he was presented as a religious painter, in his writings about there is nothing that would indicate that the Christian religion was a part of their daily personal lives. Shopping lists in his notebook, Read more [...]
Away Cartridge, October 1998DepredationA Endowment for KillThe fell links of the nutrient string, terrifically revealedBy Bernd Heinrich Ereally April since I was a kid, a duad of goshawks deliver reinforced their snuggle in a slow plantation of pines on Selector Mound, dear my generate's belongings in Maine. Our folk has had a longsighted kinship with this brace: More erstwhile I recall mymother stomping out of the household with a scattergun in script Read more [...]
Collecting beetles, Orthoptera, Diptera and Hymenoptera, and hunting for butterflies - one of the most interesting classes, especially when traveling in the tropics. The only country in the world where it can not deal with by natural causes - in Iceland, there are only four insect species and two species of flies, moths, and several species of beetles (beetles), and all. No ants, no mosquitoes, no butterflies. So there would not grow large trees, rather, are growing, but not multiply - pollinate none. There are still a number of countries from which prohibit the export of insects: Europe, USA, Read more [...]
Tree up to 20-30 m in height. The diameter of the barrel in direct average is 80 cm, but rarely reaches 1 even 2 meters in young tree bark is smooth, light gray, the old - a dark, cracked, and at the base of the trunk sometimes peeling long plates. Young olive-green shoots covered brown-red hairs are hollow. On the branches of the large oblong lenticels. Complex is very large pinnate leaves: 30-40 to 18-25 cm for mature trees and 60-75 by 40-45 cm in the young growth. Each compound leaf has between 25 and oblong leaflets.
Blooms in April - May. Flowers in catkins, male and female on separate Read more [...]
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Each hunter must learn cultural distinguish the main species of birds and especially harmful predators.
It is important to be able to identify birds in the field, sometimes at a considerable distance. The main concerns when considering their characteristics should be given to the forms (silhouette) flying birds (Fig.43), the features of their flight behavior, typical of habitats habitat, size, and the most characteristic features of their color.
Hawk. Some of the most harmful of raptors - hawks and goshawks hawk "- live in wooded areas of our country that determine the nature of Read more [...]
Grasshoppers, unfortunately, are often confused by the names, songs and appearance of locusts and even crickets. Often in literature, a description of a picture of a summer day, you meet these jumpers and strekotunov, but, alas, too "in arbitrary form." So first, let's see who is who: a nature lover and naturalist, is to know the future is necessary.
Grasshoppers - is mostly large insects, with very long (often longer than the body), a thin mustache, slim, beautiful body, only some species are wingless stout. The females rear solid "Sabre" - ovipositor. Males chirping Read more [...]
Animal artist NN Kondakov, author of many accurate scientific picture of a fish, insects, birds and animals in many books, including the latest edition of "Life of Animals" and the Great Soviet Encyclopedia, congratulated me something to do with the holiday, saying: "I hope that in your Reserves for insects too elves divorced, and you, with your love of the unusual, they certainly seem - will not hide as from the bad people! "and drawn herein elf, he currently represents them.
Nikolai got, as they say, spot on. Is that "my" elves look a little bit different: delicate Read more [...]
Waterway injury arises from the action of water wings, propellers, anchors, with compression of the body between the bead and pier, etc.
Damage caused by parts of the underwater wings fast-moving ships, reminiscent of the effects of non-acute wounds chopping things.
Since the strike on underwater wings applied at an angle to the body, often seen at the edges of wounds osadnenie, forming "pockets" and even scalp skin.
Damaged propellers formed by sucking human water jet boat. The blades are very sharp edges and cause significant damage. In this case, attention is drawn to a parallel Read more [...]
One day in early childhood, I read about a man who disappeared a shadow. This tale struck my fancy, and then I warily glanced at his shadow - Intact if not behind it from where I was. But the shadow was behaving as it should, is not following me through the fields and roads dark silhouette with a net sticking out the side, becoming the end of the day, when sun bow down to a close, surprisingly lanky. Even sometimes prevented him from working, when accidentally falls on insect, which is going to take a net, it immediately gets scared and fly away. We have to always remember their shadows come Read more [...]
Annual plant height from 10 to 100 cm, with diverging branches, shortly pubescent hard rough hair. The leaves are long, thread-like, semi-cylindrical or cylindrical, covered with short bristles at the base of a little extension on the end of a gristly bristle. Bisexual flowers in long, dense spike inflorescence, with short, almost subulate at-colored leaves that have greatly expanded the grounds surrounding the flower; bracteoles shorter and more narrow. Perianth of bare hulled usually serrated leaves, with fruits on the back with short leathery wings. Shares tepals above wings membranous covering Read more [...]
Young SIRF feared nobody. And whom to fear if nature has given this large forest fly-zhurchalku unusual dress! If what the artist put SIRF near feisty wasp, and looking at her, held a small brush on a black body flies bright yellow stripes, exactly the same as that of a wasp. SIRF, completely defenseless, did not have to hide from the sharp beaks of birds, and of the terrible jaws of predators, dragonflies. Noticeable even from a distance black and yellow pattern, as if copied from zhalonosnoy wasps baffled every lover eat insects. And wasps in the woods all feared: who has ever experienced Read more [...]
Today I have a chance, I discovered (of course, only for myself, because I'm sure that it's long been known to entomologists), one of the many mysteries of the insect world. Secret of deciphering which struggled for many years.
Every summer, I bring up the tracks. This is very interesting work: we must be able to pick up food, may create more natural conditions for life, to pupate, and then patiently wait for the adult insect. And most of the advance and do not know what kind of butterfly comes out of the pupa and when that happens, a month or a year. Usually all goes well caterpillars Read more [...]