Iris unguicularis ssp. cretensis
Wolf Spider (family Lycosidae). Post-processed using Lightroom, Photoshop, onOne Perfect Effects 8 and Flypaper Textures.
Scarlet Darter (Crocothemis erythraea) male.
Red-veined Darter (Sympetrum fonscolombii) female dragonfly.
Keeled Skimmer (Orthetrum coerulescens) male dragonfly.
Eastern Willow Spreadwing (Lestes parvidens) male damselfly.
A tiny solitary bee collecting pollen from the flowers of a sea squill (Charybdis maritima).
Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina) butterfly, sucking nectar from the flowers of a Sea Squill (Charybdis maritima).
Southern Skimmer (Orthetrum brunneum) male dragonfly.
Scarlet Darter (Crocothemis erythraea) male
Banded Demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens) male
Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina) butterfly
Cretan Small Heath (Coenonympha thyrsis) is a species of butterfly endemic to the island of Crete, in Greece.
Found in the wild in the fields of Gious Kampos, Amari, Crete.
A species of crab spider.
Crab Spider (Thomisus onustus) with honeybee prey.
Rosy Garlic (Allium roseum), with a tiny beetle (probably Psilothrix viridicoerulea) sticking its head out of a bud :)
Green-bottle fly, a type of blowfly that is usually the first to "pay a visit" to a dead animal body...
A species of tulip endemic to Crete.
Tassel Hyacinth (Leopoldia comosa, synonym: Muscari comosum)
Speckled Wood butterfly (Pararge aegeria)
Tegenaria sp. in her funnel-shaped web
Dung-fly (Scathophaga stercoraria)
Blue-bottle Fly (Calliphora vomitoria) male
Paper Wasp (Polistes sp.) clinging on an Euphorbia plant, on a windy day.