Tiny spider on a rock
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Shieldbug in the morning mist
Bory's Orchid, a Greek endemic, growing in the wild on Crete. Listed as vulnerable in the IUCN red list.
Southern Skimmer (Orthetrum brunneum) female dragonfly.
Fritillary growing in the wild, on the island of Crete, in Greece.
Violet Dropwing (Trithemis annulata) male dragonfly.
Iris unguicularis ssp. cretensis, a species of iris endemic to Crete, Greece.
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).
Southern Skimmer (Orthetrum brunneum) male dragonfly.
Scarlet Darter (Crocothemis erythraea) male
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)