Insects

Stag-beetle

The Lucanus Cervus or Stag Beetle is one of the biggest insects in the Iberian fauna. The male, with its enlarged mandibles, is particularly spectacular-looking. There are more than 40 species throughout Europe, reaching Occidental Russia.

Dung Beetle

Its scientific name is Scarabeus Laticollis. There are different sub-families such as Scarabaeus, Sisyphus and Phanaeus Vindex. It is an insect that feeds on feces. The Dung Beetle is medium-size, with strong hairy legs. Its antennae had nine joints that end in maces. It can be black, blue, green, brownish, yellow or red, sometimes iridescent, metallic or with dark spots.

Ant

Ants are social insects with a distinctive node-like body structure. Their body is clearly divided into three segments: head, mesosoma and metasoma. They have a characteristic slender waist.

Mosquito

'Mosquito' is a generic term used to name different families of insects from the Diptera order, more specifically from the Nematocera order.

Scorpion

Scorpions are arthropod animals within the class Arachnida, in which other animals such as dust mites, spiders are ticks are included.

Dragonfly

Dragonflies are insects that belong to the order Odonata and to the infraorder Anisoptera. They had long multifaceted eyes, two pairs of transparent wings and an elongated body.

Butterfly II

Butterflies belong to the order Lepidoptera (from Greek 'lepis' meaning 'scale' and 'pteron' meaning 'wing').

Wasp

There are lots of types of wasps, with different habits and structural features. They can be roughly divided into social and solitary wasps.

Fly

Flies are insects of the order Diptera. Their body is divided into head, thorax and abdomen. They have a pair of fully developed wings and a pair of hind wings that help flies to balance during flight.


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