Archive for insects

bees at work

Posted in Kids, pictures with tags , , , , , on September 13, 2015 by xi'an

horned scarab beetle

Posted in pictures with tags , on August 18, 2012 by xi'an

Spring-sects

Posted in pictures with tags , on May 1, 2011 by xi'an

  

Insect collection [live]

Posted in Kids, pictures with tags , , , on May 24, 2010 by xi'an

The Museum d’Histoire Naturelle has launched a large survey of pollen gathering insects all over France and asks volunteers to contribute their observations according to a rather simple protocol. (Well, not that simple: I tried to upload my series of pictures of the lilac tree at the back of my garden and failed…) I do not know how representative the data thus gathered will be nor how the biologists in charge of the study are going to use it but this is a neat idea nonetheless…