More ideas from S
https://flic.kr/p/LrH9Hm | H. melpomene plesseni x malleti | Ecuador, mariposario in Mindo.  There are zones where hybrids are easily obtained, such as the hybrid zone between races of Heliconius melpomene in Eastern Ecuador.

https://flic.kr/p/LrH9Hm | H. melpomene plesseni x malleti | Ecuador, mariposario in Mindo. There are zones where hybrids are easily obtained, such as the hybrid zone between races of Heliconius melpomene in Eastern Ecuador.

https://flic.kr/p/8j5xFd | Hypolimnas bolina f 0706 | A dark colour form of the female.

https://flic.kr/p/8j5xFd | Hypolimnas bolina f 0706 | A dark colour form of the female.

https://flic.kr/p/edVjon | Silvereye 9163 | Silvereye, Zosterops lateralis. South Hobart, on the slopes of  Mount Wellington. See Wildlife in a South Hobart garden on my blog for context.

https://flic.kr/p/edVjon | Silvereye 9163 | Silvereye, Zosterops lateralis. South Hobart, on the slopes of Mount Wellington. See Wildlife in a South Hobart garden on my blog for context.

https://flic.kr/p/eb8vSx | Lynx or "Araneus"? 8937 | This small spider (3 - 4mm) has the spiky legs, and has adopted the stance and hunting strategy (sit on a leaf and wait), of a Lynx but I can't find a match for it in my usual places. Suggestions welcome, as always.

https://flic.kr/p/eb8vSx | Lynx or "Araneus"? 8937 | This small spider (3 - 4mm) has the spiky legs, and has adopted the stance and hunting strategy (sit on a leaf and wait), of a Lynx but I can't find a match for it in my usual places. Suggestions welcome, as always.

https://flic.kr/p/fwRk33 | Salticid in retreat 5828 | Jumping spider in an unusual retreat on coastal mangrove.  The retreat is a dead leaf but must have been rolled into a tube while still green, whether by its current occupant or some other means. Sorry it's a bit out of focus, but every time I moved the retreat to make a better shot possible, the spider ducked back inside.

https://flic.kr/p/fwRk33 | Salticid in retreat 5828 | Jumping spider in an unusual retreat on coastal mangrove. The retreat is a dead leaf but must have been rolled into a tube while still green, whether by its current occupant or some other means. Sorry it's a bit out of focus, but every time I moved the retreat to make a better shot possible, the spider ducked back inside.

https://flic.kr/p/fjA62N | Fly? 9979 | On a grass stem, so it's not very big - maybe 5mm without the antennae. Taken during a mid-summer visit to Scotland. More info and tags to come.

https://flic.kr/p/fjA62N | Fly? 9979 | On a grass stem, so it's not very big - maybe 5mm without the antennae. Taken during a mid-summer visit to Scotland. More info and tags to come.

https://flic.kr/p/Uw2cQv | lithops Gracilidelineata var Waldroniae.

https://flic.kr/p/Uw2cQv | lithops Gracilidelineata var Waldroniae.

https://flic.kr/p/TfATFi | Nice bright Astro flower.Outside.

https://flic.kr/p/TfATFi | Nice bright Astro flower.Outside.

https://flic.kr/p/k2F2Uu | Niebla isidiascens | Conejo Mountain, Santa Monica Mts, southern California, 20111019

https://flic.kr/p/k2F2Uu | Niebla isidiascens | Conejo Mountain, Santa Monica Mts, southern California, 20111019