DRAGONFLIES

Prospekt Fauna, Intresting facts

Photo 1. The emperor dragonfly (Anax imperator) is one of Croatia’s largest dragonflies. (Photo by Nina Trinajstić) DRAGONFLIES Dragonflies, insects of the order Odonata (meaning …

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Prospekt Fauna, Intresting facts

Photo 1. A male beautiful jumper spider, photographed while stalking prey on a sunlit limestone rock. (Photo by M. Randić) JUMPING SPIDERS In the environs …

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Prospekt Fauna, Intresting facts

Photo 1. The star-shaped web of a star-web spider (Uroctea durandi), hiding in the crack of a decayed oak trunk (Photo by M. Randić) INTERESTING …

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Prospekt Fauna, Intresting facts

Photo 1. The book Leptiri Hrvatske (Butterflies of Croatia) states that the oak hawk moth (Marumba quercus) can be found rarely and only locally, and …

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Prospekt Fauna, Intresting facts

Photo 1. The caterpillar of the spurge hawk moth is preparing for pupation. Pupation lasts through the winter and the first generation of moths emerges …