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by Conchiolin
Mon Jul 06, 2009 10:22 am
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Coleopteran
Replies: 2
Views: 9750

check this out.

viewtopic.php?t=1481&highlight=almond+beatle

I think it's the same beetle.
by Conchiolin
Tue Jun 30, 2009 6:37 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Coleopteran
Replies: 2
Views: 9750

Coleopteran

I'm sorry for interrupting such beautiful posts in order to show such a dreaded beast as the one in this post. This species belongs to the longhorned beetle, now to my knowledge these beetles are the cause for the decimation of the mulberry tree population in malta. Other species feed on fig trees a...
by Conchiolin
Tue Nov 25, 2008 10:14 pm
Forum: Education and Quiz Mania
Topic: t_quiz2
Replies: 8
Views: 13366

the prodigal son- hehe
by Conchiolin
Tue Oct 28, 2008 8:25 pm
Forum: Kingdom of Fungi
Topic: Wild mushrooms in Fgura garden
Replies: 5
Views: 17491

see guys here's the thing..... there are a lot of mushrooms on our islands and i think nobody has given really a rat's bottom about kingdom fungi in malta. The book of wildlife of the maltese islands is very poor and it gives only the most pecuiliar looking or most common mushrooms. As jackpot said ...
by Conchiolin
Wed Oct 15, 2008 8:42 pm
Forum: Ornamentals and cultivated plants in Malta
Topic: quiz
Replies: 14
Views: 21484

aawwwwwwwwww maaaaaaaann that is just siiiiiiiiiicccckkk besides i like those emoticons of yours jackpot they're hardcore. :-D :-D :-D
by Conchiolin
Wed Oct 15, 2008 8:36 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: A moth
Replies: 8
Views: 16856

yep i agree with you Mr.jon. Insect population is dwindling except for flies and maggots.......nope those are not dwindling bloody hell!

turns out that these moths are no easy job to classify now are they?
by Conchiolin
Wed Oct 15, 2008 8:31 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Butterfly
Replies: 7
Views: 16942

Hey thanks jonagius! hmmm things are getting interesting.......
by Conchiolin
Sat Oct 11, 2008 9:25 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: A borage eating caterpillar
Replies: 5
Views: 15378

OOOps what i meant to say was without your help this post would have never been solved sorry, awful mistake....... i'm dead tired ............friggin school and all....
by Conchiolin
Sat Oct 11, 2008 9:23 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: A borage eating caterpillar
Replies: 5
Views: 15378

Great! thanks Mr.jonagius without your help this post has been finally solved.

So admin now you got the larva and the adult. that's great right?

Peace out.......
by Conchiolin
Mon Sep 22, 2008 10:55 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Yellow-Black striped wasp
Replies: 2
Views: 8193

congratulations you found a common potter wasp which I think is not common at all.

Eumenes lunulatus.
by Conchiolin
Mon Sep 22, 2008 10:52 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: A moth
Replies: 8
Views: 16856

Yep, of course you can.
by Conchiolin
Mon Sep 22, 2008 4:44 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: A moth
Replies: 8
Views: 16856

Yep you're right admin it is the torrida after all.

Thanks that means i have both the D.algira and the D.torrida in my collection. Note that the torrida is harder to find.

Thanks a lot chief!
by Conchiolin
Sat Sep 20, 2008 10:44 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: A moth
Replies: 8
Views: 16856

Read this post and see what you think:

viewtopic.php?t=1275
by Conchiolin
Fri Sep 19, 2008 11:28 am
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Butterfly
Replies: 7
Views: 16942

Thanks a lot Haas. Yes the one on mepa database is not really clear.
by Conchiolin
Sat Sep 13, 2008 10:35 am
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Butterfly
Replies: 7
Views: 16942

Butterfly

What do you think about this one folks.
by Conchiolin
Sat Sep 13, 2008 10:23 am
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: A moth
Replies: 8
Views: 16856

A moth

Hello people its been a while since i posted but alas my interest in insects is not waning but growing and getting stronger. But enough of this poetry! take a look at this beauty and post a comment. Now i remember jonagius posting a very interesting topic about these kind of moths. according to the ...
by Conchiolin
Mon Jun 23, 2008 6:29 am
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: harvestman?
Replies: 0
Views: 7627

harvestman?

What is this species... It's definitely a harvestman hence family phalangidae.

So waddya think guys?
by Conchiolin
Sun May 18, 2008 9:23 am
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: bahrija ohra
Replies: 3
Views: 10112

Synthymia fixia---Bahrija tas-Silla tal-Moghoz.
by Conchiolin
Fri Apr 25, 2008 1:32 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: caterpillar
Replies: 6
Views: 14838

it's just so beautiful.......................
by Conchiolin
Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:44 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Hairy orchid....
Replies: 17
Views: 19545

No it wasn't i found it elsewhere. I really don't want to specify where cause i think i would be endagering such a species on our islands. Yes i think this one lacked the speculum.

Beautiful profile for the plant btw.
by Conchiolin
Mon Mar 31, 2008 8:02 am
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Hairy orchid....
Replies: 17
Views: 19545

Woow. Beautiful orchid, checking out its profile now. Thanks Mr.Weber.
by Conchiolin
Sun Mar 30, 2008 9:12 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Hairy orchid....
Replies: 17
Views: 19545

Hairy orchid....

Hi guys i sucketh when it comes to plants, but i just love orchids. Found this orchid and would like to know the species name and what insect does it imitate.
by Conchiolin
Mon Mar 24, 2008 11:37 am
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Sex on the garigue
Replies: 9
Views: 16488

You're having sex with a flower you moron!!
by Conchiolin
Mon Mar 24, 2008 8:35 am
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Heteropteran
Replies: 6
Views: 15342

By the way i found this bug on sicilian squill at dingli and i must say this plant is very popular with insects.
by Conchiolin
Mon Mar 24, 2008 8:20 am
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Heteropteran
Replies: 6
Views: 15342

The plant he's on right now is Medicago polymorpha. I'm not sure if it's the plant he feeds on....

The following is the Capsodes lineolatus right:
by Conchiolin
Sun Mar 23, 2008 8:52 am
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Heteropteran
Replies: 6
Views: 15342

Thanks.. :-D

Youch family: Lygaeidae such a big family on our islands.

Could it be the Asphodel bug....Capsodes lineolatus?
by Conchiolin
Sun Mar 23, 2008 8:31 am
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Sex on the garigue
Replies: 9
Views: 16488

WOOW! How did you capture such a scene!!
by Conchiolin
Sat Mar 22, 2008 3:21 pm
Forum: Reptiles and Amphibians
Topic: My first decent photo of a Snake from Malta
Replies: 13
Views: 28232

Yay a coluber! I love those forked-tounge b**tards they keep the rat population low! They are beneficial creatures but can sometimes be a bit troublesome too.
by Conchiolin
Sat Mar 22, 2008 3:15 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Heteropteran
Replies: 6
Views: 15342

Heteropteran

Hellllllo guys!

Met with this heteropteran and couldn't figure out what it was....
by Conchiolin
Thu Jan 24, 2008 7:52 pm
Forum: Open discussion about Maltese flora
Topic: The 21st Century Oxalis pes-caprae
Replies: 12
Views: 27444

Guys we're not controlling these plants we are aiding them to disperse. They are being planted as ornamentals in roundabouts etc!!!!