Nectar Archive

  •   Perdita Minima Facts   First of all, the incredible Perdita Minima ranks as one of the most fascinating of bees to some people. That’s because they stay so tiny […]

    Perdita Minima

      Perdita Minima Facts   First of all, the incredible Perdita Minima ranks as one of the most fascinating of bees to some people. That’s because they stay so tiny […]

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  • Hummingbird Fuchsia Facts   First of all, many consider the Hummingbird Fuchsia to be among the most beautiful of all shrubs. The size of this plant, and its tendency to […]

    Hummingbird Fuchsia

    Hummingbird Fuchsia Facts   First of all, many consider the Hummingbird Fuchsia to be among the most beautiful of all shrubs. The size of this plant, and its tendency to […]

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  •   The Velvet Ant is the collective term for of any of the more than 3000 species of  insect. These insects are actually wasps…being neither bee nor ant.  Now THAT is […]

    Velvet Ant

      The Velvet Ant is the collective term for of any of the more than 3000 species of  insect. These insects are actually wasps…being neither bee nor ant.  Now THAT is […]

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  •   The Ornithoptera Chimaera is an insect so are that it HAS no common name! This beautiful (and it IS… isn’t it?) butterfly is a member the birdwing family. The […]

    Ornithoptera Chimaera

      The Ornithoptera Chimaera is an insect so are that it HAS no common name! This beautiful (and it IS… isn’t it?) butterfly is a member the birdwing family. The […]

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  •   Bee Fly is the collective term for a unique (and often adorable!) family of insects. The name (naturally!) derives from their resemblance to various bees. There are more than […]

    Bee Fly

      Bee Fly is the collective term for a unique (and often adorable!) family of insects. The name (naturally!) derives from their resemblance to various bees. There are more than […]

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  •   The beautiful Ceylon Rose is one of the most endangered insects on earth (proof that beauty is no protection against man’s devastation of the environment). The greatest threats to […]

    Ceylon Rose

      The beautiful Ceylon Rose is one of the most endangered insects on earth (proof that beauty is no protection against man’s devastation of the environment). The greatest threats to […]

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  •   The Clouded Sulphur Butterfly looks like a little bundle of yellow cotton, doesn’t it? But they have a dark secret. This little “Beauty” is also a bit of a […]

    Clouded Sulphur Butterfly

      The Clouded Sulphur Butterfly looks like a little bundle of yellow cotton, doesn’t it? But they have a dark secret. This little “Beauty” is also a bit of a […]

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  •   Milkweed is the name of a genus of unique plants endemic to North America. There are 140 known species in the genus. All are endemic to either the continental […]

    Milkweed

      Milkweed is the name of a genus of unique plants endemic to North America. There are 140 known species in the genus. All are endemic to either the continental […]

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  •   Plume Moth is the collective name for any of the approximately 1,000 Lepidoptera species within a uniquely evolved family. Each of these possesses uniquely and distinctively shaped wings. Their […]

    Plume Moth

      Plume Moth is the collective name for any of the approximately 1,000 Lepidoptera species within a uniquely evolved family. Each of these possesses uniquely and distinctively shaped wings. Their […]

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  •   The Crane Fly is the collective name for any one of 4,250 known species worldwide. The various species of this insect range greatly in size. Some tropical species may […]

    Crane Fly

      The Crane Fly is the collective name for any one of 4,250 known species worldwide. The various species of this insect range greatly in size. Some tropical species may […]

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