Pink Velour Crepe Myrtle

Crepe Myrtle or Crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica)  is a species of flowering plant in the genus Lagerstroemia in the family Lythraceae.

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Syrphid Flies

Syrphid Flies also called Hover Flies or Flower Flies, make up the insect family Syrphidae. The adults of Syrphid Flies feed mainly on nectar and pollen, while the larvae (maggots) eat a wide range of foods. In some species, the larvae are saprotrophs, eating decaying plant and animal matter. In other species, the larvae are insectivores and prey on aphids, thrips, and other plant-sucking insects.

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White Wild Flower

I shot these white wild flowers in district Buner, NWFP, during my visit in May 2008.

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White Wild Flower

Tradescantia pallida Flowers

Wandering Jew or Purple Heart (Scientific name: Tradescantia pallida) is an evergreen perennial plant of scrambling stature native to the Gulf Coast region of Mexico. It is distinguished by elongated, pointed leaves - themselves glaucous green, fringed with red or purple - and bearing small, sterile three-petaled flowers of white, pink or purple. Widely used as an ornamental plant in gardens and borders, as a ground cover or hanging plant.

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Red Bug Eggs

These pictures are of some unknown bug eggs, I found in my grapes plant. Any help in identification would be highly appreciated.

Red Bug Eggs Pictures
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Red bug eggs on leaf

Black Soldier Fly

Black soldier flies (Hermetia illucens) mating pictures

Flesh Flies

Flesh Flies Pictures
Grey Flesh Flies
Grey Flesh Flies
Grey Flesh Flies

White Satin Moth

White Satin Moth (Leucoma salicis)
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Stray Dogs

Stray dogs, one of the things we have in abundance in Pakistan. Pakistan has one of the world's highest rates of rabies—an estimated 2000–5000 human cases per year.

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Death's Head Hawk Moth

The name Death's-head Hawk moth (Bee Robber or Bee Tiger Hawk) is a collective name for three species Acherontia atropos, Acherontia styx and Acherontia lachesis of moth in the genus Acherontia, family Sphingidae (Hawlk Moths). These moths can be easily identified by the skull-like pattern on their thorax. The pictures here are of specie Acherontia styx moth found in Asia. The larvae eat plants in the nightshade family. The moth use their short proboscis to feed on honey, rotting fruit, and tree sap.

Death's Head Hawk Moth
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Deaths Head Hawkmoth Larva
Death Head Moth Caterpillar
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Death Head Moth Caterpillar

Yellow Prickly Pear Cactus Flowers

Prickly pear cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica) also known as Indian fig opuntia or barbary fig is a species of cactus in family Cactaceae. It grows wildly in barren and hilly areas. It's fruit know as "Tuna" is edible and are available in the local market. Due to low level of sugar in Tuna it's recommended to patients with diabetes .

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Melon Fly-Bactrocera cucurbitae

This fruit fly called Melon Fly (Bactrocera cucurbitae) belong to family Tephritidae. It's a pest of economical importance and mainly affects plants such as cucumbers, pumpkins, rockmelons, squash, watermelons, but also chillies, green beans, mangoes, papayas, tomatoes, citrus and stone fruits. It's a body length of about 6-8 mm. In pictures below you see a Melon Fly damaging pumpkin.

Melon Fly (Bactrocera cucurbitae)
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Blue Bottle Fly

The blue bottle fly or bottlebee (Calliphora vomitoria) is a common blow-fly, with an average size of 8–10 mm, they are slightly larger than houseflies.

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