Nicole Vanderlee

Nicole Vanderlee

77
Followers
63
Following
Nicole Vanderlee
More ideas from Nicole
Habitat: CubaStatus: No conservation concerns Are these not the most breathtakingly beautiful snails you’ve ever seen?? They’re called Painted Snails..

CUBAN PAINTED SNAIL Polymita picta ©Adrián González Guillén Polymita picta, common name the “Cuban land snail” or the “painted snail”, is a species of large, air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family.

Picasso Bug

The Picasso Bug : The incredible insect looks like its been hand-painted by an artist. Sphaerocoris annulus, common names Picasso Bug or Zulu Hud Bug, is a species of shield-backed bugs belonging to the family Scutelleridae.

An Orchid Mantis. Next to the butterfly, possibly the most beautiful insect I have ever seen.

Clever praying mantis disguised as an orchid. That insectoid flower (or floral insect) is an orchid mantis (Hymenopus coronatus). Like all mantids, it is predatory. Don't let that pink fool you; the orchid mantis will eat any small bugs within its reach.

Are these not the most breathtakingly beautiful snails you’ve ever seen?? They’re called Painted Snails or Cuban Land Snails (Polymita picta) and so they are appropriately found in Cuba. All of these stunning photos were taken by Flickr user Adrián González Guillén

PAINTED SNAIL - or CUBAN LAND SNAIL - (Polymita picta) ©Adrián González Guillén Their common name the “Cuban land snail” or the “painted snail”, is a species of large, air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family.