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Coastal desert plain ~ bed of Wadi Dahab
bottom of a tide pool during low tide
Spotted at Napoleon Reef dive site, Dahab.
Tiny, body about 1 cm in length
about 1.5 cm long
spotted in a coastal desert wadi
small light-colored moth
small white/blue flowers
small white flowers, leaves slender and short
on a dried reseda plant
spotting #500 :-)
Seen at the sewers in Dahab
small winged insect
flowers can be yellow or violet
Young plant growing in a coastal desert wadi after recent rains.
Young plant growing in the desert wadis after recent rains.
Young plants growing in a coastal desert wadi after recent rains.
long narrow leaves, small white flowers
about 3 cm in length
Less than 1 cm in length
Spotted in a coastal desert wadi several months after a winter rain/flood
Maybe Amegilla quadrifasciata?
grazed by local herds of goats and sheep
in spring breeding plummage
aka Green Drab Moth
large black beetle, feeds on dead plant material
tiny (.4 cm in length) winged insects on a Pulicaria incisa flower
large green lynx spider on a caper flower
small black and white fly, about 1/2 cm long
small, about .8 cm in length, copper-colored; Buprestidae family
about 3 mm in length
about 5 cm in length, very camouflaged against rocks
large ants about 1 cm in length
small, dark-colored jumping spider, less than 1 cm in length
body about 2.5 cm in length, missing a leg
web built in corner between rocks, about 10 cm across
about 2 cm in length, very fast moving
about 1 cm in length
black with white stripes
called ودين الفاد (wideen el far) in Arabic, or "the ears of the mouse"
small, peachy-colored jumping spider
Tiny, about 4 mm long
1 cm in length