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0 0 Wall Brown; Saltacercas

Wall Brown; Saltacercas

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Female. Orange and brown medium butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is ...

0 0 Spring Squill; Escila de primavera

Spring Squill; Escila de primavera

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Small wild onion with white-bluish flowers.

3 0 Verdigris Agaric

Verdigris Agaric

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Small mushroom with green-blue cap ca. 3 cm in diameter. White specks of veil ...

1 0 Plums and Custard;  Tricoloma Rutilante

Plums and Custard; Tricoloma Rutilante

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Big mushroom with a 10 cm red cap and yellow gills. Spotted on a pine tree ...

1 0 Peeling oysterling

Peeling oysterling

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Small mushroom (less than 3 cm in diam.) with kidney shaped white caps that ...

1 0 Parmelina tiliacea

Parmelina tiliacea

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

It is a very common lichen, with big grey leafy-like tallus. Often on the bark ...

0 0 Mariposa pavo real; European peacock

Mariposa pavo real; European peacock

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

It is probably the most beautiful butterfly of Europe. It is a common butterfly ...

1 0 Chimney Sweeper; El deshollinador

Chimney Sweeper; El deshollinador

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Moth in the family Geometridae that flies during the day, preferably with ...

1 0 Dog rose sprout; Brote de rosal silvestre

Dog rose sprout; Brote de rosal silvestre

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Spring is finally here, at the mountains close to Madrid. Wild roses are ...

5 0 Net-marked parmelia

Net-marked parmelia

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Foliose lichen of grey-green color. Easy to identify due to the net-shaped ...

1 0 Blackthorn; Endrino

Blackthorn; Endrino

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Probably blackthorn, since only the flowers could be seen, no leaves and no ...

5 0 Ramalina farinacea

Ramalina farinacea

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

It is a futicose lichen, i.e., a lichen with a coral-like shrubby structure. ...

0 0 Pine hawk-moth; Esfinge del pino

Pine hawk-moth; Esfinge del pino

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Big caterpillar that I found crossing frenetically a mountain road in a pine ...

5 0 Pixie-Cup Lichen; Líquen de embudo

Pixie-Cup Lichen; Líquen de embudo

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Cladonia pyxidata is one of the most characteristic lichens. It presents of two ...

0 0 Cinnabar moth; Polilla cinabrio

Cinnabar moth; Polilla cinabrio

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

This moth is named after the red mineral cinnabar (mercury sulphide, HgS) ...

0 0 Niobe Fritillary; Niobe

Niobe Fritillary; Niobe

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Medium size butterfly. Very similar to the High Brown Fritillary (A. adippe) ...

0 0 Cardinal; Pandora

Cardinal; Pandora

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Male with two clear androconial veins. Big and magnificent butterfly, ca. 6 cm ...

1 0 Queen of Spain Fritillary; Sofia

Queen of Spain Fritillary; Sofia

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

The Queen of Spain Fritillary has very distinctive large silver spots on the ...

2 0 Violet Carpenter Bee; Abejorro Carpintero

Violet Carpenter Bee; Abejorro Carpintero

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

It is a male since it presents a brown ring at the antenna's end. It is the ...

3 0 Iberian Marbled White; Medioluto Ibérica

Iberian Marbled White; Medioluto Ibérica

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Male. ca. 5 cm wingspan. Very variable. Male has the anverse white with black ...

0 0 European Skipper; Dorada línea larga

European Skipper; Dorada línea larga

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Female since it does not show androconia veins (or sex brand). It has a rusty ...

1 1 Cinnabar moth; Polilla cinabrio

Cinnabar moth; Polilla cinabrio

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

This moth is named after the red mineral cinnabar (mercury sulphide, HgS) ...

0 0 Pearly Heath; Ninfa perlada

Pearly Heath; Ninfa perlada

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Medium size butterfly with a wingspan of 30-38 mm. Anverse of the forewing of ...

1 0 Iberian Marbled White; Medioluto Ibérica

Iberian Marbled White; Medioluto Ibérica

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Male. 5 cm wingspan. Very variable. Male has the anverse white with black ...

1 0 Purple-shot Copper; Manto púrpura

Purple-shot Copper; Manto púrpura

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Male. The alciphron male has a violet suffusion all over the upperside, giving ...

1 0 Cladonia rangiformis

Cladonia rangiformis

by arlandaCastilla y León, Spain

Fruticose lichen. The name rangiformis means reindeer shape maybe because it is ...

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