Bird, bug, butterfly and a wild variety of photos from Belarus, Cyprus, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Scotland and Spain by Irish wildlife photographer Patrick J. O'Keeffe and invited guests

Showing posts with label Centaurea nigra. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Centaurea nigra. Show all posts

Friday, 18 December 2020

WHITE TAILED BUMBLEBEE (Bombus lucorum) on COMMON KNAPWEED WILDFLOWER (Centaurea nigra) Lullymore West Bog, Lullymore, Co. Kildare, Ireland


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Click here for detailed White-tailed Bumblebee information
Click here for detailed Common Knapweed Wildflower information
 
Click here to see identification guide to Irish Bumblesbees
 
The White-tailed Bumblebee (Bombus  lucorum) is of the family Apidae which is in the genus Bombus.
The Common Knapweed Wildflower (Centaurea nigra) or Lesser Knapweed is of the family Asteraceae which is in the genus Centaurea.

Monday, 19 October 2020

MEADOW BROWN BUTTERFLY (Maniola jurtina) on COMMON KNAPWEED WILDFLOWER (Centaurea nigra) Lullymore West Bog, Lullymore, Co. Kildare, Ireland

 
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Click here for detailed Meadow Brown Butterfly information
Click here for detailed Common Knapweed Wildflower information
 
The Meadow Brown Butterfly (Maniola jurtina) is of the family Nymphalidae which is in the genus Maniola.
The Common Knapweed Wildflower (Centaurea nigra) or Lesser Knapweed is of the family Asteraceae which is in the genus Centaurea.