Villa

walwyn Thu, 06/11/2020 - 21:02

 

 

Villa is a genus of flies in the family Bombyliidae.

Oedipoda caerulescens

walwyn Fri, 06/05/2020 - 22:22

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Family: Acrididae
Genus: Oedipoda

 

Merodon equestris

walwyn Sun, 05/31/2020 - 23:06

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Syrphidae
Genus: Xylota
Species: M. equestris

Noah Mosaics - Monreale Sicily

walwyn Sun, 04/26/2020 - 22:36

 

The central aisle of the south wall, of Monreale Cathedral, contains a sequence of mosaics (c1218) that tell the story of Noah and the Flood.

The Cathedral of Monreale

walwyn Sat, 04/25/2020 - 21:21

Built in the reign of King William II of Sicily, between 1153-1189, the cathedral of Monreale is one of the last great architectural works of the Norman kings of Sicily.

Cain and Abel Mosaics - Monreale Sicily

walwyn Mon, 04/20/2020 - 20:31

 

The story of Cain and Abel is told on the wall of the North aisle of the cathedral of Montreale in Sicily. The mosaics are based on the Byzantian style and created in about 1218 by Moorish artists.

Platycheirus albimanus

walwyn Sat, 04/18/2020 - 19:45

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Syrphidae
Genus: Platycheirus
Species: P. albimanus

Melanostoma scalare

walwyn Sat, 04/18/2020 - 19:22

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Syrphidae
Genus: Melanostoma
Species: M. scalare

Gonepteryx rhamni

walwyn Sat, 04/11/2020 - 09:23

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Genus: Gonepteryx
Species: G. rhamn
 

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