More ideas from João Luís

LAPIS LAZULI… Lapis Lazuli forms when calcite, pyrite and limestone comes into contact with each other. Lapis is a combination of compact lazurite crystals with white dolomite, calcite, sodalite and grains of pyrite. This rock is used to balance.

// emerald - colombia

prismatic emerald-green crystals of beryl var.emerald up to mm Photo Matteo Chinellato Collection Domenico Preite Copyright © Chinellato Matteo

Oleander Hawk Moth

Oleander Hawk Moth (Daphnis nerii) by Steve Covey: Rhodes, Greece. has a [nearly wing span; caterpillars feed on oleander leaves and are immune to their toxicity. Adult feed on the fragrant blossoms of jasmine, honey suckle and petunia.

Poodle moth, Venezuela

Recently discovered poodle moth photographed by taxonomist Dr Arthur Anker during a recent trip to Venezuela. Poodle moth isn't its official name though, that's just what people are calling it until it can be properly classified.


nature patch moth "Nature path" is our little nickname for the tiny spot of land that "belongs to no one". I found this colorful moth sitting back there, enjoying the sun. He's missing part of his wing but is still a pretty little thing.