Microcosm of Baikal

Microcosm of Baikal

Categories: Microworld

In this issue you will find a large selection of macro photographs of Rostislav Mashin, taken during several trips to Lake Baikal over several years.

Microcosm of Baikal

Microcosm of Baikal

Black ant-Treecreeper

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Filly

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Ribbed ragiy

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On the landing! Barbel flower

Microcosm of Baikal

Barbel beetle and bandaged wax beetle

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The abscess beetle

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Krestovik (?) *who can tell you what kind of spider it is?

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Bull horsefly

Microcosm of Baikal

Microcosm of Baikal

The wolf spider from Olkhon. Beautiful and kind) A loner, lives in burrows, does not weave a web for catching prey – at night he gets out of the hole and goes hunting.

Microcosm of Baikal

Microcosm of Baikal

A separate photo shoot for a pond snail

Microcosm of Baikal

Microcosm of Baikal

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And a few lepidoptera, day and night

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Hawthorn and dwarf lily

Microcosm of Baikal

Golubyanki

Microcosm of Baikal

Microcosm of Baikal

The Green Moth

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Microcosm of Baikal

Poplar hawk moth, on take-off

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Unpaired silkworm

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And a little more…

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Breakfast for two – black ant and abscess beetle

Microcosm of Baikal

Spider on a rhododendron flower after the rain

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... There is life everywhere – and on a steep cliff above Lake Baikal

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...and since we are talking about plants – a blooming rhododendron, after the rain

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and "the last snowdrops" - an open Lumbago, aka Dream-grass, in fact, belongs to the buttercup family, but it is often called simply "snowdrop" by the people, because of the early flowering, in April-May. It was a great luck to meet a blooming lumbago in June.

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"Hello!". The Barbel Beetle

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"Date". The draughtsman and the abscess beetle

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Krestovik in ambush

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Spider-sidewalker, aka spider-crab

Microcosm of Baikal

Skakunchik, a spider with a height of slightly more than 2 mm. Very curious, mobile, jumps suddenly and at a distance ten times the length of the body.

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Another horse, female, 3 mm at the withers

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"Water". Dragonfly larvae are common inhabitants of forest reservoirs: ponds, lakes and swamps. Predators live and guard their prey on the bottom and stems of aquatic plants.

Microcosm of Baikal

A couple of bokoplavs

Microcosm of Baikal

Korean (in my opinion) ant lion on a branch of wormwood

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Well, and finally – - a small forest sketch

Thank you for watching!)

Keywords: Insects | Baikal | Macro photography | Microcosm

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