Invertebrates

Articles in ‘Invertebrates’

Asian predatory wasp in Spain

November 5th, 2013

Tiger mosquitoes in Barcelona

July 22nd, 2013

Picos de Europa butterflies

October 28th, 2010 Lovely post by Lisa on butterflies of the Picos de Europa.

Fabulous fly rediscovered in Spain

September 18th, 2010

Snails as a bioindicator after forest fire

February 16th, 2010

A team of Catalan researchers has studied the changes in the make-up of animal populations following forest fires, and have concluded that snails are a good indicator of forest recovery. The conclusions of this study, carried out in Sant Llorenç del Munt i l’Obac Natural Park, will help to ensure that post-fire forestry operations that do not harm these species of molluscs, which are sensitive to microclimatic conditions of the soil and vegetation structure. More here in English

Beehives help wildlife

July 4th, 2009 A scientific study by FAPAS has shown that the presence of beehives increases the production of wild bilberries by 80% on which bears and capercaillies feed. Fasas

Tiger mosquito continues to spread

May 26th, 2009

Catalan insects

October 19th, 2008

Wasp spider egg sacs

October 13th, 2008

Dragonfly questions

October 7th, 2008