Green Rose Chafer

Cetonia aurata The Green Rose Chafer or simply Rose Chafer (Cetonia aurata) is a beetle from the family of scarab beetles (Scarabaeidae) that is often found in parks and gardens. Incidentally, the cockchafers also belong to this family. The beetles fly from April to November. They feed on nectar and plant juices and are often… Continue reading Green Rose Chafer

Lumbriculus variegatus

Blackworm, California Blackworm The Blackworm (Lumbriculus variegatus) looks similar to the Sludge Worm (Tubifex tubifex), but is not related to it. In addition, the escape reflex of the Blackworm is more pronounced, in case of danger it immediately tries to swim away. Scientific name Lumbriculus variegatus Family Lumbriculidae Distribution Asia, Europe, North America and as… Continue reading Lumbriculus variegatus