Honey bee (Apis mellifera) fast motion of bee collecting pollen from begonia flower and flying lies off. Birmingham UK. September.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) fast motion of bee collecting pollen from begonia flower and flying lies off. Birmingham UK. September.
Banded snail (Cepaea nemoralis) on rear of a backlit rose leaf, controlled conditions.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Banded snail (Cepaea nemoralis) on rear of a backlit rose leaf, controlled conditions.
Newly hatched slug (Gastropoda) approaching a water droplet on a leaf before bursting it and retracting its eyestalks, Birmingham, England, UK. Controlled conditions.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Newly hatched slug (Gastropoda) approaching a water droplet on a leaf before bursting it and retracting its eyestalks, Birmingham, England, UK. Controlled conditions.
Yellow slug larva (Limax flavus) emerging from an egg case, controlled conditions.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Yellow slug larva (Limax flavus) emerging from an egg case, controlled conditions.
Slug (Species unknown) descending on slime rope from leaf. UK.  June.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Slug (Species unknown) descending on slime rope from leaf. UK. June.
Slug (Species unknown) descending on slime rope from leaf. UK.  June.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Slug (Species unknown) descending on slime rope from leaf. UK. June.
Desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria) feeding on grass, controlled conditions.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria) feeding on grass, controlled conditions.
Giant house spider (Tegenaria domestica) close-up of hatching spiderlings. UK.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Giant house spider (Tegenaria domestica) close-up of hatching spiderlings. UK.
Giant house spider (Tegenaria domestica) close-up of newly hatched spiderlings. UK.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Giant house spider (Tegenaria domestica) close-up of newly hatched spiderlings. UK.
Recently hatched Common house spiderlings (Tegenaria domestica) near egg sac. Controlled conditions.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Recently hatched Common house spiderlings (Tegenaria domestica) near egg sac. Controlled conditions.
Garden cross spider (Aranea diadematus) constructing web.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Garden cross spider (Aranea diadematus) constructing web.
Garden cross spider (Aranea diadematus) constructing web.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Garden cross spider (Aranea diadematus) constructing web.
Garden spider (Araneus diadematus) feeding on a wrapped hoverfly in its web, Birmingham, England, UK. Controlled conditions.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Garden spider (Araneus diadematus) feeding on a wrapped hoverfly in its web, Birmingham, England, UK. Controlled conditions.
Grove snail / brown lipped snail (Cepaea nemoralis) with juvenile riding on its back, Birmingham UK June.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Grove snail / brown lipped snail (Cepaea nemoralis) with juvenile riding on its back, Birmingham UK June.
Buff-tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) nectaring, Birmingham, England, UK, July.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Buff-tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) nectaring, Birmingham, England, UK, July.
Close up of a Black slug (Arion ater agg.) feeding on a Plantain lily (Hosta) leaf, Birmingham, England, UK, August.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Close up of a Black slug (Arion ater agg.) feeding on a Plantain lily (Hosta) leaf, Birmingham, England, UK, August.
Close up of a Common snail (Helix aspersa) emerging from shell. Controlled conditions.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Close up of a Common snail (Helix aspersa) emerging from shell. Controlled conditions.
Large rose sawfly larva (Arge pagana) feeding on a rose leaf, Birmingham, England, UK, July.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Large rose sawfly larva (Arge pagana) feeding on a rose leaf, Birmingham, England, UK, July.
Close up of Mute swan cygnets (Cygnus olor) riding on their mother's back, Birmingham, England, UK, May.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Close up of Mute swan cygnets (Cygnus olor) riding on their mother's back, Birmingham, England, UK, May.
Buff-tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) nectaring from a Rose of sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) flower, Birmingham, England, UK, August.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Buff-tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) nectaring from a Rose of sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) flower, Birmingham, England, UK, August.
Buff-tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) covered in pollen, cleaning its tongue, Birmingham, England, UK, August.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Buff-tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) covered in pollen, cleaning its tongue, Birmingham, England, UK, August.
Close up of a pair of Black slugs (Arion ater agg.) mating, showing external sperm transfer, Birmingham, England, UK, October.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Close up of a pair of Black slugs (Arion ater agg.) mating, showing external sperm transfer, Birmingham, England, UK, October.
Pair of Black slugs (Arion ater agg.) mating, showing external sperm transfer, Birmingham, England, UK, October.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Pair of Black slugs (Arion ater agg.) mating, showing external sperm transfer, Birmingham, England, UK, October.
Close up of a penis of a Black slug (Arion ater agg.), England, UK, October.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Close up of a penis of a Black slug (Arion ater agg.), England, UK, October.
Baby slug, species uncertain, on underside of backlit leaf. Controlled conditions.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Baby slug, species uncertain, on underside of backlit leaf. Controlled conditions.
Close-up of an Ichneumon wasp (Amblyteles armatorius) cleaning its antennae on a fuchsia flower, Birmingham, England, UK, September.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Close-up of an Ichneumon wasp (Amblyteles armatorius) cleaning its antennae on a fuchsia flower, Birmingham, England, UK, September.
Female Ground spider (Gnaphosidae) opening web to release hatching spiderlings, England, UK.  -  Steve Downer
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Steve Downer / Female Ground spider (Gnaphosidae) opening web to release hatching spiderlings, England, UK.