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Robert Thompson / A fallen Sweet chestnut fruit (Castanea sativa) lying on the woodland floor, with a tree trunk covered in Textured lungwort (Lobaria scrobiculata) lichen, UK. October.
Robert Thompson / African golden emperor moth (Gonimbrasia krucki), close up of male head , Kenya, Africa Controlled conditions.
Robert Thompson / Crested gecko (Correlophus ciliatus), New Caledonia, controlled conditions
Robert Thompson / Jewel beetle (Anthaxia hungarica) on aster flower, South of Casteil, French Pyrenees, France. May
Robert Thompson / Herald moth (Scoliopteryx libatrix) camouflaged in leaf litter, Gosford Forest Park, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland. September
Robert Thompson / Great tiger moth (Arctia caja americana) Lac-Drolet, province, Quebec, Canada November
Robert Thompson / Scarlet elf cup fungus (Sarcoscypha coccinea) amongst Opposite-leaved golden-saxifrage (Chrysosplenium oppositifolium). Clare Glen, Tandragee, County Armagh. Northern Ireland. March.
Robert Thompson / Elephant hawk moth (Deilephila elpenor) portrait, Brackagh Moss National Nature Reserve, Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. April.
Robert Thompson / Garden tiger moth (Arctia caja) Killard Point NNR, Ballyhornan, County Down, Northern Ireland.July.
Robert Thompson / Large red damselfly (Pyrrhosoma nymphula) Brackagh Moss NNR, Portadown, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland. May.