Stephen Dalton / Indian Leaf Butterfly (Kalima paralekta) showing near-perfect leaf mimicry. India.
Stephen Dalton / Desert Locust (Schistocerca gregaria) flying, controlled conditions, scan from black and white print
Stephen Dalton / Buff-tailed Bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) worker bee flying to Cowslip (Primula veris) flowers. UK, April.
SINCLAIR STAMMERS / Predatory protozoa moving through cilliate action. The protozoan has consumed photosynthetic diatoms, visible within the cell. The predator disgorges some of its prey.
Stephen Dalton / Chinese emmenopterys tree (Emmenopterys henryi) a very rare tree from China that flowers every few decades. This specimen from Wakehurst Place, Sussex, flowered in 2011 - the first time since 1987
Stephen Dalton / Great Silver Water / Diving Beetle (Hydrophilus piceus) male. Sussex, UK, March.