AT THE EDGE OF THE CULTIVATED FIELD

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There is a lot of interesting minuscule wildlife at the edges of cultivated fields when no strong pesticide is used for the production ...

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... and here you can see some of those self seeding plants and small arthropods ... this is some planthopper with strange antennae ...

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... this minuscule ant is feeding on the tiny flowers of Euphorbia helioscopia ...

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... this minuscule spider is hiding in the foliage of the same plant ...

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... here you can see another type of Euphorbia ... a different species ... the Euphorbia cyparissias ...

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... the Thomisus onustus crab spider on this photograph is waiting in ambush on the same plant ...

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... here you can take a look at the mating pair of some minuscule black weevils ...

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... the weevil on this photograph is even smaller ...

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... at first sight it looks like a grain of sand ...

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... here you can see it feeding on the stem of the Plantago lanceolata plant ...

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... these are some caterpillars that form large groups and long processions ...

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... this is the lovely flower of the dad - nettle ... and on the following photograph ...

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... you can see the small buds of the same plant ...

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... this is the fruit fly Scaptomyza flava ...

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... and here, on the closing shot, you can see the beautiful wild orchid Serapias neglecta.

As always in posts, the photographs are my work.