Zandvlei Trust

Insects in Spring 2002

Keep a lookout for some of these insects in your garden or when around Zandvlei. 
List others you see and identify them from a library book or check them against the Zandvlei Nature Reserve specimens. 


A Common stripped Hawk Moth caterpillar making short work of an Arum liliy leaf.

This Dragonfly resting on a dried up flower stalk before resumming its hunt for things to eat.

A Cabbage butterfly caterpillar eating a Clover leaf.

A nest of Lapped moth caterpillars in a Bitoebessie bush.

A Spider hunting Wasp, it also captures caterpillars.

Early morning dew on a spiders web.

A Rain spiders nest.

Top of page  Back  Home