A Pond’s Life

A Pond’s Life

The illustration ‘A Pond’s Life’ represents the underwater ecosystem of a lake which is rich and vibrating with all kinds of life. Some of the most common species in a Portuguese lake are: Great Diving Beetle (Dytiscus marginalis, male), Tadpole (Pelobates cultripes), Mayfly nymph (Ameletus sp.), Fishes (Chondrostoma sp., Cobitis sp.), Waterlilies (Nymphaea alba), Underwater Plants (Myriophyllum spicatumCeratophyllum demersum), Backswimmer (Notonecta glauca), Mallard Duck, Frog

Media: acrylic on paper