A Pond’s Life

A Pond’s Life

The underwater ecosystem of a lake is rich and vibrating with life of all kinds. This illustration represents some of the most common species in a Portuguese lake: 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