December 21st, 2013
December 15th, 2013

astronomy-to-zoology:

Grass-like Mantid (Thesprotia graminis)

Also known as the walking stick or grass mantid Thesprotia graminis is a species of thespid mantid that is native to the southern United States and Mexico. Thesprotia graminis typically inhabits shrubs, flowers and grass and will catch and feed on any insects that happen to get to close. Adult T. graminis are typically active from late summer to early fall and eggs will overwinter and emerge in early spring.

Classification

Animalia-Athropoda-Insecta-Mantodea-Thespidae-Thesprotia-T. graminis

Images: Ryan Moody and Cletus Lee

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November 11th, 2013

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October 29th, 2013

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October 15th, 2013

wknc:

When you are in a specialized career, like entomology for example, you are bound to get many questions. Some of the common questions we get are “What is the most dangerous insect?” “Which has the worst sting?” or “Who would win in a fight between place two large insects that would never cross…

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October 12th, 2013
moonlit-nymph:

500px / Photo “The fall story” by Domen Dolenc on We Heart It. http://weheartit.com/entry/37556959

moonlit-nymph:

500px / Photo “The fall story” by Domen Dolenc on We Heart It. http://weheartit.com/entry/37556959

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September 24th, 2013

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August 31st, 2013

insectlove:

saturniidaeuniverseCitheronia regalis (Royal Maple Moth / Regal Moth) and caterpillar (hickory horned devils)

August 30th, 2013

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August 27th, 2013
insectlove:

saturniidaeuniverse:  Argema mimosae (African Moon Moth)

insectlove:

saturniidaeuniverse Argema mimosae (African Moon Moth)

August 26th, 2013
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