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Oak Treehopper.....treehoppers come in a multitude of strange forms and colors and seem otherworldly in comparison to most insects.

Oak Treehopper.....treehoppers come in a multitude of strange forms and colors and seem otherworldly in comparison to most insects.

Moss mimic stick insect, Trychopeplus thaumasius? | by Ecuador Megadiverso

Moss mimic stick insect, Trychopeplus thaumasius? | by Ecuador Megadiverso

How cute can you get?  Is this what they mean when they say cute as a bug's ear?

How cute can you get? Is this what they mean when they say cute as a bug's ear?

A most colorful weevil (25mm,  Eupholus magnificus, Curculionidae, collection specimen, Papua, exact date & locality unknown).  Studio work, dried specimen was prepared and staged on an orchid leaf.  Focus stack based on 130 images, assembled in Zerene Stacker (Dmap & Pmax), not cropped.  Canon 5Dmkii, Canon MP-E 65mm at 1.2x, ISO-100, f/5.6, 1/125s, tracing paper diffused flash.

A most colorful weevil (25mm, Eupholus magnificus, Curculionidae, collection specimen, Papua, exact date & locality unknown). Studio work, dried specimen was prepared and staged on an orchid leaf. Focus stack based on 130 images, assembled in Zerene Stacker (Dmap & Pmax), not cropped. Canon 5Dmkii, Canon MP-E 65mm at 1.2x, ISO-100, f/5.6, 1/125s, tracing paper diffused flash.

Opsiphanes cassiae, Cassia's Owlet, Crowned Caterpillar

Opsiphanes cassiae, Cassia's Owlet, Crowned Caterpillar

Fifteen-Spot Ladybird beetle - Anatis labiculata / http://bugguide.net/node/view/62386/bgpage

Fifteen-Spot Ladybird beetle - Anatis labiculata / http://bugguide.net/node/view/62386/bgpage