Creepiest (and coolest) bug I've ever seen. Phyllodes Imperialis, or as I call it, Halloween Caterpillar. #halloween #awesome
(via Thyme in the Garden / Damselfly can’t hide. (Photo by Tony Flashman.) on imgfave)
She prolly just had sex and enjoyed her mate's head
beautiful poecilocoris lewisi looks like an enameled gold jewel
A beetle beetle - Audubon Insectarium, New Orleans by louisianatravel, via Flickr
"Shield bugs wait for the last two eggs to hatch." John Horstman
A fantastic body shape and colours, to help me understand proportion and understand that not everything has to look "naturalistic".
Rosy Maple Moth (Dryocampa rubicunda) photo by vtpeacenik (flickr) www.carolinanatur... #nature #insects
Dragonflies were some of the first winged insects to evolve, some 300 million years ago. Modern dragonflies have wingspans of only two to five inches, but fossil dragonflies have been found with wingspans of up to two feet.