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    The ball-bearing treehopper (Bocydium globulare), native to South America. My favourite "go home evolution, you're drunk" insect. The purpose of the balls on the pronotal extensions has yet to be definitively explained.

    orange peel fungus

    newly morphed cicada wing.


    Shrimp on Bubble Coral

    Geckofuss 120x the leg of a Gecko has bristle-like fine hairs that allow him to climb on windows or upside-down on roofs. Courtesy of Oliver Meckes

    pollen on a miner bee

    jewel beetle

    Graphosoma lineatum by orestART: Also known as the Italian Striped-Bug (It really does have stripes on its back!) or the Minstrel Bug, this is a species of shield bug commonly found in Europe, North Africa and the Near East. #Shield_Bug



    Shield bugs wait for the last two eggs to hatch. John Horstman

    oomizuao: The Bug by Peter Nijenhuis on Flickr. Brown-tail (Euproctis chrysorrhoea) moth 名前に反して純白。

    Turquoise cicada (Zamarra sp.) Photo: PBertner. Flickr via Fancy That #insects

    Paper Wasp, John Horstman

    Goliath Beetle

    Giant leopard moth.. Austin, Texas, U.S (by nikkorsnapper on Flickr)

    Macro of sea urchin by echoe69

    Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle (Cicindela sexguttata)

    Triton shell on the prowl

    Curculionid beetle