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Oleander Hawk Moth (Daphnis nerii) by Steve Covey: This female was bred in captivity - but from ova collected in the wild under license from Rhodes, Greece. She has a 90mm [nearly 4"] wing span!! The caterpillars feed on oleander leaves and are immune to their toxicity. Adult prefer to feed on the fragrant blossoms of jasmine, honey suckle and petunia. #Oleander_Hawk_Moth #Steve_Covey #Insects

Spike-headed Katydid by ralf.darius: Crowned like a king, the spike headed katydid is one of the 100,000 insect species iin the Yasyuni National Park, Ecuador, which arguably holds the world record for the widest array of plant and animal groups, from amphibians to trees to insects and was designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1989. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/01/100119133510.htm\#Katydid #Biodiversity #Yasuni_National_Park #Ecuador