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Piezodorus Litoratus by Davide Rodilosso: The Gorse Shield Beetle sports two adult coloring related to sexual maturity, green, for those mating in the spring and multicolor for those which appear in the late summer. http://www.flickr.com/photos/50604576@N05/5204289051/# #Gorse_Shield_ Beetle #Insects #Davide_Rodilosso

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

Red Spotted Rockskipper, a.k.a. Blue-dashed Rockskipper (Blenniella periophtalmus). "This small blenny is only about 3 cm long, and has found himself a home in a hole under encrusting corals. Picture taken in Kume Jima, a small island close to Okinawa, Japan, 3 m deep, on top of a very lively reef." #fish #colorful #animal #white #red #color #nature #sea #ocean #marine #life #photography

Get a load of those baby blues! Did you know that the damselfly (seen here) is a relative of the dragonfly, and they both belong to an order that means "toothed ones"? (Photo: Murray Clarke)