Happy St. Patty's Day!!

Lobster Moth Caterpillar

Graphosoma lineatum: Also known as the Italian Striped-Bug or the Minstrel Bug, this is a species of shield bug commonly found in Europe, North Africa and the Near East.

bike riding mantis

Zygaena Punctum by Davide Rodilosso

Green Butterfly

Rajah Butterfly "Dragonhead" Caterpillar


Lobster Moth Caterpillar

Rosemary beetle

Amerila nigropunctata is a moth of the Arctiidae family. It was described by Bethune-Baker in 1908. It is found in south-eastern New Guinea

Thomas Shahan - com suas fotos macro de insetos! Ele fotografa seus insetos em seus habitats naturais, mas acaba levando alguns para casa. Na foto, o inseto conhecido como "donzelinha"

Paper Wasp, by John Horstman

Pachyrrhynchus congestus Polka dot beetle weevil from Philippines...SO pretty and quite the fashionista!

Epicoma Moth

Wasp moth

luna moth

Wattle Cup Caterpillar

Chinese Peacock butterfly

The larval stage of the Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia), a giant silk moth, is a sight to behold. The yellow, blue and red knobs that adorn its 4″ pale green body are striking.

Common Windmill Swallowtail. I wish they were "common" here!