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Feather Horned Beetle with Long Bushy 'Eyebrows'(Rhipicera femorata) by thefeaturedcreature: Males use their fantastic (hah!) antennae to locate a female feather-horned beetle that’s emitting pheromones which indicate she is ready for mating. Photo by ron_and_beth #Insects #Australia

BuzzFeedfrom BuzzFeed

The 16 Largest Insects In The World

malaysia's giant long-legged katydids are thought to be one of the largest insects in the world!

The Telegraphfrom The Telegraph


Photographer Tony Flashman spotted the common blue damselfly's piercing eyes as he crawled around meadows at Fordwich Lakes, near Canterbury, Kent.

Metallic Wasp...amazing bug with the emerald green colors often seen in the tiny miracles of the created world, especially among insects. Detail of the feathery looking antenna associated with moths gives a unique photo! -DdO:)

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10 Most Disturbing Bugs

The Idolomantis Diabolica is sometimes known as the "King of all mantids" for the obvious reason: it's beauty, size and rarity, is one of the largest species of praying mantis that mimic flowers. (Photo by: Scott Thompson)

The Horsehead Grasshopper is from Western South America, more specifically the jungles of Ecuador and Peru. It looks like a stick insect and has the diet of a stick insect (foliage, tree leaves) but it is actually a real grasshopper. (For once, an odd animal that is not improperly named.) And interestingly enough, people apparently keep them as pets. There are websites that cover the details of diet and breeding, but no Wikipedia page?

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Bizarre 'Troll-Haired' Insect Is Totally Wild!

The unidentified planthopper, which is only 5 millimeters long, was found in the Suriname rainforest by ecologists who discovered 60 new species on a research expedition last year. The bug's wild "hairdo" is actually waxy secretions from its abdomen that are thought to be a defense mechanism to distract predators.