The Venezuelan Poodle Moth is a possible new species of moth discovered in 2009 by Dr. Arthur Anker of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela. It bears similarities to the Diaphora mendica, the Muslin Moth, but most likely bel.
Clever praying mantis disguised as an orchid. That insectoid flower (or floral insect) is an orchid mantis (Hymenopus coronatus). Like all mantids, it is predatory. Don't let that pink fool you; the orchid mantis will eat any small bugs within its reach.
The tortoise beetle’s vibrant coloration is considered among the most brilliant of all beetles. Even after it dies, enough of the shimmering iridescence is left behind that these tiny insects are sometimes used to make jewelry.
Helea perforata are wingless and their elytra are fused together. As their breathing system is below the elytra, a micro environment is created to retain moisture and enable easier breathing, both an advantage in a dry climate. The hardened elytra also provide protection from predators, as they can resist penetration from spider fangs or scorpion stingers. They can also use the flange to flatten themselves on the ground to avoid being turned over or attacked from below.
The Malaysian orchid mantis is a pretty little species, with legs like petals and soft pink coloration. It hails from the Asian rain forest, where it hides in the orchids or among the trees, turning brown if the environment calls for it.