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The Digital Broom Cupboard: t-s-k-b: 全身に宝石を散りばめたような朝露をまとったトンボの写真:カラパイア

damselfly with waterdrop damselflies must get covered in dew quite often. i've seen lots of wet dragon/damsel pix. :) so pretty.

Plush moth  By: Igor Siwanowicz

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.

Iridescent #beetle ~ETS

love beetles we called these June bugs as kids an would tie strings to them an fly them!

I love the overlapping of the divided body parts, and yellow and black pattern.

100 Most Beautiful Macro Photography examples for your inspiration

pink orchid mantis

Pink Orchid Mantis Gloriously Looks Like a Beautiful Flower To Hunt Food

Funny pictures about Camouflaged Orchid Mantis. Oh, and cool pics about Camouflaged Orchid Mantis. Also, Camouflaged Orchid Mantis photos.

pink praying mantis

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.

Pink Orchid Mantis.  [Talk about a paradox--I think of pink and flowers as romantic, but there's nothing romantic about a mantis.  Just the opposite, in fact.]

Orchid Mantis (Hymenopus coronatus) - Caresheet, ootheca & for sale - Insectstore - Praying mantis, ootheca & stick insects for sale UK

Scarabée tortue bleu métallique. / Metallic blue tortoise beetle. / By Sergio Monteiro.

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.

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.

Hairy Moth wasn't sure what to put it under. I don't really like moths but this one is cute soo...

Hairy Moth wasn't sure what to put it under. I don't really like moths but this one is cute soo.

The orchid mantis is a pretty little species, with legs like petals and soft pink coloration. This insect hails from the Asian rain forest, where it hides in the orchids or among the trees, turning brown if the environment calls for it. Pretty though it may be, the main function for this mantis's looks is to lure in prey. Photo: Roger Meerts/Shutterstock

9 of the most absurd-looking mantis species

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.

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