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The ball-bearing treehopper (Bocydium globulare), native to South America. My favourite "go home evolution, you're drunk" insect. The purpose of the balls .

Rainbow Milkweed Locust | Phymateus

Phymateus Viridipes, also known as the Green Milkweed Locust or African Bush Grasshopper, is an African locust in the family Pyrgomorphidae (Gaudy Grasshopper

Nassunia sp.  Treehopper, Equador

Two-legged creatures we are supposed to love as we love ourselves. The four-legged, also, can come to seem pretty important. But six legs are too many from the human standpoint. ~Joseph W.

Silkworm... While this is disgusting, I like the spiky things for texture...  Google Image Result for http://www.sciencephoto.com/image/371781/large/Z3550793-Silkworm,_SEM-SPL.jpg

Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the head of a silkworm moth caterpillar (Bombyx mori). The silkworm uses its chewing mouthparts (upper centre) to feed on mulberry leaves.


This photo fits under the macro category but I still like this photo. What attracted m to this photo was the design in the eyes. I found this design to be very different in comparison to the other macro photographs that can be found of insects' eyes.

unusual insects...if you click on this one it will bring you to a site with more (unpin-able)

These fuzzy little cuties are Bombyliidae. The Bombyliidae are bee flies feeding on nectar and pollen, some being important pollinators.

best photos 2 share: Mindblowing Macro Photography from The Micro-Cosmos, by Blepharopsis

Hickory Horned Devil Caterpillar (of the Regal Moth or Royal Walnut Moth - Photo by Photographer Igor Siwanowicz -