Category Archives: Insects

Fascinating insects

A mural on moth wings – MYRMECOS – Insect Photography – Insect Pictures

A mural on moth wings – MYRMECOS – Insect Photography – Insect Pictures.

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Dragonflies of California

MIXED FAMILIES – Black and Yellow coloration 3 CA families, each with one species, totaling 3 species:sizes: large; lengths: 54 – 85 mm males: members of these families & genera have dark background color with yellow markings on the thorax … Continue reading

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The surprisingly gay world of insect sex – Nonfiction – Salon.com

The surprisingly gay world of insect sex – Nonfiction – Salon.com.

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Do Bees Have Feelings?: Scientific American

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=do-bees-have-feelings

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BioEd Online – Spider in Space Mission Page, STS-134

http://www.bioedonline.org/space/STS_Mission_134S.cfm

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Stink bugs invade mid-Atlantic region – latimes.com

Stink Bug http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-na-0801-stinkbugs-20110801,0,2763945.story [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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A Killer (Wasp) in the Back Yard – NYTimes.com

http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/26/a-killer-wasp-in-the-back-yard/

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A rare he-she butterfly is born in London’s NHM – Jennifer Carpenter – bbc.co.uk – RichardDawkins.net

          A rare he-she butterfly is born in London’s NHM – Jennifer Carpenter – bbc.co.uk – RichardDawkins.net.

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Zoologger: The first non-human meat farmers – New Scientist – New Scientist

Meat Farming Ant http://www.newscientist.com/mobile/article/dn20630-zoologger-the-first-nonhuman-meat-farmers.html [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Flower Crab Spider

Flower Crab Spider Misumena vatia The Flower Crab Spider, Misumena vatia, is a widespread and fairly common spider in the south of the UK. It appears to have become more frequently observed in gardens over the past 10 years. It … Continue reading

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ScienceShot: Old Spiders Weave Messy Webs

Old spiders weave messy webs ScienceShot: Old Spiders Weave Messy Webs [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Spider with Lizard

Spider with Iizard [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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ScienceShot: A Beetle With Screws for Legs

ScienceShot: A Beetle With Screws for Legs [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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The spider that invented the wheel

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Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers Grasshoppers live almost everywhere on land, except the two poles. They leap around mostly during the hot afternoon because they can’t be very active until their bodies warm up. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Bee with flower

Bee with flower A bee visiting a lupine flower in the springtime. The orange wad of pollen in the bee’s pollen basket is from the flowers. The bee takes both pollen and nectar from the flowers and pollinates the plant … Continue reading

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Diving Spiders

Diving Spiders Eurasian diving bell spiders breathe underwater by staying close to air bubbles that they trap in webbing. These air bells work like “physical gills,” researchers say, drawing oxygen in from the surrounding water. [Posted with iBlogger from my … Continue reading

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Giant Centipede attack humans (primevel style)

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Giant Bat-Eating Centipede

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The Green Lynx

The Green Lynx [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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NYTimes: The Smokies Light Show

http://nyti.ms/josOG1

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NYTimes: Fireflies, Following Their Leader, Become a Tourist Beacon

No longer a secret, the synchronous fireflies put on what locals call “the light show.” http://nyti.ms/lBtKxQ

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Bizarre Giraffe-Necked Weevils Fight for a Mate – Madagascar, Preview – BBC Two

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One of the largest ants in the Amazon basin:

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Bee pollinating in Sister Lakes

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