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Cottonwood Leaf Beetles

Remember learning the life cycle of butterflies? Egg, caterpillar (larva), chyrsalis (pupa), butterfly (adult). For some reason, every child in the U.S. learns this, but we’re left thinking that butterflies are the only type of insect that do this. 258 more words


Hermit crab leaves it sea-snail shell home, video

This is a video about a hermit crab leaving its old sea-snail shell home, as it is no longer big enough for the growing crab. 107 more words


Friesland moth atlas now on the Internet

This video from Chicago in the USA says about itself:

Moths vs Butterflies

9 October 2013

Wherein we explore the order Lepidoptera!

Huge thanks to Jim Boone, collection manager of insects for making this episode possible.

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IC365 Week 13 - soil mesofauna and Oscar Wilde, a varied week in the world of invertebrates

March 23 – 29

A busy and interesting week with records from three Vice Counties and one extremely scant habitat that proves you can find stuff anywhere if you use your eyes. 1,001 more words


I spied a wasp

You may have noticed over the past couple of months a black wasp with bright orange antennae prowling around the place inspecting nooks and crannies. It is a… 243 more words


Japanese midges in Dutch sea water

Translated from the Dutch Stichting ANEMOON marine biologists:

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

The marine splash midge Telmatogeton japonicus is found since 1963 in the Northwest European coastal waters.

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