1. 15:01 1st Aug 2014

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  2. 15:01 31st Jul 2014

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    buggirl:

Grasshopper, Tiputini, Ecuador.
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  3. 15:00 30th Jul 2014

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    buggirl:

Thank you, Erica for your generous donation towards my research!  Go women in science!!
Here is a orb weaver, that looks more Nintendo than spider, Encyosaccus sexmaculatus, and is native to where my spider research will be conducted. 
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    buggirl:

    Thank you, Erica for your generous donation towards my research!  Go women in science!!

    Here is a orb weaver, that looks more Nintendo than spider, Encyosaccus sexmaculatusand is native to where my spider research will be conducted.

    Want a public thank you for contributing a dollar to women in science??

     
  4. 15:01 29th Jul 2014

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Monkey grasshopper.
Tiputini, Ecuador
Read about my research campaign here. 

    buggirl:

    Monkey grasshopper.

    Tiputini, Ecuador

    Read about my research campaign here. 

     
  5. 15:01 28th Jul 2014

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Jumping spider in the lab,   Salticidae is a hugely diverse family.  We found tons of species in the tropics while we were there!
Tiputini, Ecuador

    buggirl:

    Jumping spider in the lab,   Salticidae is a hugely diverse family.  We found tons of species in the tropics while we were there!

    Tiputini, Ecuador

     
  6. 15:00 27th Jul 2014

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Tiger Beetle (Heptodonta ferrarii, Cicindelinae, Carabidae)


by Sinobug (itchydogimages) on Flickr.
Pu’er, Yunnan, China

See more Chinese beetles on my Flickr site HERE…..

    sinobug:

    Tiger Beetle (Heptodonta ferrarii, Cicindelinae, Carabidae)

    Tiger Beetle (Heptodonta ferrarii, Cicindelinae, Carabidae)

    by Sinobug (itchydogimages) on Flickr.
    Pu’er, Yunnan, China

    See more Chinese beetles on my Flickr site HERE…..

     
  7. Immature, wingless nymphs of the Giant Mesquite Bug or Leaf-footed Bug (Thasus neocalifornicus)

    Immature, wingless nymphs of the Giant Mesquite Bug or Leaf-footed Bug (Thasus neocalifornicus)

    (Source: fireflyforest.net)

     
  8. Hornet Moth (Sesia apiformis) female

    (Source: Flickr / gorpie)

     
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Trond Larsen was lucky enough to notice and photograph the tiny insect—about five millimeters long—during an international expedition of field biologists to the mountainous region of southeastern Suriname in 2012. (Related: “Remote Rain Forest Expedition Finds 60 New Species.”)

    Trond Larsen was lucky enough to notice and photograph the tiny insect—about five millimeters long—during an international expedition of field biologists to the mountainous region of southeastern Suriname in 2012. (Related: “Remote Rain Forest Expedition Finds 60 New Species.”)

    (Source: National Geographic)

     
  10. 15:01 23rd Jul 2014

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    buggirl:

What a dorky looking insect!   Jumping Stick, Tiputini, Ecuador.

    buggirl:

    What a dorky looking insect!   Jumping Stick, Tiputini, Ecuador.

     
  11. 15:00 22nd Jul 2014

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  12. 15:01 21st Jul 2014

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    wapiti3:

    Biologia Centrali-Americana :zoology, botany and archaeology /edited by Frederick Ducane Godman and Osbert Salvin. on Flickr.

    Publication info [London :Published for the editors by R. H. Porter],1879-1915
    BHL Collections:
    Smithsonian Libraries

     
  13. 11:21

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    Earlier this month in Sichuan, China, the Insect Museum of West China went on an expedition and found the largest dobsonfly of its kind…

    (Source: kotaku.com)

     
  14. 15:01 20th Jul 2014

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Another neat wasp-mimicking fly in the rainforest.
Tiputini, Ecuador

    buggirl:

    Another neat wasp-mimicking fly in the rainforest.

    Tiputini, Ecuador

     
  15. 10:29

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    jtotheizzoe:

    staceythinx:

    These genetically unusual butterflies have one male and one female wing, proving that something doesn’t have to be symmetrical to be beautiful.

    Beautiful bilateral gynandromorphs!!

    (Source: thisiscolossal.com)