Preying Mantis, Nature by Mehmet Karaca

Awesome photograph of mother and baby praying mantis by Mehmet Karaca

This gorgeous creature is Chrysolina cerealis, also known as the rainbow leaf beetle. They're found throughout Eurasia, and are about 8mm long. Typically, the females are larger than the males.  I fucking love science

You don’t usually hear about insects being endangered since they’re typically found in huge numbers. However, the Rainbow Leaf Beetle (Chrysolina cerealis) is an extremely rare species of bug that is only found in a few small populations.

Bugs That Look Like Roaches

What do You Think if Bugs That Look Like Roaches?

Crazy insect

Empusa Fasciata a species of praying mantis - (female) Popularly named the Glynda!


Idolomantis diabolica aka Devil’s Flower Mantis or Giant Devil’s Flower Mantis

Mantis; looks so wise and ancient.  Wonder if Mantis miss Eden too?

Mantis - bogomolka -looks so wise and ancient. Wonder if Mantis miss Eden too?

Explore Davide Rodilosso's photos on Flickr. Davide Rodilosso has uploaded 96 photos to Flickr.

Piezodorus Litoratus by Davide Rodilosso: The Gorse Shield Beetle sports two adult coloring related to sexual maturity, green, for those mating in the spring and multicolor for those which appear in the late summer


Ladybug hitching a ride. Photo by mehmet karaca praying mantis are so cool, as are lady bugs!

Gongylus gongylodes Violin Mantis

Gongylus gongylodes Violin Mantis maestro, music please!