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Iridescent Beetle by Araminta Studio, via Flickr

Iridescent Beetle by Araminta Studio, via Flickr

Additionally known as the red lily beetle or the lily fallen leave beetle, the scarlet lily beetle is a fallen leave beetle that eats the leaves, stem, buds, and flowers of lilies, butterflies as well as various other family members Liliaceae. Although this little red bug looks lovable, it is considered a parasite in a lot of pleasant environments where lilies are cultivated. Beautiful Red Animals, red animals, beautiful animals, amazing animals with red, red colored animals, red beast…

32 Amazingly Beautiful Red Animals You Need To See

Helen Yemm gives her advice on lily beetles, their grubs and how they can be eliminated by spraying, or crushed by hand

snowy tree cricket - Google Search

The always-entertaining Robert Krulwich had a fun segment on ABC World News Monday night about using cricket chirps to calculate temperature.

unidentified purple beetle from Australia

This photo from the TrekNature travel gallery is titled 'Purple Beetle Photo'.

These fabulously iridescent Rainbow Beetles swarming over some buds..

These fabulously iridescent Rainbow Beetles swarming over some buds..

The way it's peeking out over the leaf may make this one of the most adorable beetle pictures ever.

bdelloid rotifers

Bdelloid rotifers survived over 30 million years, without sex

Defensive eyes

astronomy-to-zoology: “ Peacock Katydid (Pterochroza ocellata) …a species of katydid that is distributed throughout northern South America excluding Ecuador. Peacock katydids spend most of their time.

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Title: Camouflage Bug Photographer: Igor Siwanowicz Date: Unknown Keywords: Animal Nature Camouflage Hidden Clever

making porcelain bugs? good way to play with glazes for sure! it's on my list of future to-dos

Looking to make beetle bug art? Check out this color wheel of beautiful beetles!

The Golden Tortoise Beetle (Charidotella sexpunctata) by Douglas Clark, weeklysciencequiz: This tiny North American beetle (5 - 7mm) feeds on morning glory leaves. Its brilliant gold color is an optical illusion - the outer cuticle is transparent and reflects light through a layer of liquid overlying the next layer of cuticle. The beetles change color depending on the availability of the liquid layer which they control through microscopic valves under their shell... #Golden_Tortoise_Beetle

The Golden Tortoise Beetle (Charidotella sexpunctata). This tiny North American beetle - feeds on morning glory leaves. Its brilliant gold color.

Evolution of the Eye poster  by Voltier Creative

Who knew.the mantis shrimp visual system is more evolved than the human eye!u dont like the watered down "science believes" part of this, but the actual facts are great.

Saddleback caterpillar

Friendly or Deadly? A Truly Helpful Caterpillar Identification Chart

There are several species of caterpillars all around you. A caterpillar identification chart will help you to identify and distinguish one caterpillar from the other easily.