This devilishly handsome insect is the Common Milkweed Locust (Phymateus morbillosus) and it reaches lengths of - As their name suggests, these large locusts prefer to feed on the milkweed plant Asclepias fruticosus.
This Caterpillar is waiting to turn into a butterfly. (In Life we do not always have to fear things that are different. We should instead understand why they are different. Photo by Alexander Chuvilin): Animals, Beautiful Bugs, Butterflies, Nature, Chenil