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Dolophones conifera, aka the Wrap-around spider

Dolophones conifera, known as the Wrap-around spider, is a species of spider in the family Araneidae indigenous to Australia. It is named for its ability to flatten and wrap its body around tree limbs as camouflage. The upper surface of the abdomen resembles a cone shaped shield. It is composed mostly of … Continue reading

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Engraved Entomology by Billelis

A series of personal explorations combining genetic mixology infused with a hint of pattern design Resulting in a collection of digital wallpapers and print artwork by digital artist Billelis (Billy Bogiatzoglou). Website

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

picture by Igor Siwanowicz Idolomantis diabolica, commonly known as the Devil’s Flower Mantis or Giant Devil’s Flower Mantis, is one of the largest species of praying mantis, possibly the largest that mimics flowers. It is the only species classified under the … Continue reading

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A Beetle With a Raspberry Beret

Cysteodemus wislizeni (Meloidae) Denver Museum of Nature and Science; Chris Grinter Cysteodemus wislizeni Desert Blister Beetle Family: Meloidae Subfamily: Meloinae Tribe: Lyttini Length: 10-15 mm. Males usually smaller than the females Why a purple butt beret? The poofy purple butt-cover is … Continue reading

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Achrioptera fallax

Achrioptera fallax is a stick insect species found in Madagascar. The males are a bright electric blue (with greenish tints) and have two rows of reddish orange spines along the edges of the femur. There are also dark coloured spines … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis Matrioska by Raul del Sol

Matrioska, seen as fertility icon, reflects the alteration process of shape. Together with metamorphosis process they create in this collection an amazing artistic visual language. Coldness, distance and metamorphosis are characteristics that captivate Raul del Sol from insects. Thoroughness, sense of observation … Continue reading

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Entomology by Vladimir Stankovic

“My name is Vladimir Stankovic, I’m a graphic designer and illustrator from Serbia, currently based in Rovaniemi, Finland. In my work I try to combine my love and passion towards illustration and graphic design, with the use of both traditional … Continue reading

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