The scarlet-bodied wasp moth, is a beautiful insect native to Florida. Its striking adult coloration, including a bright red thorax and abdomen, and transparent wings patterned with black, make this moth immediately stand out in Florida landscapes
Mantises are incredible creatures. They are great hunters and come in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes. They are considered good luck in many places and can be found all over the world. This mantis doesnt require much care or feeding, just a spot to sit on your desk or shelf. The Praying Mantis Beaded Sculpture is almost 2 3/4 inches from head to abdomen and 1/2 inch body width at the widest point. All of our Beadies are handmade from glass seed beads and wire. Each dragon i...
Artist Spotlight: Natural History Illustrations by Kelsey Oseid
"Creatures of the order Coleoptera," Art print of an illustration by Kelsey Oseid. This poster chronicles 31 beetles from the vast insect order, Coleoptera. Printed in Minneapolis on acid free 80 cover. Packaged rolled with
Yumi Okita Moths always bring up memories of summer nights with pulsating clouds of fluttery wings swarming the lights by the door…and the subsequent shrieking that breaks the quiet as I flail my arms a…
Strange Animals You Didn’t Know Exist Umbonia Spinosa These thorn bugs are related to cicadas, and use their beaks to pierce plant stems to feed upon their sap. Their strange appearance still poses many questions to scientists
There are 4 species of royal flycatchers all with the “royal crown” which is generally only on display during courtship rituals and competitions with other males. Usually the crest is lying flat but opens up like a fan.