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The Karkloof Emperor or Pearl Emperor (Charaxes varanes) is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae, found in Africa from Saudi Arabia to South Africa


Beautiful Purple Snail – When nature and creatures create a colorful display. I never thought I'd think a snail was pretty!

Chinese Moon Moth or Chinese Luna Moth (Actias dubernardi)

Chinese Comet Moth / Actias Dubernardi / Chinese Kite - by blepharopsis on DeviantART.

The Blue Mormon  This Mormon pin is loved at www.MormonLink.com

The blue Mormon. The blue Mormon (Papilio polymnestor) is a large swallowtail butterfly found in South India and Sri Lanka.

-Mariposas-  Leyenda Náhuatl.  Cuenta una leyenda náhuatl que cuando quieras desear felicidad y convertir los deseos realidad, susurra a papalotl "la mariposa" tu petición, ésta como no emite ningún sonido es el único ser vivo que podrá decírselo a Xochiquetzal, la diosa de la alegría y las flores. Si tienes un deseo secreto, si quieres desear felicidad, diselo a la mariposa y liberala, en agradecimiento ella se elevara al más grande de los cielos, y éste te será concedido en agradecimiento…

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Stinging Flannel Moth(Megalopyge lanata), photographed in Costa Rica.  Photo credit: Andreas Kay

thebuggeek: “insectlove: “ malformalady: Stinging Flannel Moth (Megalopyge lanata), photographed in Costa Rica. Photo credit: Andreas Kay ” It looks like it’s made from the lime/cream-cheese jello.

Igor Siwanowicz

Imperceptible organisms brought to life with microscope magic

An image from the 2012 Olympus BioScapes competition submitted by Dr. Igor Siwanowicz - Specimen: Oak lace bug (Corythucha arcuata ), a common oak pest. Dorsal view of bug ca.

So Bright! Madagascan Moon Moth Argema mittrei  alias Comet Moth

Comet moth, Argema mittrei, one of the most beautiful moths in the world. The Comet moth or Madagascan Moon Moth, is named after its long red 'tails'.

Katydid Nymph (Pseudophyllinae, Cymatomerini, Olcinia or Sathrophyllia sp.) | Flickr - John Horstman

Chinese Insect ~ Katydid Nymph (Pseudophyllinae, Cymatomerini, Olcinia or Sathrophyllia sp.

Butterfly group on leaves, orange, yellow, black.

w can go to Mexico and see this . I think I mentioned pbs thing on the migration. Monarchs resting on their migration to Mexico by debbie_dicarlo~~

Chinese Peacock butterfly

Chinese Peacock Butterfly (Papilio bianor) is a middle to large size swallowtail butterfly from East Asia.