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View stunning insect macrophotography combined with informative descriptions

/ Class: Insecta /

Find useful educational resources including information about butterfly wing patterns

/ CE Digest /

Read articles about how insects play a major role in almost every aspect of human culture

Welcome to Insects.org

This site aims to help you really see insects for the miniature marvels they represent and to understand how intertwined our cultures have become with these alien creatures.

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Tiger Moth

Tiger moths and are known for their white and orange wings as well as their striped fringe border. These moths feed on plant materials.

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Painted Lady Butterfly

The Painted Lady Butterfly is similar to the Virginia Lady and the West Coast Lady. Also known as the thistle butterfly.

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Moss Mantid

Believe it or not, you are staring into the eyes of a tropical praying mantis.

bug of the week
Green Darner Dragonfly

Dragonflies spend considerable time in flight and are aggressive insectivores with large transparent membranous wings and huge compound eyes. This Green Darner is the largest contemporary dragonfly.... Read More

Postage Stamps Coming Soon!

I am getting closer to releasing a new section of Class Insecta to include a collection of insects on stamps. Stay tuned.