If we keep it as a pet, we could name him Herman and he could share his bowl with the dog or the cat.

10 of the largest insects in the world

Goliath beetle Based on weight and bulk, goliath beetles are strong contenders for the title of largest insects on Earth. Native to Africa, males of these species can grow to over 4 inches, and can weigh as much as 100 grams ounces) in their larval stage.

I am an artist in the UK and a little bit obsessed with insects! So a few years ago I tried to recreate my favourite specimens using recycled paper, wire and thread. I now have a collection of around 100 different species and am still adding to it!  The insects are all hand cut using a scalpel and some of them are embroidered by hand to create their patterns and textures.

I Create Bugs, Butterflies, And Insects Using Recycled Paper, Wire And Thread

You might remember Kate Kato's work from our post last year. However, after clapping our eyes on her latest designs, we simply had to share. The UK-based artist is a self-confessed insect addict, and.

Cerambycid beetle (Coleoptera, Lamiinae, Cerambycidae) from the dense rain forest of Yangambi (DR Congo)

Specimen mounted and photographed by Andre de Kessel - "Cerambycid beetle (ca long, Coleoptera, Lamiinae, Cerambycidae;) from the dense rain forest of Yangambi (DR Congo, November ethanol preserved).

A Frog Leg #Beetle (Sagra sp) #insect

What do You Think if Bugs That Look Like Roaches?

The Idolomantis Diabolica is sometimes known as the "King of all mantids" for the obvious reason: it's beauty, size and rarity, is one of the largest species of praying mantis that mimic flowers. (Photo by: Scott Thompson)

10 Most Disturbing Bugs

Devil& Flower Mantis (Idolomantis diabolica) - Beautiful Macro Insect Photo: Devils Flower, Igor Siwanowicz, Flower Mantis, Praying Mantis, Devil S Flower

Golden Tortoise Beetle  http://bugguide.net/images/raw/OKKKUKGK9KSKEKRKEKGQO02Q10RKA0KK6K2QWKZKWKRK9K4QO0VQJ01QVKUQLS9QLSXKBKAQRSXK.jpg

Golden Tortoise Beetles, Charidotella Sexpunctata, previously known as Metriona Bicolor, are common North American beetles.

The scarab beetle is a good omen. I noticed it in the sand after I fell to my knees weeping over the sight of the pyramids.

This is an emerald fruit chafer beetle. I know because I pinned one just a moment ago.

National Geographic Japan: Hemiptera: Treehopper - Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica

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One species of the genus Umbelligenus ( Euphorbiaceae : Euraceae) Umbelligerus sp. Picture taken in: Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica. (Auto web translated from Japanese)

.Pachycoris torridus, different colors Check out more #Art & #Designs at: http://www.vektfxdesigns.com

Types of Bugs with Pictures and Names (How to Prevent Bugs In House

Pachycoris torridus, different colors (auf der Mauer auf der Lauer sitzt ne…

World's longest insect. Could it mean that insects are evolving into dinosaurs... mammals, primates..? Well?

World’s Longest Insect

familly related bug - compared to hand size. Found in Southeast China, 2 feet long. World's longest insect.

Insectos son mi pasión, yo conozco mucho sobre insectos porque son necesarios a vida en Tierra

Yellow Jacket Good Guys In The Backyard. But - don't forget who they are. Respect for your neighbors in the backyard is always a good idea.

I love the overlapping of the divided body parts, and yellow and black pattern.

100 Most Beautiful Macro Photography examples for your inspiration

Giant Malaysian Shield Mantis   | 10 Surprisingly Stunning Species Of Mantis

Giant Malaysian Shield Mantis

Cicadas always bring me back to my childhood in southeast Texas. A sure sign of the arrival of summer. haufsbeautifulcreatures: love cicadas

What do You Think if Bugs That Look Like Roaches?

Cicadas always bring me back to my childhood in southeast Texas. A sure sign of the arrival of summer. haufsbeautifulcreatures: love cicadas: Pattern, Insects And Bugs, Cicada, Bugs Insects, Animal