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Lucanus elaphus  From Coleoptera https://www.facebook.com/pages/Coleoptera/130959736976072

Lucanus elaphus From Coleoptera https://www.facebook.com/pages/Coleoptera/130959736976072

After WWII, the use of chemical weapons on animals grew common, and the first city-wide spraying of the later-banned pesticide aldrin happened in Detroit in 1959. This chemical bombing campaign came in response to an invasion by the Japanese beetle, which had appeared as a lawn-grass pest during the previous 30 years. If it was “Japaneseˮ in post-war America, then it seemed to require aerial bombardment.

After WWII, the use of chemical weapons on animals grew common, and the first city-wide spraying of the later-banned pesticide aldrin happened in Detroit in 1959. This chemical bombing campaign came in response to an invasion by the Japanese beetle, which had appeared as a lawn-grass pest during the previous 30 years. If it was “Japaneseˮ in post-war America, then it seemed to require aerial bombardment.

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Streptocerus speciosus www.lab333.com www.facebook.com/pages/LAB-STYLE/585086788169863 http://www.lab333style.com https://instagram.com/lab_333 http://lablikes.tumblr.com www.pinterest.com/labstyle

Scorpion Spider

Dargle Wildlife Sightings – Autumn 2015

Ladybug,  Andrew Scott acrylic on pvc gel and iron wire, from my parents' collection

Ladybug, Andrew Scott acrylic on pvc gel and iron wire, from my parents' collection

SFR Mail

Red and Black Beetle by Kari von Wening metal sculptor

Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle (Cicindela sexguttata)  by Slomoz: Commonly found in the woods of North America (from Minnesota and Ontario to Kentucky) they are characterized by overlappin white mandibles. They usually have 6 spots, but sometimes fewer or none at all! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cicindela_sexguttata #Six_Spotted_Tiger_Beetle

Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle (Cicindela sexguttata) by Slomoz: Commonly found in the woods of North America (from Minnesota and Ontario to Kentucky) they are characterized by overlappin white mandibles. They usually have 6 spots, but sometimes fewer or none a

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