Instagram Public Photos with #insectphotography

A face only a mother could love? i'm pretty partial to my #cecropiamoth caterpillars but am curious what you all think? do you love this squishy little spikey blob face, or does it totally bug you out?! 🤣🦋🐛
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soon this gentle giant will spin a silk cocoon wrapped in the maple leaves it has been feeding on. then it will enter a diapause, which means that it will overwinter and emerge as an adult moth next spring. the adult #hyalophoracecropia moth has the largest wing span of any north american moth, up to 6"!
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i feel so fortunate to be able to raise these here in fairyland (ok, technically it's just bucks county pennsylvania lol), and to be able to share them here with you all. i hope to maybe even inspire some of you on your way to becoming a #mothmom (or moth dad!) butterfly kisses, christine 😘
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#woodlandcreatures

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comment 8 star 954 9 hours ago

Lacebug (tingidae) by @melvynyeo_macro. i’ve been looking for a shot of these insects for weeks. i don’t know if this is true iridescence, but i can’t get over the way the colors reflect off their wings. excellent work @melvynyeo_macro!! /
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#lacebug #hemiptera #entomology #entomologia #entomologist #iridescence #iridescent #insect #insects #insectos #insectphoto #insectphotography #insectmacro #natgeo #nationalgeographic #insectsofinstagram #insectlovers #insectlover #insectart #insectmacro #insectgram #insectworld #bbcearth #bbcwildlife #animalovers #arthropod #invertebrate #naturemacro #naturalist #biology

comment 29 star 1,972 Yesterday

Did you know that there are somewhere around 400,000 species of beetle? that makes 1 in 4 of every species on the entire planet, including plants, a beetle. they inhabit every ecosystem except the ocean and polar regions and play critical parts and every one of those ecosystems. to say that i have an inordinate fondness is an understatement.
this single picture represents weeks of processing, every one of these was done by me with love.

comment 12 star 827 7 hours ago

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美しい芸術を生み出すクモ

森の中などで、こんなようなクモの巣を
見たことがありますか?

これは、ウズグモの仲間たちがつくり出すもの。
まさに、アートですよね!!
(※ウズグモは科の名前です)

渦巻き状の部分は「隠れ帯」といって、
この裏にクモが潜んでいることが多いようです。
この撮影のときは気配を気付かれ、
上の方に逃げてしまいました😅


私は、子どもの頃からクモが苦手でしたが、
このウズグモの巣を初めて見たとき、
クモに対する愛情と尊敬が、
いっきに芽生えたことを覚えています。

生きものは本当に、知れば知るほど面白い。
きっと、相手を知ることで、
苦手意識もなくなっていくんですね☺️

#ウズグモ #ウズグモ科
#クモ #クモの巣 #虫
#spider #uloboridae
#自然のアート #自然の不思議
#森 #森林 #山 #自然 #生きもの
#夏の森 #梅雨
#forest #nature #mountain 
#自然観察 #生きもの観察
#insectphotography 
#さがみの森 #相模原 #仙洞寺山 
#森とともに暮らす社会 
#noforestnolife 
#森づくりフォーラム #npo

comment 20 star 397 18 hours ago

#indianature, #indiaphotosociety, #indiashutterbugs, #indiaclicks, #india_undiscovered, #butterfly_n_flower, #butterflys, #butterflies, #butterfly_ir, #butterfly, #butterfliesofinstagram, #butterfly_hdr, #butterflyphotography, #butterflyphotography, #butterflyworld, #butterfly🦋, #flowers, #macroworld, #macro_secrets, #macro_brilliance, #insects, #insectphotography, #insectsofinstagram, #insectlovers, #flowerporn

comment 145 star 2,463 Yesterday