There are more than 300 known species of rhinoceros beetles, and they are among the largest of beetles, with some reaching lengths of more than six inches.
Bees play a very important role in pollinating flowers, but the insects are disappearing. Pesticides may be at least partly responsible for this disappearance.
Many slugs play a helpful role in their environment, although some are pests. Researchers are hoping to create useful items based on slug slime and movement.
The Sunshine State has all sorts of over-sized bugs and creep-crawlies. This article looks at the biggest spiders in Florida.
Most people confuse bees, wasps, and hornets, but there are several significant differences between the three. This article was written to educate you about those differences.
The portia spider is an intelligent jumping spider that feeds on other spiders and insects. Species of this spider with a legendary predatory reputation are found in many countries across the world.
The Jerusalem cricket is an interesting insect with bizarre looks that can be pretty frightening, but as long as you don't provoke them unnecessarily, they won't bite - and they aren't poisonous.
Cockroaches. They may be icky but they've got a lot of tricks up their hard little sleeves and you might be shocked to know what they're capable of and where they came from. Turn your repulsion to fascination right here with one click. I dare you.
There are many reasons why mosquitoes bite some people and not others and this article will address several of those, such as the pests preferring blood Type O over all other types.
Honey bees are very smart despite having tiny brains. They can learn; they have good memories, and they can communicate using a unique symbolic language.
Honey bees are an amazing insect that is gaining support because of their importance in agriculture and producing food. Here are five interesting facts that most people don't know.
Few people are aware of how black widow spiders contributed to the World War II effort, but they had a significant impact. In fact, a LIFE magazine article published on August 30thof 1943 credited each of several government employed arachnids with spinning between 100 and 180 feet of thread a week.This thread was then used to make cross hairs in the gunsights of U.S. Army instruments of war.
If you're not afraid of bugs, you might be after you read this article and find out what they look like up close. Brave photographers have made that possible, using macro photography.
Bumble bees have surprisingly capable brains. They can play a simple version of soccer and pull a string to get a reward. They may even experience optimism.
Exploring the diversity of insects that fly at dusk and into the night is enhanced by using an age old formula of 'moth-bait' painted onto tree trunks on a well known path.