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.
Are the caterpillars in your garden toxic? Do they sting? Will they seriously damage your plants? The answers are in this easy and authoritative guide to garden caterpillars.
In the fall they disappear, and then in the spring they appear again. But what happens to all the insects during the cold, snowy winter months? Read more..
Insects and entomology are way UNDERRATED. Many perceive insects to be creepy and disgusting. However, travels, social interactions, environmental and social awareness come with this science. Explore the less known adventures in the world of insects now!
The Sunshine State has all sorts of over-sized bugs and creep-crawlies. This article looks at the biggest spiders in Florida.
Named after the caterpillar's resemblance to an elephant's trunk, the elephant hawk-moth caterpillar interestingly transforms into a colorful moth. Although, when the caterpillar's head recoils, two large eye-like markings behind the head suggest a snake-like animal, often frightening predators.
Horsehair worms are long and slender animals that writhe and form shapes resembling knots with their body. They are parasites during part of their life cycle and at one point control the behaviour of their host.
Cockroaches are fascinating insects. Some are pests and can transmit microbes that cause disease. One species is kept as a pet. Cockroach robots may be useful in the future.
Katydids are solitary creatures. Rarely will you ever see more than one of them at any given time. And, their life is brief - most only live about a year. This article will give you some insight as to how that brief life is spent.
Identify that furry or fuzzy caterpillar you found with the help of this quick, easy, and authoritative guide.
You have seen zombies on film and TV shows, but have you seen real-life zombie ants? Continue reading to learn more.
Black widow spiders, scientific name Latrodectus mactans, are among the most venomous of all arachnids. I have been working with insects and spiders for almost 20 years and I get a lot of questions about black widow spiders. This article addresses all of your black widow concerns and curiosities.
Hercules beetles are named after the hero of ancient myths. The male has horns that may be very long. The insects can change colour and are found in both the old and the new world.