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victoriousvocabulary:

HETEROCERAPHILIA
[noun]
Informal: an obsession with moths; an extreme love for moths.
Etymology: Zoology Heterocera (a division of Lepidoptera, including the moths, and hawk moths, which have the antennæ variable in form), from Greek heterocera (other + horn) + philia (love).
[Jason Levesque]

victoriousvocabulary:

HETEROCERAPHILIA

[noun]

Informal: an obsession with moths; an extreme love for moths.

Etymology: Zoology Heterocera (a division of Lepidoptera, including the moths, and hawk moths, which have the antennæ variable in form), from Greek heterocera (other + horn) + philia (love).

[Jason Levesque]

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plant-scans:

Lacewing fly in nightLife on Earth, David Attenborough, 1979

plant-scans:

Lacewing fly in night
Life on Earth, David Attenborough, 1979

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fyeahcutebugs:

rhamphotheca:

the diurnal wasp mimic, Texas Wasp Moth (Horama panthalon) at the NABA’s National Butterfly Center in Mission, TX
(via: NABA Facebook)   (photo: Troy Zurovec)

#this bug has cute legwarmers

fyeahcutebugs:

rhamphotheca:

the diurnal wasp mimic, Texas Wasp Moth (Horama panthalon) at the NABA’s National Butterfly Center in Mission, TX

(via: NABA Facebook)   (photo: Troy Zurovec)

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biovisual:

Lincoln Gledhill, via awkwardsituationist

Photos of butterfly and moth wings taken by linden gledhil at seven to ten times life size.

"evolution is written on the wings of butterflies" - charles darwin

(via atelierentomologica)

Reblogged from capcomkai
Look who decide to molt this morning.  And gave mommy no heads up that she was going to do it.

Look who decide to molt this morning.  And gave mommy no heads up that she was going to do it.

Reblogged from sumsola
sumsola:

Bold jumping spider, Phidippus audax Photo credit: abikeOdyssey

sumsola:

Bold jumping spider, Phidippus audax

Photo credit: abikeOdyssey

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ftcreature:

Rainbow Jumping Spider, Maratus robinsoni, Australia

Read more here. Photos by: Peter Robo

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