Scientists believe that a function of a zebra’s stripes is to deter insects, so a team or researchers painted black and white stripes on several cows and discovered that it reduced the number of biting flies landing on the cows by more than 50%.
Indonesian farmers introduce fish into their water-laden rice fields in a process called rice-fish culture. The fish droppings act as fertiliser, while the fish eat any insect pests and improve oxygen circulation around the field, increasing rice yields by up to 10%.....
Pygmy monkey is fascinated by insects.
We just found this massive stick insect on our bins this morning
Scientists believe now that Earth is losing 1 to 2% of its insects per year. This is scary.
Giant Tarantulas keep tiny frogs as pets so that the frog can protect the spider's eggs from insects and spider can protect frog from predators.
TIL Tarantulas keep tiny frogs as pets because they eat the insects that feed on the Tarantulas eggs
My first Putrid Blightking / Insect NMM reference image
48 million year old insect preserved in amber
I’ve wanted to do Robert Lang insect since I started doing Origami. This treehopper is my first try.
Maybe the dual blades and insect glaive but the jury's still out on that
Yes, yes, certified in flying insects 🦟🦗
Bees are my favourite insect 🐝🐝🐝
Shinobu Kochou the Insect Hashira [art by AppleCaramel]
Small collection of some commonly found SO Cal insects
Girlfriend found this on a family member's fb timeline. If you have some knowledge about insects, it gets worse the more you analyze it.
Incredibly close-up picture of a somewhat dirty insect eye 🐞👁
stop ruining my family rp😠😠😠 by doing insects
Pick two to defend you, the rest are coming to kill you: Insect Edition! More details in the comments
Rimworld music when commiting mass genocide on humans and Insects
They actually modelled the insects in the game..
Pygmy Marmoset & Large Insect
🔥 Giant Tarantulas keep tiny frogs as pets so that the frog can protect the spider's eggs from insects and spider can protect frog from predators. full credit goes to u/Dev-98 (reposted forgot to add the fire )
I fused the two most majestic bug types together to create the Pokémon insect queen!
The general lack of awareness about the role insects play in ecosystems and food webs makes me pretty sad.
A scorpion can have as many as 100 babies in a single brood. They are not hatched from eggs like insects. Baby scorpions (scorplings) have very soft exoskeletons. They crawl up onto their mother's back and ride there for 10 to 20 days until their exoskeleton get strong enough.
Die Insect! ... in a little while
Centaurs have six limbs and are therefore insects.
🏚 Hornets construct their homes from saliva and wood pulp they chew and fashion into a nest. The insects build these paper-like structures in areas that have plenty of shade and protection from the elements. A typical hornet nest consists of hexagonal combs, an outer covering, and a single entrance.
I personally believe closeups of insects are always interesting because it’s a world we seldom see. Here’s a skipper photo I took for example.
I've made a small series of magical insects giving affirmations for coping with trauma. Are you doing okay?
Is this insect called "white people?"
What species is this insect?
Butterflies, Caterpillars, Other Insects, and Flowers, 1659 Butterflies, Caterpillars, Other Insects, and Flowers, 2021 Jan Van Kessel @highmuseumofart