The Idolomantis Diabolica is sometimes known as the "King of all mantids" for the obvious reason: it's beauty, size and rarity, is one of the largest species of praying mantis that mimic flowers. (Photo by: Scott Thompson)

10 Most Disturbing Bugs

The Idolomantis Diabolica is sometimes known as the "King of all mantids" for the obvious reason: it's beauty, size and rarity, is one of the largest species of praying mantis that mimic flowers. (Photo by: Scott Thompson)

Insekten im Porträt: Krabbeln, Kribbeln, Colour-Blocking | Wissen | ZEIT ONLINE

Insekten im Porträt: Krabbeln, Kribbeln, Colour-Blocking | Wissen | ZEIT ONLINE

OVERSTOCK: Giant Scarab Beetles, Chalcosoma atlas or caucasus  Real

OVERSTOCK: Giant Scarab Beetles, Chalcosoma atlas or caucasus Real

OVERSTOCK: Giant Scarab Beetles, Chalcosoma atlas or caucasus Real

If we keep it as a pet, we could name him Herman and he could share his bowl with the dog or the cat.

10 of the largest insects in the world

If we keep it as a pet, we could name him Herman and he could share his bowl with the dog or the cat.

I love the overlapping of the divided body parts, and yellow and black pattern.

100 Most Beautiful Macro Photography examples for your inspiration

I am an artist in the UK and a little bit obsessed with insects! So a few years ago I tried to recreate my favourite specimens using recycled paper, wire and thread. I now have a collection of around 100 different species and am still adding to it!  The insects are all hand cut using a scalpel and some of them are embroidered by hand to create their patterns and textures.

I am an artist in the UK and a little bit obsessed with insects! So a few years ago I tried to recreate my favourite specimens using recycled paper, wire and thread. I now have a collection of around 100 different species and am still adding to it! The insects are all hand cut using a scalpel and some of them are embroidered by hand to create their patterns and textures.

Pinterest
Search