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Feather Horned Beetle with Long Bushy 'Eyebrows'(Rhipicera femorata) by thefeaturedcreature: Males use their fantastic (hah!) antennae to locate a female feather-horned beetle that’s emitting pheromones which indicate she is ready for mating. Photo by ron_and_beth #Insects #Australia

Giant Mesquite Bugs live on various species of mesquite tree in the Southwest US and in Mexico. You can find these large leaf-footed bugs most easily in late summer and fall.

Brightly coloured Bugs

Coleoptera mosaic ~ Capture & arrangement of beetle specimens by Christopher Marley. In principal I'm wholly against killing or displaying dead creatures, whether they're insects or grizzly bears, for human gratification - but these are indeed beautiful.

Lucane, Passale and Letrus. Histoire naturelle des insectes, composée d'après Réamur, Geoffroy, Degéer, Roesel, Linné, Fabricius, et les meilleurs ouvrages qui... 2 Paris,Roret,1828. Biodiversitylibrary. Biodivlibrary. BHL. Biodiversity Heritage Library