Colored electron micrograph of a dust mite. The mite has an unsegmented, round body. It's mouthparts (lower center) are highly adapted to feeding on the dead scales of human skin found in household dust. Millions of dust mites live inside furniture and fabric in the average home. The dead bodies and excrement of dust mites can cause allergic reactions to household dust. Magnification is 300x
Trees shrouded in ghostly cocoons line the edges of a submerged farm field in the Pakistani village of Sindh, where 2010's massive floods drove millions of spiders and possibly other insects into the trees to spin their webs.
Bocydium globulare -- tree hopper. Found in the northern part of South America Members of the genus Bocydium are found only in the northern half of South America. The various species range from 4.6 to 7.5 mm in length (Godoy et al., 2006). The purpose of the balls on the pronotal extensions has not been definitively explained.