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Photos of arthropods in Madagascar [updated 2013-02-13]


Chameleons of Madagascar - 12-month calendar

Herps of Madagascar - 12-month calendar

Lemurs of Madagascar - 12-month calendar

Madagascar - 18-month calendar

Madagascar Calendar - 12-month calendar

Madagascar Calendar II - 12 months by mongabay

Wildlife of Madagascar - 12-month calendar

Budget Calendars

Worm in a protective case

Spotted Jewel beetle (family Buprestidae, genus Polybothris)

Red millipede



Ants devouring a mammal fetus

Pink and orange spider

Yellow dragonfly with maroon eyes and blue cheeks

Yellow dragonfly with maroon eyes and blue cheeks

Mating caddisflies (Trichoptera)


Spotted Jewel beetle (family Buprestidae, genus Polybothris)

Green mantis

Green beetle with an orange head

Rainforest crab

Yellow and blue weevil

Black Tortoise beetle with yellow polkadots

Caterpillar in Ranomafana National Park (Ranomafana N.P.)


Unidentified Dragonfly

Camouflaged grasshopper

Blue-eyed dragonfly

Green katydid


Crab spider

Red bug

Shield bug

Hissing cockroach in Madagascar

Chrysiridia rhipheus (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

Orange and black bug

Dark gray moth with metallic-green spots

Unknown caterpillar

Leaf-mimicking katydid

Spider (Ranomafana N.P.)



Green Pill Millipede (Ranomafana N.P.)

Madagascar centipede

Katydid with turquoise stripes

White insect with a red mite

Blue planthopper

Multicolored spider

Jumping spider

Blue planthopper

Red bug

Giraffe weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)

Green, blue, and orange leafhopper

Pill millipede

Blue dragonfly

Madagascar Fire Millipede (Aphistogoniulus sp)



Mossy stick insect

Mossy stick insect

Stick insect

Yellow and pink caterpillar

Mating bugs

Blue, yellow, black, and red caterpillar


Flatid leaf bugs (nymph form)

Giant walking stick



Metallic Jewel beetle (family Buprestidae)

Black and white marbled weevil (Curculionidae family)

Clear winged butterfly (Manambolo)

Nephila madagascariensis orb weaving spider

Metallic orange beetle

Green mantid

Orange planthopper

Blue planthopper


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