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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

Green insect

Orb spider


Giraffe weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)

Malagasy flatid bug (Phromnia rosea) in its nymph stage

Yellow wasps

Hissing cockroach in Madagascar

Polybothris Jewel beetle (family Buprestidae)


Black moth with a pair of orange spots


Multicolored spider

Shield bug

Phromnia rosea (adult) (Isalo)

Shield bug

Red dragonfly

Stick insect

Orange moth


Black and yellow cricket


Green mantid

Cricket with light blue markings

Red and orange Galerucinae Leaf Beetle

Green grasshopper

Green mantid



Spittle bug

White and gray butterfly with an orange head


Malagasy flatid bug (Phromnia rosea) in its nymph stage

Black Tortoise beetle with yellow polkadots

Saribia buttefly (Lycaenidae), not a Skipper butterfly (Hesperioidea)

Neon-colored wing of the Madagascan sunset moth (Chrysiridia rhipheus)

Mossy stick insect

Giant Borneo walking stick

Orange caterpillar

Multi-colored bug

Orb weaving spider

Green and brown Lycidae weevil ( Coleoptera)

Stunning wing of the Madagascan sunset moth (Chrysiridia rhipheus)


Giant cockroach in Madagascar

Blue dragonfly

Shield bug

Red milipede in the rainforest

Red Thorn Spider

Jungle crab

Round metallic beetle

Madagascar moth with an orange mask-marking on its back

Red Bugs (immature nymph, which lacks full wings) (Manambolo)

Giraffe weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)

Mossy stick insect

Red and orange Galerucinae Leaf Beetle

Teal and black butterflies (Manambolo)

Spiny crab spider (Gasteracantha sp.)

Yellow, blue, and black caterpillar

Pill millipede

Stick insect


Green shield bug


Pink and purple insect with huge eyes; this is a nymph that has JUST molted; abdomen is long like a damsel (or dragon) fly

Unknown caterpillar

Hermit crab missing its shell




perinet moth (Perinet)

Green mantid


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