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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

Reduviidae (a true bug)


Block beetle

Forest roach

Blue-eyed fly

Andasibe Mantid (female)

Honeycombs in Madagascar

Unidentified Dragonfly

Green mantid

Flatid leaf bug nymphs, resembling white lichen

Mating bugs

Black caterpillar in Perinet (Andasibe)

Green katydid (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

Metallic black spider

Madagascar Fire Millipede

Malagasy flatid bug (Phromnia rosea) in its nymph stage


Brown praying mantis


Mating roaches

Katydid with turquoise stripes

Caterpillars found at the petite tsingy (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

Wasp (Pompiloidea) dragging a massive spider



Brown grasshopper with yellow stripes




Giant Milkweek Locust


Juvenile insect, not the giraffe-neck weevil

Beetle (Ranomafana N.P.)



Fishing spider

Dry grass-colored mantis (possibly Idolomorpha madagascariensis [Empusidae])


Black millipede with yellow legs

Ragged-looking butterfly

Furry moth

Wasp dragging (Pompiloidea) a giant spider

Brilliantly colorful grasshopper

Flatid leaf bug nymphs, resembling white lichen

Green stick insect

Shield bug

Black and white marbled weevil (Curculionidae family)



Round metallic beetle

Stink bug

Green insect

Green and black millipede


Jumping spider

Unidentified Dragonfly

Malagasy flatid bug (Phromnia rosea) in its nymph stage

Rainbow Milkweed Locust (Phymateus saxosus), a toxic species due to its propensity to eat milkweed

Green praying mantis

Yellow dragonfly with maroon eyes and blue cheeks

Red and orange Galerucinae Leaf Beetle



Andasibe Mantid (female)

Green mantid

Black moth with light orange and green spots

Flatid leaf bug nymphs, resembling white lichen


Giraffe-necked weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)

Ants devouring a mammal fetus

Jumping spider

Hermit crab in Madagascar

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