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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

Andasibe Mantid (female)


Yellow spider eating a moth

Hairy insect [Lithinus weevil (Curculionidae)]

Small colorful spider

Stick insect

Giant orb spider in Madagascar


Ants devouring a fetus

lutinus beetle (Andasibe)

Green mantid

Red-eyed fly in Madagascar


Yellow wasps

Red millipede



Green mantis

Yellow and pink caterpillar

Blue planthopper


Madagascar Fire Millipede (Aphistogoniulus sp)

Brown Ghost Mantis (Phyllocrania paradoxa)

Red millipeded with red feet

Red-orange beetle

Katydid with turquoise stripes

Flatid leaf bug nymphs, resembling white lichen


Camouflaged caterpillar

Butterfly (Aterica rabena)

Mossy stick insect headshot

Stick insect

Giant Borneo walking stick

Green praying mantis

Green, yellow, orange, brown, and white spider on an Alluaudia procera plant


Metallic turquoise and black spider

Forest crab in Madagascar


Walking stick insect

Orange and black Reduviidae juvenile bug, with the abdomen sticking up to look like a fierce mantis

Malagasy flatid bug (Phromnia rosea) in its nymph stage

Crab spider

Hairy Lithinus weevil (Curculionidae)

Giraffe-necked weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)

Pill millipede

Red and black bugs

Malagasy flatid bug (Phromnia rosea) in its nymph stage

Rainbow locust

Red bug

Orb spider

Green spider on a white flower

Blue-eyed fly


Translucent spider with turquoise, green, and yellow parts


Yellow-speckled Cleonine weevil (genus Lixus - Curculionidae family)

Yellow and blue weevil


Giraffe weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)

Katydid with enormously long antennae

Butterfly (Aterica rabena)

Ants devouring an animal fetus


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

Giraffe weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)

Giant hissing cockroach pollinating a purple flower

Multicolored spider

Orange planthopper



Phromnia rosea nymphs on tree trunk (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

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