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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

Yellow wasps

Dark gray moth with metallic-green spots

Black caterpillar with yellow spots

Green shield bug

Brown damselfly

Mossy stick insect

Green mantid


Madagascar centipede

Blue planthopper

Blue-eyed fly

Mossy stick insect

Dung beetle in Madagascar

Green spider on a white flower


butterfly (Kirindy)

Walking stick insect


Juvenile Malagasy Emerald Green Pill Millipede (Sphaerotheriida)

Shield bug


Green praying mantis

Jumping spider

Rainbow locust

Red bug

Green insect

Crab spider


Iridescent insect wing

Madagascar moth with an orange mask-marking on its back

Yellow and pink caterpillar

Malagasy flatid bug (Phromnia rosea) in its nymph stage

Iridescent insect wing

katydid (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

Hermit crab in Madagascar



Mossy stick insect

Spider eating a red leafhopper

Pink and orange mite (Acari)

Brilliantly-colored wing of the Malagasy sunset moth (Chrysiridia rhipheus)


Malagasy flatid bug (Phromnia rosea) in its nymph stage


Red millipede in Madagascar


Blue, yellow, black, and red caterpillar

Whirligig beetles resembling fish

Green mantid

Train of caterpillars


Green mantid

Green mantis


Phromnia rosea nymphs; tree trunk (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

Green mantid

Mating beetles

Crab in Madagascar

Mossy stick insect

Orange planthopper

Unidentified Dragonfly

Crab spider

Caterpillar with blue and black spines

Giraffe-necked weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)

Unidentified Dragonfly

Giant orb spider in Madagascar

Spotted moth


Giraffe weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)


Unknown caterpillar

Beetle on hand (Ranomafana N.P.)

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