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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

Red millipede

Shield bug

Nephila madagascariensis orb spider


Mossy stick insect


Red dragonfly

Hermit crab in Madagascar

Giant moth

Green mantid

Mossy stick insect

Black and white marbled weevil (Curculionidae family)

Camouflaged caterpillar

Yellow, blue, and black caterpillar

Shield bug

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

Katydid with turquoise stripes


Antherina suraka, Saturniidae family - wing with orange eye-spot


Red millipede

Red-eyed fly

Green-blue swallow-tail butterfly

Giraffe-necked weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)


Multi-colored bug

Madagascar Fire Millipede (Aphistogoniulus sp)

Red-orange insect (Dyserdycus genus) in the Pyrrhocoridae family (true bugs)

Madagascar Fire Millipede (Aphistogoniulus sp)

Polybothris Jewel beetle (family Buprestidae)

Green mantid

Mossy stick insect

Orange planthopper

Giant hissing cockroach pollinating a purple flower

Leaf mimic insect

Rainbow Bush Locust (Phymateus saxosus)

Raspberry dragonfly

Long-necked weevil

Hairy Lithinus weevil (Curculionidae)


Adult Flatid leaf bugs (Phromnia rosea)

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

Spotted moth


Blue dragonfly

Ants devouring a fetus

Lantern bug

Green mantid

Forest crab in Madagascar

Madagascar Fire Millipede (Aphistogoniulus sp)

Orb spider

Ghost Mantis (Phyllocrania paradoxa)

Orange and blue beetle

Yellow and pink caterpillar

Green katydid

Malagasy flatid bug (Phromnia rosea) in its nymph stage

Stick insect

Unidentified Dragonfly

Blue-eyed dragonfly


Hermit crab

Mossy stick insect


Multi-colored grasshopper with orrange eyes


Ants devouring a mammal fetus


Pink and green grasshopper at the petite tsingy


Giraffe-necked Weevil

Mossy stick insect

Juvenile insect, not the giraffe-neck weevil

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