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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

Neon green, turquoise, purple, red, and orange grasshopper

Lutinus Beetle


Juvenile Malagasy Emerald Green Pill Millipede (Sphaerotheriida)

Unidentified Dragonfly

Madagascar Fire Millipede (Aphistogoniulus sp)

Blue crab in Madagascar

Gasteracanthinae spider-maybe Madacantha nossibeana (Masoala NP)

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

Flatid leaf bug nymphs; tree trunk

Metallic Jewel beetle (family Buprestidae)

Giraffe weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)

Urania riphaeus moth (now Chrysiridia rhipheus)

Phromnia rosea nymphs (Nosy Mangabe)

Spittle bug

Black pill millipede

Pill millipede


Insect resembling a partially chewed leaf (Masoala NP)

Red clear-wing butterfly (Nymphalidae: Acraea lia)

Polybothris Jewel beetle (family Buprestidae)

Green pill millipede rolled in ball

Rainbow Bush Locust (Phymateus saxosus)

Black and yellow dragonfly

Giraffe-necked weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)

Shield bug

Black and white thorn spider (Nosy Mangabe)

Cicada (Manambolo)

Grey moth


Nocturnal stick insect

Leaf-mimicking treehopper

Orange, yellow, and black butterfly

Unknown caterpillar

Translucent spider with turquoise, green, and yellow parts

Stick insect

mantid yellow

Leaf Insect (Ranomafana N.P.)

Brown mantid at Isalo

Madagascar Fire Millipede (Aphistogoniulus sp)

Yellow leafhopper

Walking stick insect

Forest crab in Madagascar

Cricket (Stenopelmatus?)

Green spider on a white flower

Red millipede in Madagascar

Black moth


Red millipede

Pink and orange spider

Mating orange, red, and black bugs

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

Forest cricket


Yellow spider eating a moth

Scorpion in Isalo N.P. (Isalo)

Light pink flatid leaf bugs


Giraffe-necked weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)

Green mantid

Green mantid

Green katydid


Polybothris jewel beetle

Coreidae bug with red antenna


Neon pink leafhopper

Juvenile Malagasy Emerald Pill Millipedes (Sphaerotheriida)


Camouflaged caterpillar

Orange planthopper


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