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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

Wasp colonized by parasitic fungus


Brown mantis


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


cicada in sand (Manambolo)

Orb spider

Giraffe weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)

Spotted moth

Red millipede

Metallic black spider

Green mantid

Malagasy flatid bug (Phromnia rosea) in its nymph stage

Red millipede in Madagascar

Jungle crab

Giant spider

Spotted Jewel beetle (family Buprestidae, genus Polybothris)

Longhorn beetle

Madagascar golden orb spider (Nephila madagascariensis)

Leaf-mimicking treehopper

Giraffe weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)

Water beetles resembling fish (whirligig beetles)

Juvenile Malagasy Emerald Green Pill Millipede (Sphaerotheriida)

Spotted Jewel beetle (family Buprestidae, genus Polybothris)

Dragonfly (Ranomafana N.P.)

Mossy stick insect

Red millipede with red legs

Forest crab in Madagascar

Raspberry dragonfly


Green grasshopper

Beetle with long antennae


Blue-eyed fly

Orange and black "Halloween" moth

Juvenile Malagasy Emerald Green Pill Millipede (Sphaerotheriida)

Longhorn Beetle (Cerambycidae)

Madagascar Fire Millipede (Aphistogoniulus sp)

Orb spider


Brown praying mantis

Multicolored spider

Stick insect

Orange planthopper

Green grasshopper (Manambolo)



Translucent spider with turquoise, green, and yellow parts



Green beetle with an orange head

Black moth with a pair of orange spots and transparent patches on its wings


Wing with orange eye-spot belonging to Antherina suraka, Saturniidae family

Stink bug

Green katydid

Black Tortoise beetle with yellow polkadots

Black and white marbled weevil (Curculionidae family)

Forest roach

Hermit crab

Blue-eyed dragonfly

Yellow and blue weevil

Blue and yellow leafhopper

Green insect

Giant hissing cockroach pollinating a purple flower


Madagascar Fire Millipede (Aphistogoniulus sp)


Dark gray moth with metallic-green spots

Beetle with long antennae

Water beetles resembling fish (whirligig beetles)

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