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Photos of insects 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

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-eyed fly

Green-blue swallow-tail butterfly

Giraffe-necked weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)


Multi-colored bug

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

Polybothris Jewel beetle (family Buprestidae)

Green mantid

Flatid leaf bugs (Phromnia rosea)

Mossy stick insect

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

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


Mossy stick insect


Multi-colored grasshopper with orrange eyes


Ants devouring a mammal fetus

Stick insect

Pink and green grasshopper at the petite tsingy


Giraffe-necked Weevil

Mossy stick insect

Juvenile insect, not the giraffe-neck weevil

Longhorn Beetle in flight with guide Armand (Nosy Mangabe)

Black, yellow, and blue caterpillar

White insect with a red mite

Whirligig beetles (Gyrinidae family); this insect has 4 eyes: two on each side of their head, one for above water and one for below.

Yellow and blue weevil

Green and brown Lycidae weevil ( Coleoptera)

Brown mantis

Mating butterflies

Polka-dotted moth

Stick insect

Straw-like grasshopper

Blue planthopper

Leaf-mimicking katydid

Polybothris Jewel beetle (family Buprestidae)

Flatid Leaf Bugs Adult (Andasibe)



Multicolored katydid

Madagascar Scarab, family Scarabaeidae

Orange and black bug

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