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Photos of invertebrates 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 milipede in the rainforest

Red Thorn Spider

Jungle crab

Round metallic beetle

Madagascar moth with an orange mask-marking on its back

Red Bugs (immature nymph, which lacks full wings) (Manambolo)

Giraffe weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa)

Mossy stick insect

Red and orange Galerucinae Leaf Beetle

Teal and black butterflies (Manambolo)

Spiny crab spider (Gasteracantha sp.)

Yellow, blue, and black caterpillar


Pill millipede

Stick insect


Green shield bug


Pink and purple insect with huge eyes; this is a nymph that has JUST molted; abdomen is long like a damsel (or dragon) fly

Unknown caterpillar

Hermit crab missing its shell




perinet moth (Perinet)

Green mantid


Reduviidae (a true bug)


Block beetle

Forest roach

Blue-eyed fly

Andasibe Mantid (female)

Honeycombs in Madagascar

Unidentified Dragonfly

Green mantid

Flatid leaf bug nymphs, resembling white lichen

Mating bugs

Black caterpillar in Perinet (Andasibe)

Green katydid (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

Metallic black spider

Madagascar Fire Millipede

Malagasy flatid bug (Phromnia rosea) in its nymph stage


Brown praying mantis


Mating roaches

Katydid with turquoise stripes

Caterpillars found at the petite tsingy (Tsingy de Bemaraha)

Wasp (Pompiloidea) dragging a massive spider



Brown grasshopper with yellow stripes




Giant Milkweek Locust


Juvenile insect, not the giraffe-neck weevil

Beetle (Ranomafana N.P.)



Fishing spider

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


Black millipede with yellow legs

Ragged-looking butterfly

Furry moth

Wasp dragging (Pompiloidea) a giant spider

Brilliantly colorful grasshopper

Flatid leaf bug nymphs, resembling white lichen

Green stick insect

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