Laura Young

Laura Young

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moth, butterfly, black, insects, installation

Black Cloud: Carlos Amorales Adorns Gallery Walls with Thousands of Black Paper Moths paper multiples installation butterflies Saved on August 2012 am

Unusual caterpillar skull.  Travelling on Australia's tropical forests, biologist Louis Weber saw in one of the unusual plants caterpillar whose head is more reminiscent of a skull! Fortunately, in the hands of the men was a camera, which he captures the unique of its kind insect.

hybridfication: “Caterpillar of the Pink Underwing Moth also known as the Imperial Fruit Sucking Moth (Phyllodes imperialis) This insect uses its skull like markings to ward of predators.

Cottony cushion scale (Icerya purchase) The females fertilize their eggs through infectious, parasitic tissue that infects them at birth and is derived from the leftover sperm of their fathers.

the cottony cushion scale (Icerya purchase) insect is found in citrus groves worldwide.

genus Hamadryas, Amazon,   They acquired their common name of “cracker butterflies” due to the unusual “cracking” sound produced by the males as part of their territorial displays.

Cracker butterflies are a neotropical group of medium-sized brush-footed butterfly species of the genus Hamadryas. They acquired their common name due to the unusual way that males produce a "cracking" sound as part of their territorial displays.