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Magicicada

True Bugs The insect order Hemiptera is an abundant and diverse assemblage that includes hoppers, cicadas, aphids, scale insects, and others. These insects have beak-like mouthparts specialized for piercing/sucking.

Arilus cristatus, the wheel bug, is a predatory insect common in the eastern United States.  Urbana, Illinois, USA

Arilus cristatus, the wheel bug, is a predatory insect common in the eastern United States.

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Nature Blows My Mind! Amazing leaf-mimicking animals

Western Corn Rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera) on a soybean. Farmers have traditionally fought this insect by rotating corn out with soybeans every year. The insect lays its eggs in the soil, and in rotated fields the emerging young rootworms find themselves lost in a sea of inedible plants. Yet some populations adapted, flying to soy fields to lay eggs so their offspring catch next year's corn.

Beetles are older than the dinosaurs and contain more described species than any other order of insects.

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Some of the world's strangest and most interesting beetles live only in ant colonies, skimming from the ants' vast resources to make their living. Here, a Vatesus rove beetle runs in a colony of Eciton army ants.

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Hymenoptera: Bees, Wasps, and Sawflies - Alex Wild

A small robber fly (Asilidae) perches in an Illinois prairie with freshly-caught aphid prey. Urbana, Illinois, USA

A small robber fly (Asilidae) perches in an Illinois prairie with freshly-caught aphid prey.

Calloconophora

True Bugs The insect order Hemiptera is an abundant and diverse assemblage that includes hoppers, cicadas, aphids, scale insects, and others. These insects have beak-like mouthparts specialized for piercing/sucking.

Cerasa inermis treehopper (Membracidae).  California, USA

True Bugs The insect order Hemiptera is an abundant and diverse assemblage that includes hoppers, cicadas, aphids, scale insects, and others. These insects have beak-like mouthparts specialized for piercing/sucking.

Entimus nobilis  a genus of broad-nosed weevils belonging to the true weevil family CURCULIONIDAE,  and subfamily Entiminae.

Entimus nobilis a genus of broad-nosed weevils belonging to the true weevil family CURCULIONIDAE, and subfamily Entiminae.

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