Amy demonstrates why common garden bugs are not pests but serve a seriously vital role.
Many plantseeds have an elaiosome, which seduces ants to spread the seeds. Stick insects evolved the same trick!
Antonius asked what insect he found and was surprised that it was no insect at all! It is the house centipede (Scutigera coleoptrata).
The story goes that the Devil, in the form of a Devils Coach Horse (Ocypus olens), eats the bodies of sinners. Read the rest here!
Sometimes you come across a bug and you want to know what it is. So did Marc and he found the Western conifer seed bug (Leptoglossus occidentalis).
Not all males are born attractive, but there are alternative strategies to still get offspring! Read here how unattractive scorpionflies save their day.
Any sane beetle would know better than to mess with all-consuming red wood ants. You don’t want to get eaten do you? Well, this leaf beetle does not agree.
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And although insects can be terrifying, in general, insects are not slayers of men. Why are there no giant insects? Read it here.