That’s a cute little jewel wasp emerging from its cockroach host. Its mom turned the roach into a zombie for her larva to feed on. I ♥ parasites. When is Pixar gonna make a movie about parasitoid wasps?!
Source: National Geographic
Timelapse for the two-faced calfs skull being cleaned by the beetles.
I just thought it was the coolest thing ever so I tried to make a gif.
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Isopod is freeking freeky.
An opportunistic Asian Giant Hornet (Vespa mandarinia) consumes a Pink Skimmer dragonfly (Orthetrum pruinosum) ensnared in the web of a Jorō Spider (Nephila clavata)
Suspended from the web, the hornet was unceremoniously dismembering and devouring it’s stolen meal.
by Sinobug (itchydogimages) on Flickr.
Pu’er, Yunnan, China
See more Chinese Hymenopterans (wasps, hornets, bees, ants and sawflies) on my Flickr site HERE…..
“Arachnida" from Ernst Haeckel’s Kunstformen der Natur, 1904
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