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Insects, Madagascar 1997

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Walking stick insect (Ft. Dauphin)
Walking stick insect
Stick insect (Ft. Dauphin)
Stick insect
Large gray stick insect (Ft. Dauphin)
Large gray stick insect
Weevil (Ft. Dauphin)
Weevil
Andasibe Insect (Andasibe)
Andasibe Insect
Andasibe Mantid (Andasibe)
Andasibe Mantid
Andasibe Mantid (Andasibe)
Andasibe Mantid
Andasibe Mantid (Andasibe)
Andasibe Mantid
Andasibe Mantid (Andasibe)
Andasibe Mantid
aquatic insect in hand (Kirindy)
aquatic insect in hand
aquatic insect (Kirindy)
aquatic insect
Butterfly on beach (Nosy Mangabe)
Butterfly on beach
Beetle  (Ranomafana N.P.)
Beetle
Longhorn Beetle in flight with guide Armand (Nosy Mangabe)
Longhorn Beetle in flight with guide Armand
Beetle on hand  (Ranomafana N.P.)
Beetle on hand
Masoala peninsula beetle (Masoala NP)
Masoala peninsula beetle
Longhorn Beetle (Cerambycidae) (Nosy Mangabe)
Longhorn Beetle (Cerambycidae)
Pill millipede at Berenty (Berenty)
Pill millipede at Berenty
Grey moth (Berenty)
Grey moth
black dragonfly (Manambolo)
black dragonfly
Black pill millipede (Masoala NP)
Black pill millipede
blue butterflies (Manambolo)
blue butterflies
blue butterflies (Manambolo)
blue butterflies
blue butterfly at kirindy (Kirindy)
blue butterfly at kirindy
Brown mantid at Isalo (Isalo)
Brown mantid at Isalo
butterfly  (Kirindy)
butterfly
Caterpillar in Ranomafana National Park (Ranomafana N.P.)
Caterpillar in Ranomafana National Park
Green caterpillar (Isalo)
Green caterpillar
Caterpillar (Nosy Mangabe)
Caterpillar
Caterpillars found at the petite tsingy (Tsingy de Bemaraha)
Caterpillars found at the petite tsingy
Cicada (Manambolo)
Cicada
cicada in sand (Manambolo)
cicada in sand
Clear winged butterfly (Manambolo)
Clear winged butterfly
Comet moth (Andasibe)
Comet moth
Argema mittrei (Comet's-tail Moth) (Andasibe)
Argema mittrei (Comet's-tail Moth)
dragonfly (Manambolo)
dragonfly
Dragonfly tsingy canyon (Tsingy de Bemaraha)
Dragonfly tsingy canyon
Dragonfly (Ranomafana N.P.)
Dragonfly
Dung beetles (Isalo)
Dung beetles
Flatid Leaf Bugs Adult (Andasibe)
Flatid Leaf Bugs Adult
Flatid Leaf Bugs Adult (Andasibe)
Flatid Leaf Bugs Adult
Black caterpillar in Perinet (Andasibe)
Black caterpillar in Perinet
Giraffe-necked Weevil  (Ranomafana N.P.)
Giraffe-necked Weevil
Giraffe necked Weevil  (Ranomafana N.P.)
Giraffe necked Weevil
Pink and green grasshopper at the  petite tsingy (Tsingy de Bemaraha)
Pink and green grasshopper at the petite tsingy
Green caterpillar (Masoala NP)
Green caterpillar
Green grasshopper (Manambolo)
Green grasshopper
Green Mantid  (Ranomafana N.P.)
Green Mantid
Green pill millipede on tree trunk (Masoala NP)
Green pill millipede on tree trunk
Green pill millipede rolled in palm of hand (Masoala NP)
Green pill millipede rolled in palm of hand
Green pill millipede rolled in ball (Masoala NP)
Green pill millipede rolled in ball
Green walking stick insect (Kirindy)
Green walking stick insect
Insects around candle (Manambolo)
Insects around candle
Dung beetle (Isalo)
Dung beetle
Green katydid (Tsingy de Bemaraha)
Green katydid
katydid (Tsingy de Bemaraha)
katydid
Insect resembling a partially chewed leaf (Masoala NP)
Insect resembling a partially chewed leaf
Leaf mimic insect (Andasibe)
Leaf mimic insect
Leaf Insect  (Ranomafana N.P.)
Leaf Insect
Leaf Insect  (Ranomafana N.P.)
Leaf Insect
Leaf insect (Nosy Mangabe)
Leaf insect
lutinus beetle (Andasibe)
lutinus beetle
Lutinus Beetle (Ranomafana N.P.)
Lutinus Beetle
mantid brown (Andasibe)
mantid brown
Mantid purple antenna (Andasibe)
Mantid purple antenna
mantid yellow (Andasibe)
mantid yellow
Praying Mantis (Brown  color) (Ranomafana N.P.)
Praying Mantis (Brown color)
Mantid (Brown) (Ranomafana N.P.)
Mantid (Brown)
Mantid Purple Antenna (Ranomafana N.P.)
Mantid Purple Antenna
Mantid Yellow  (Ranomafana N.P.)
Mantid Yellow
Moth (Ranomafana N.P.)
Moth
Yellow scorpion (Manambolo)
Yellow scorpion
pandanus insect (Andasibe)
pandanus insect
Adult Phromnia rosea (Isalo)
Adult Phromnia rosea
Phromnia rosea (adult) (Isalo)
Phromnia rosea (adult)
Phromnia rosea (fuschia colored insects) (Isalo)
Phromnia rosea (fuschia colored insects)
Flatid leaf bugs (Phromnia rosea) (Isalo)
Flatid leaf bugs (Phromnia rosea)
Adult Flatid leaf bugs (Phromnia rosea) (Isalo)
Adult Flatid leaf bugs (Phromnia rosea)
Pill Millipede Ball  (Ranomafana N.P.)
Pill Millipede Ball
Green Pill Millipede  (Ranomafana N.P.)
Green Pill Millipede
Pill Millipede (Green  color) (Ranomafana N.P.)
Pill Millipede (Green color)
Praying mantis beige (Kirindy)
Praying mantis beige
Red beetle (Manambolo)
Red beetle
Red beetles (Manambolo)
Red beetles
Red clear-wing butterfly (Masoala NP)
Red clear-wing butterfly
Red millipede on log (Masoala NP)
Red millipede on log
Red millipede compared with size of hand (Masoala NP)
Red millipede compared with size of hand
Spider  (Ranomafana N.P.)
Spider
Thorn spider (gasteracanthinae sub-family) (Masoala NP)
Thorn spider (gasteracanthinae sub-family)
Gasteracanthinae spider (Masoala NP)
Gasteracanthinae spider
Thorn spider (Masoala NP)
Thorn spider
Stick insect in Masoala NP (Masoala NP)
Stick insect in Masoala NP
Nocturnal stick insect (Masoala NP)
Nocturnal stick insect
Stick Mantid  (Ranomafana N.P.)
Stick Mantid
Stick Mantid  (Ranomafana N.P.)
Stick Mantid
Teal and black butterflies (Manambolo)
Teal and black butterflies
Teal and black butterflies (Manambolo)
Teal and black butterflies
thorn spider (Kirindy)
thorn spider
Black and white thorn spider (Nosy Mangabe)
Black and white thorn spider
Orange and white thorn spider (Nosy Mangabe)
Orange and white thorn spider
Urania riphaeus moth (Tsingy de Bemaraha)
Urania riphaeus moth
Urania riphaeus (Tsingy de Bemaraha)
Urania riphaeus
Walking stick insect (Ft. Dauphin)
Walking stick insect
Stick insect (Ft. Dauphin)
Stick insect
Large gray stick insect (Ft. Dauphin)
Large gray stick insect
Weevil (Ft. Dauphin)
Weevil
White moth (Nosy Mangabe)
White moth
Yellow and blue butterfly (Kirindy)
Yellow and blue butterfly
Yellow and blue butterfly on ground (Kirindy)
Yellow and blue butterfly on ground


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