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A beautiful photo by @roudydimas 
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Robberflies
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The Asilidae are the robber fly family, also called assassin flies. They are powerfully built, bristly flies with a short, stout proboscis enclosing the sharp, sucking hypopharynx. The name

A beautiful photo by @roudydimas Congratulations for being selected for a place in this gallery! 🎉 💚 🎉 • And most of all thank you Roudy for sharing your work with us. Be sure to show some support and give this gallery a visit. Tag #insectguru for a chance to be featured. • Robberflies • The Asilidae are the robber fly family, also called assassin flies. They are powerfully built, bristly flies with a short, stout proboscis enclosing the sharp, sucking hypopharynx. The name "robber flies" reflects their notoriously aggressive predatory habits; they feed mainly or exclusively on other insects and as a rule they wait in ambush and catch their prey in flight. • #robberfly #predator #prey #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

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A beautiful photo by @dustin.rhoades 
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Planthoppers
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A planthopper is any insect in the infraorder Fulgoromorpha, exceeding 12,500 described species worldwide. The name comes from their remarkable resemblance to leaves and other plants of their environment and from the fact that they often

A beautiful photo by @dustin.rhoades Congratulations for being selected for a place in this gallery! 🎉 💚 🎉 • And most of all thank you Dustin for sharing your work with us. Be sure to show some support and give this gallery a visit. Tag #insectguru for a chance to be featured. • Planthoppers • A planthopper is any insect in the infraorder Fulgoromorpha, exceeding 12,500 described species worldwide. The name comes from their remarkable resemblance to leaves and other plants of their environment and from the fact that they often "hop" for quick transportation in a similar way to that of grasshoppers. • #planthopper #grasshopper #plant #plants #jump #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

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A beautiful photo by @christianotoole 
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Spiders
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Arachnids belong to an even larger group of animals called “arthropods” which also include insects and crustaceans (lobster, crabs, shrimp, and barnacles). This is the largest group in the animal kingdom! Approximately 80% of all animals are from this group…that would be over a million different species! There are more than 30 000 different species of spiders.
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#spider #spiders #predator #arachnid #prey #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

A beautiful photo by @christianotoole Congratulations for being selected for a place in this gallery! 🎉 💚 🎉 • And most of all thank you Chris for sharing your work with us. Be sure to show some support and give this gallery a visit. Tag #insectguru for a chance to be featured. • Spiders • Arachnids belong to an even larger group of animals called “arthropods” which also include insects and crustaceans (lobster, crabs, shrimp, and barnacles). This is the largest group in the animal kingdom! Approximately 80% of all animals are from this group…that would be over a million different species! There are more than 30 000 different species of spiders. • #spider #spiders #predator #arachnid #prey #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

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A beautiful photo by @loo3111 
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Ants
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Weightlifting is not the only sport discipline ants are good at; they are also good runners capable of running as fast as 3 inches per second. If a man could run as fast as an ant, he would be able to run 34 miles per hour.
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#ant #ants #predator #running #speed #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

A beautiful photo by @loo3111 Congratulations for being selected for a place in this gallery! 🎉 💚 🎉 • And most of all thank you Jack for sharing your work with us. Be sure to show some support and give this gallery a visit. Tag #insectguru for a chance to be featured. • Ants • Weightlifting is not the only sport discipline ants are good at; they are also good runners capable of running as fast as 3 inches per second. If a man could run as fast as an ant, he would be able to run 34 miles per hour. • #ant #ants #predator #running #speed #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

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A beautiful photo by @shanghai46 
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Ants are known to be able to lift and carry about 50 times their own bodyweight but a recent scientific research by The Ohio State University suggests it can be up to 5000 times their bodyweight which is really incredible.
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#ant #ants #predator #weight #weighlifting #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

A beautiful photo by @shanghai46 Congratulations for being selected for a place in this gallery! 🎉 💚 🎉 • And most of all thank you Diego for sharing your work with us. Be sure to show some support and give this gallery a visit. Tag #insectguru for a chance to be featured. • Ants • Ants are known to be able to lift and carry about 50 times their own bodyweight but a recent scientific research by The Ohio State University suggests it can be up to 5000 times their bodyweight which is really incredible. • #ant #ants #predator #weight #weighlifting #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

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A beautiful photo by @isaiahr_photography 
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Planet of the Ants
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Some scientific studies suggest there are about 10,000,000,000,000,000 individual ants alive on Earth at any given time. Ants are estimated to represent about 15–20% of the total terrestrial animal biomass, which exceeds that of the vertebrates.
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#ants #ant #billions #predator #prey#naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

A beautiful photo by @isaiahr_photography Congratulations for being selected for a place in this gallery! 🎉 💚 🎉 • And most of all thank you Isaiah for sharing your work with us. Be sure to show some support and give this gallery a visit. Tag #insectguru for a chance to be featured. • Planet of the Ants • Some scientific studies suggest there are about 10,000,000,000,000,000 individual ants alive on Earth at any given time. Ants are estimated to represent about 15–20% of the total terrestrial animal biomass, which exceeds that of the vertebrates. • #ants #ant #billions #predator #prey #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

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A beautiful photo by Igor Siwanowicz
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The Praying Mantis
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Female Mantids Sometimes Eat Their Mates
Yes, it's true, female praying mantids do cannibalize their sex partners. In some instances, she'll even behead the poor chap before they've consummated their relationship. As it turns out, a male mantid is an even better lover when his brain, which controls inhibition, is detached from his abdominal ganglion, which controls the actual act of copulation. But most instances of sexual suicide in mantids occur in the confines of a laboratory setting. In the wild, scientists believe the male partner gets munched on less than 30% of the time. (thoughtco.com)
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#prayingmantis #predator #prey #cannibal #female #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

A beautiful photo by Igor Siwanowicz Thank you for letting me share your work! Be sure to check out his facebook page: facebook.com/blepharopsis • The Praying Mantis • Female Mantids Sometimes Eat Their Mates Yes, it's true, female praying mantids do cannibalize their sex partners. In some instances, she'll even behead the poor chap before they've consummated their relationship. As it turns out, a male mantid is an even better lover when his brain, which controls inhibition, is detached from his abdominal ganglion, which controls the actual act of copulation. But most instances of sexual suicide in mantids occur in the confines of a laboratory setting. In the wild, scientists believe the male partner gets munched on less than 30% of the time. (thoughtco.com) • #prayingmantis #predator #prey #cannibal #female #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

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A beautiful photo by Igor Siwanowicz
Thank you for letting me share your work!
Be sure to check out his facebook page:
facebook.com/blepharopsis
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The Praying Mantis
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Most Praying Mantids Live in the Tropics
Of approximately 2,000 species of mantids described to date, almost all are tropical creatures. Just 18 native species are known from the entire North American continent. About 80% of all members of the order Mantodea belong to a single family, the Mantidae. (thoughtco.com)
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#prayingmantis #predator #prey #species #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

A beautiful photo by Igor Siwanowicz Thank you for letting me share your work! Be sure to check out his facebook page: facebook.com/blepharopsis • The Praying Mantis • Most Praying Mantids Live in the Tropics Of approximately 2,000 species of mantids described to date, almost all are tropical creatures. Just 18 native species are known from the entire North American continent. About 80% of all members of the order Mantodea belong to a single family, the Mantidae. (thoughtco.com) • #prayingmantis #predator #prey #species #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

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A beautiful photo by Igor Siwanowicz
Thank you for letting me share your work!
Be sure to check out his facebook page:
facebook.com/blepharopsis
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The Praying Mantis
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The word mantis comes from the Greek mantikos, for soothsayer or prophet. Indeed, these insects do seem spiritual, especially when their forelegs are clasped together as if they're in prayer.
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#prayingmantis #predator #prey #ancient #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

A beautiful photo by Igor Siwanowicz Thank you for letting me share your work! Be sure to check out his facebook page: facebook.com/blepharopsis • The Praying Mantis • The word mantis comes from the Greek mantikos, for soothsayer or prophet. Indeed, these insects do seem spiritual, especially when their forelegs are clasped together as if they're in prayer. • #prayingmantis #predator #prey #ancient #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

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A beautiful photo by @hilman.ramdhany 
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Dragonflies
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There are more than 5,000 known species of dragonflies, all of which (along with damselflies) belong to the order Odonata, which means “toothed one” in Greek and refers to the dragonfly’s serrated teeth.
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#dragonfly #dragonflies #species #predator #prey #teeth #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

A beautiful photo by @hilman.ramdhany Congratulations for being selected for a place in this gallery! 🎉 💚 🎉 • And most of all thank you Hilman for sharing your work with us. Be sure to show some support and give this gallery a visit. Tag #insectguru for a chance to be featured. • Dragonflies • There are more than 5,000 known species of dragonflies, all of which (along with damselflies) belong to the order Odonata, which means “toothed one” in Greek and refers to the dragonfly’s serrated teeth. • #dragonfly #dragonflies #species #predator #prey #teeth #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

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A beautiful photo by @mat_kozakewycz 
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Hoverfly
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Hoverfly populations are encouraged by gardeners as their larvae feed on insects like aphids, thrips, and leaf hoppers, which are harmful to plants.
Batesian mimicry is a survival tactic employed by a relatively harmless species to escape potential predators by exhibiting the appearance of a harmful species. The hoverfly employs this tactic to look like a wasp, bee, or even hornet, and is often mistaken by people and predators alike. Being a true fly, it doesn't bite or sting.
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#hoverfly #mimicry #dangerous #predators #predator #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

A beautiful photo by @mat_kozakewycz Congratulations for being selected for a place in this gallery! 🎉 💚 🎉 • And most of all thank you Mat for sharing your work with us. Be sure to show some support and give this gallery a visit. Tag #insectguru for a chance to be featured. • Hoverfly • Hoverfly populations are encouraged by gardeners as their larvae feed on insects like aphids, thrips, and leaf hoppers, which are harmful to plants. Batesian mimicry is a survival tactic employed by a relatively harmless species to escape potential predators by exhibiting the appearance of a harmful species. The hoverfly employs this tactic to look like a wasp, bee, or even hornet, and is often mistaken by people and predators alike. Being a true fly, it doesn't bite or sting. • #hoverfly #mimicry #dangerous #predators #predator #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

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A beautiful photo by @nightfall_photography 
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The Honey Bee
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The honey bee's wings stroke incredibly fast, about 200 beats per second, thus making their famous, distinctive buzz. A honey bee can fly for up to six miles, and as fast as 15 miles per hour.
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#honeybee #bee #bees #honey #wings #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

A beautiful photo by @nightfall_photography Congratulations for being selected for a place in this gallery! 🎉 💚 🎉 • And most of all thank you Aaron for sharing your work with us. Be sure to show some support and give this gallery a visit. Tag #insectguru for a chance to be featured. • The Honey Bee • The honey bee's wings stroke incredibly fast, about 200 beats per second, thus making their famous, distinctive buzz. A honey bee can fly for up to six miles, and as fast as 15 miles per hour. • #honeybee #bee #bees #honey #wings #naturelove #naturelovers #nature #insect #insects #fact #facts #world #savetheplanet #earth #forest #entomology #naturehike #naturelovers #natureisbeautiful #nature #naturewalk #naturephotograph #dayshots #insectsofinstagram #photooftheday #fauna

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