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Presents short animations on insect behavior and lifecycles, puzzles and activity ideas for kids, teacher resources, and video clips of bugs in action. From PBS's series on nature.
Photographs of insects, articles about the symbolic use of insects, educational articles and modules, and related links.
|Antlion Pit: A Doodlebug Anthology|
Information about this insect including habitat, distribution, classification, behavior, metamorphosis, reproduction, capturing them, and zoological history. Discusses antlions in visual art, folklore, literature, mythology, popular culture, and academia.
|Bohart Museum of Entomology|
Museum devoted to the study of insects. Includes information about the museum, fact sheets on insects and arachnids, introduction to collecting insects, keys to insect identification, glossary, and newsletters of the Bohart Museum Society.
The California Academy of Sciences Department of Entomology's worldwide collection of insect specimens. Includes taxonomy database, pictures, general collections, resources, and information on courses, workshops, and on the academy.
Information on grasshopper biology, identification and management. Includes identification tools, species fact sheets, integrated pest management handbook, guide to the grasshoppers of New Mexico and a 2003 grasshopper hazard map.
Includes information about insects and lesson plans with information on keeping the insects in the classroom.
Links to Texas A&M extension service documents, grouped by their association with households, lawns and gardens, agriculture, humans, and animals. Also insects in the news, and resources for identifying insects.
Includes an insect encyclopedia with ants, butterflies, bees, beetles, fleas, flies, mantids, mayflies, moths, silkworms, and termites. Features activities, jokes, and accessory shop. Live insects available by mail order.
|Insects, Disease and History|
Focuses on the influence of insect-borne disease on history with essays on topics such as the role of insects as biological weapons, yellow fever and the Mexican-American War. Includes disease and insect profiles, timeline,
Photo gallery of insect portraits featuring vivid, larger than life photographic images of exotic beetles.
|Moths of North America|
State distribution maps of individual moth species and checklists of all confirmed species in a county.
|OdonataCentral : Dragonflies & Damselflies|
Contains a field guide, distribution maps, and images of damselflies and dragonflies of North America.
|Robber Flies (Asilidae)|
Includes a variety of information on many aspects of these insects.
|What's that Bug?|
Questions and answers of all kinds of bugs, including ants, worms, beetles, wasps, crickets, spiders, grubs, flies, maggots, millipedes, mosquitos, and silverfish.
Information on bed bugs (Cimex lectularius). Includes a look at their history, feeding habits, associated health risks, related lawsuits and more.
Contains a catalog of recorded insect noises. Includes a sample file for training the ear to distinguish insect noises from extraneous sounds.
Companion site to nature documentary showing at IMAX theaters. Includes a trailer for the movie, image gallery, a look at the making of the movie.
|California Dragonflies and Damselflies|
Includes information about all the species of dragonflies and damselflies in California, including photographs.
|California's Endangered Insects|
Provides distribution and habitat information for California insects formally listed as endangered, a list of insects and other arthopods proposed for endangered listing, and a list of already extinct insects.
Provides images of dragonfly species found in Texas, dragonfly life history information, collection records, related links.
|EH Stickland Entomological Museum|
Information about the museum, its collections, and volunteer opportunities. Users can also view, rotate, and zoom in close on a selection of three-dimensional specimens.
|Entomological Society of America|
Information about publications and short reports. Information on the society and its membership is presented.
|Entomology for Beginners|
Provides basic information about insects.
Information about the biology of bioluminescent bugs.
|Insect Rights Association|
A group formed to encourage kindness and compassion for spiders, ants, and other bugs. Includes information and links to insect-related sites.
|Insecta Inspecta World|
Information about a variety of insects including ants, bees, beetles, butterflies, crickets, fleas, mantids, mosquitoes, and termites.
|International Society of Arachnology|
Information on the society and membership. Contains links to related sites, organized by arachnid order and by various subjects.
|Iowa State University Entomology Image Gallery|
Images of beetles, butterflies, moths, caterpillars, cicadas, leafhoppers, flies, mosquitoes, grasshoppers, crickets, lice, ticks, true bugs, plants, plant diseases, and plant damage.
Information on leafhopper classification, evolution, behavior, ecology, conservation, and pest status
|Moths of Borneo|
Descriptions and full-color illustrations of approximately 4,500 moth species. Created by J.D. Holloway.
|North American Insects and Spiders|
Close-up pictures of live, wild insects and spiders with descriptions and natural history.
|Odonata: Dragonfly Diversity|
Includes range maps, photos, keys to identification, a glossary, and links to other dragonfly studies and sites.
|Social Behavior of Polistine Wasps|
Features images and video clips of wasp behavior, head size, and ovaries. Includes a wasp identification guide.
|Ticks of California|
Brief profiles and photographs of soft ticks (pajahuello, spinose ear, poultry) and hard ticks (winter, Pacific Coast, Rocky Mountain wood, American dog, and western black legged ticks). Includes background information on tick biology.
|Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit|
WRBU conducts systematics research on medically important arthropods. Includes a discussion forum, staff publications, vector indentification resources.
|World of Syrphidae|
Syrphidae are also known in English as a Hoverfly (UK) or Flower fly (US). Provides photos, range maps, checklists, biology, literature, links and messages. Data is mainly based on Europe but central Africa is