Featured in Insects
To remain hidden, these beetles sparkle like gems
Iridescent color isn’t always for standing out—for some creatures, it’s for blending in.
Glowing millipede genitalia give scientists a leg up in the lab
We've got a handy new imaging technique for defining millipede species.
This butterfly’s wings are transparently toxic
The tropical insects' gliders are a warning signal to predators.
Enjoy a glorious rainbow of incredible bug photographs
Nature comes in all colors.
What I learned hunting decoy-weaving spiders in the Amazon
Unraveling a mystery about a spider that makes spider-shaped decoys in its web.
Reader Gallery: 30 Fascinating Insect Macro Photos
We challenged you to make beautiful macro photos and you delivered
AntWeb Aims To Create Terrifying Macro Photos of Every Ant Species
An NSF-funded organization is attempting a massive project to document all 12,000 known species of ant with incredibly detailed photography.
This Laser Guided Macro Setup Is Perfectly Designed For Capturing Insects In Flight
A Flickr user has crafted an incredibly accurate and fast custom macro rig for a single purpose: grabbing stunning images of insects in flight.
Up-Close With Insect Photography
Photographer Jo Whaley makes bugs theatrical stars.