Weird insects

Explore the bizarre and intriguing world of weird insects. Discover unique and unusual species that will amaze and astonish you. Get ready to be captivated by the incredible diversity of these fascinating creatures.
this must be the fanciest cantharid (?) beetle in the world  Brazilian Amazon

this must be the fanciest beetle (Phengodidae) in the world Brazilian Amazon

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Monica Cooper
Bugs And Insects, Acorn Weevil, Arthropods, Weird Insects, Beetles, Arachnids, Bugs, Insect Photography, Cool Bugs

Giant sabre comb horn cranefly, Tanyptera atrata with phoretic (hitch-hiking) pseudoscorpion, Pselaphochernes scorpioides. This cranefly really had me fooled – it effectively mimics a large ichneumonid wasp! It was moving quite fast and the first time I noticed it I simply failed to get a decent capture of it. I had just about finished my cursing for scaring it away when it returned. This time I was more careful and managed to get a few focused shots of it. I immediately noticed the…

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Mile Patipan