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The Discovery of The Vampire Moth

Posted on October 31st, 2017
Like something out of a horror movie, a moth that sucks and drinks the blood of it’s victims In 2008, Vampire moths were discovered in Siberia. The moth, when being studied by an entomologist, was experimentally offered a human hand. The moth drilled it’s tongue through the skin and started drink… Read More

Butterfly Migration Update!

Posted on October 8th, 2017
Fascinating news!! On October 3rd the Painted Lady Migration was detected by the National Weather Service!  There were so many Painted Ladies on the move that the Denver weather radar has detected their movements. They appeared on the radar as various colors of yellows, purples, greens, blues and reds. The sw… Read More

Butterfly of the Week – The Blue Morpho

Posted on August 20th, 2017
The Blue Morpho is definitely the fan favorite, it’s stunning  iridescent wings are sure to catch your attention. The Blue Morpho is not only gorgeous but it has also been extremely helpful in preventing counterfeiting when it comes to the US Dollar.  First, a brief run-down of the Morpho life cycl… Read More

Insects In The News – The Giant Weta

Posted on June 8th, 2017
The Giant Weta Hits The Headlines of Science Magazine New Zealand has been working in earnest to revive the struggling population of a native insect called the Weta, translated to mean “The God of Ugly Things”.  The Weta looks like a version of our North American cricket, but with one huge di… Read More