What does a rice paper butterfly look like?

Other names by which the rice paper butterfly is known include paper kite and large tree nymph. This buttefly is of Southeast Asian origin. Image by Andrew Richardson via Flickr

An adult Emperor Gum Moth, sighted in Wellington New Zealand

What does an Emperor Gum Moth look like?

Native to Australia, the Emperor Gum Moth has a life span that lasts only a couple of weeks. During the couple of weeks of life Emperor Gum Moths mate, lay … Continue reading

A citrus swallowtail, Papilio demodocus on Euphorbiaceae. Pictured in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

What does a Citrus Swallowtail butterfly look like?

Image is of a citrus swallowtail butterfly (Papilio demodocus). The citrus swallowtail butterfly is common to sub-Saharan Africa Image: Muhammad Mahdi Karim Image used under the terms of the GNU … Continue reading

Australian Painted Lady, Vanessa kershawi, feeding from a flowering shrub

What does an Australian painted lady butterfly look like?

Image shows Australian Painted Lady – Vanessa kershawi – feeding from a flowering shrub. Image: Fir0002 Image used under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License


The Phidippus audax jumping spider of North America can grow 13 to 20 mm in length

Picture of an adult female Phidippus audax jumping spider snapped somewhere in Nashville, Tennessee Image Credit: Kaldari