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0 1 Black Firefly

Black Firefly

by keithp2012New York, USA

and communicate instead using pheromones.

1 0 Smooth Newt

Smooth Newt

by MartinUrbanWien, Wien, Austria

Teich Molch

0 0 Stink bugs

Stink bugs

by Sergio MonteiroCuritiba, Paraná, Brazil

When prepared to mate, females of most animals excrete chemical factors called ...

4 2 Cucumber Moth

Cucumber Moth

by Johan HeynsLesedi Local Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa

Attracted to the porch light. The female was waving the brush around to spread ...

1 0 Turkish meadow brown

Turkish meadow brown

by MargaritaOrlovaמחוז חיפה, Israel

The butterfly here is male and the dark hairy spot on the upper wing harbours ...

3 0 Painted Pine Moth

Painted Pine Moth

by LeanneGardnerQLD, Australia

antenna, used for detecting the females

1 0 Crambid Moth

Crambid Moth

by AlbertKangAmbaguio, Cagayan Valley, Philippines

Small green moth displaying its pheromone ...

100 65 Arctiidae Moth

Arctiidae Moth

by Juan ManuelSanta Ana, Cagayan Valley, Philippines

Male of C. gangis showin the coremata, scent organs used to spread

1 1 Burrito Moth

Burrito Moth

by KarenPuracanFlorida, USA

produced a very strong smell...

0 0 Red tailed bumble bee

Red tailed bumble bee

by Marta RubioTexeiraLeuven, Vlaanderen, Belgium

Is a male (14-16 mm). All bumblebee males patrol mating circuits laying down a ...

0 0 Neptune Crab

Neptune Crab

by Wild ThingsGujarat, India

throughout the world's tropical and semi-tropical regions. Crabs attract a ...

0 0 Orchid bee

Orchid bee

by JuanDiTraniColón, Panama, Panama

pollinators of orchids, where they collect perfumes they use for making

3 2 Stingless bees

Stingless bees

by JuanDiTraniColón, Panama, Panama

living in large groups, and typically have a complex communication involving ...

0 0 The Gem (female)

The Gem (female)

by J Maine, USA

decided in moths by the size of the antennae, as the males use them as ...

1 0 Grindle Worm?

Grindle Worm?

by LipaseHigh Peak, England, United Kingdom

spin round, presumably looking for a new leaf or maybe spreading

0 1 Pink Cutworm (male)

Pink Cutworm (male)

by StephenSolomonsGosford, New South Wales, Australia

Out of focus because it is vibrating

2 0 Snout Moth

Snout Moth

by AnnvanWijgerdenAntipolo, Rizal, Philippines

A female Snout Moth (Parotis marginata, Crambidae) was wafting her

0 0 Currant Clearwing

Currant Clearwing

by Jim SwalwellKing's Lynn and West Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

comes quickly and in numbers to the specific

1 1 Six-belted Clearwing

Six-belted Clearwing

by Jim SwalwellKing's Lynn and West Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

A difficult to see, diurnal, bee mimic. Approximately 12mm long.

3 0 Bee Orchid

Bee Orchid

by VinnyEngland, United Kingdom

Eucera sp. in the Mediterranean region.

31 14 Cecropia Moth

Cecropia Moth

by LisaPowersNashville-Davidson, Tennessee, USA

Large, colorful female moth. Gray, browns and orange with marroon, orange, ...

7 10 cat

cat

by Sachin ZaveriAhmedabad, Gujarat, India

Relaxing over Kankaria Lake. (street cat)

10 6 Black Termite

Black Termite

by Richard OngPNG, Malaysia

sex pheromone into the air to attract ...

1 0 Cucumber moth female

Cucumber moth female

by RakshaMeppadi, Kerala, India

spread

5 6 Oriental Leafworm Moth

Oriental Leafworm Moth

by StephenSolomonsBateau Bay, New South Wales, Australia

spreading pheromones. Tomorrow I will ...

0 0 Monarch Butterfly

Monarch Butterfly

by MarciaAdams-WilliamsLucasville, Ohio, USA

pheromones produced by this gland to make ...

6 8 Monarch butterfly

Monarch butterfly

by ReannaDeeTulsa, Oklahoma, USA

The male has a black patch of androconial scales responsible for dispersing ...

0 7 Polyphemus Moth

Polyphemus Moth

by kastb33Ohio, USA

the females via pheromones picked up by ...

0 2 Leafhopper

Leafhopper

by Leana Lahom-CristobalNueva Ecija, Philippines

secretion over the body that acts as a water repellent and carrier of

2 2 Monarch (male)

Monarch (male)

by KarenLTennessee, USA

each hind wing from which pheromones are ...

3 4 Noctuid moth

Noctuid moth

by SisirBangaAssam, India

Many male moths have elaborate antennas to comb the evening air for molecules ...

4 1 Common Mormon Caterpillar

Common Mormon Caterpillar

by SachindraUmeshSri Lanka

. This organ emits smelly compounds believed to be

2 2 Leafhopper

Leafhopper

by Noel BuensucesoQuezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

secretion over the body that acts as a water repellent and carrier of

0 0 Leafhopper

Leafhopper

by Noel BuensucesoQuezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

secretion over the body that acts as a water repellent and carrier of

1 0 Moth

Moth

by Agustín AmenabarX Región de Los Lagos, Chile

pheromones or to look like something ...

3 4 Tortoise beetle

Tortoise beetle

by sunnyjosefKochi, Kerala, India

of the smallest wasps. They were perhaps being attracted by the

0 0 leafhopper

leafhopper

by JordiPratsKuala Lumpur, Malaysia

acts as a water repellent and carrier of

2 0 leafhopper

leafhopper

by JordiPratsKuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

acts as a water repellent and carrier of

6 6 Parasitoid wasp on stink bug eggs

Parasitoid wasp on stink bug eggs

by Sergio MonteiroCuritiba, PR, Brazil

egg, the female will mark the host egg with a

3 1 Tri Coloured Tiger

Tri Coloured Tiger

by Michael StrydomCape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Presents as a medium sized and robust moth. At rest it appears with silver ...

6 4 Sharpshooter

Sharpshooter

by JordiPratsKL, Malaysia

acts as a water repellent and carrier of

1 0 Hairy Caterpillar Moth

Hairy Caterpillar Moth

by LeanneGardnerQLD, Australia

disperse pheromones).

5 2 Hairy Caterpillar Moth

Hairy Caterpillar Moth

by LeanneGardnerQLD, Australia

sometimes yellow. The males have four eversible coremata at the tip of the ...

13 6 Little Yellow-Shouldered Bat

Little Yellow-Shouldered Bat

by LeonardoMBMG, Brazil

These darker spots are glands where the "Sturnira lilium" produces

7 3 Wingless Tussock Moth ♀

Wingless Tussock Moth ♀

by Leana Lahom-CristobalNueva Ecija, Philippines

pupa she starts emitting pheromones to ...

0 0 Monarch Butterfly

Monarch Butterfly

by PattyHammekeKansas, USA

"androconium" in the center of each hind wing from which

4 3 Eastern Black Swallowtail Butterfly Caterpillar

Eastern Black Swallowtail Butterfly Caterpillar

by InannaBintAliKansas City, Missouri, USA

smelly compounds believed to be

7 6 Monarch (female)

Monarch (female)

by KarenLNashville-Davidson, Tennessee, USA

hind wing from which pheromones are ...

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