5 Incredible Capabilities of Stink Bugs

Stink bugs, family Pentatomidae, are a large group of insects in the order Hemiptera distinguished by their piercing mouthparts and a large plate between the wings called a scutellum. There are nearly 5000 species of stink bug found across the … Read More

5 Biggest Insects in the World

Goliath Beetle The Goliath beetle (genus Goliathus) is a titan of a beetle, with adults being amongst the largest of insects at 4.5 inches long and nearly 2 ounces. It is the larvae, however, that brings the Goliath beetle to the … Read More

5 Reasons Insects Are Important

Dagger fly pollinating

Insects are an integral part of the ecosystem. Yet, many people are ignorant of how important they are. Perhaps because of their association with evil, ill-health, and dark mentions in folklore – they don’t get the credit they deserve for … Read More

Do Insects Disperse Seeds?

Harvester Ant

Insects such as bees thrive off of jumping from one plant to another to extract nutrients. It would only make sense that these insects drop those seeds somewhere, right? Insects are capable of carrying and dispersing seeds from plants. One … Read More

Do Insects Bleed?

When we think about different living beings as they experience injury, we often think about bleeding as well. But are insects capable of bleeding too? Insects do bleed. Much like human blood, the blood of insects is capable of clotting … Read More