Latest Insect anatomy Stories
Butterflies are some of nature’s most beautiful creatures, with the shiny blue Morpho butterfly standing out as among the most spectacular. But how do the colors and patterns featured on their wings evolve?
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Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a way to convert moths into miniature drones by electronically manipulating their flight muscles and monitoring the signals the insects use to control them.
Researchers from the University of Bonn and from China have discovered a fossil fly larva with a spectacular sucking apparatus
Observations of insects and their feeding marks on leaves in modern forests confirm indications from fossil leaf deposits that the diversity of chewing damage relates directly to diversity of the insect population that created it, according to an international team of researchers.
The flight muscles moving inside flies have been filmed for the first time using a new 3D X-ray scanning technique.
Armed with a ferocious pair of mandibles, male stag beetles appear well prepared to take on the world.
Tropical rainforests are known to harbor a high biodiversity of untold species, many of them unknown and unnamed by scientists as yet. Insects, especially beetles, make up a large proportion of this undiscovered life on Earth.
Searching for the secrets of bat flight, researchers have built a robotic bat wing which mimics the wing shape and motion of the lesser dog-faced fruit bat.
Researchers have determined that despite their amazing ability to fly in the rain, mosquitoes fail miserably while trying to fly in heavy fog.
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