This leaf insect seems to express how I’m feeling this week pretty well. (And yes, it’s only Monday!) You just get an entertaining photo for today’s post. stick insect

It’s not really an eyeball in the photo; several types of insect eyes just photograph this way because of a concentration of pigment.

[Thanks to backpackphotography for the photo]

Posted by Gwen Pearson

Writer. Nerd. Insect Evangelist. Have you heard the good news? BUGS!

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  1. I just love this species. It’s reared as a pet here, though the very first instars suffer a high mortality. You can still manage to have a decent descent…

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