Wack off. No, seriously. It’s an insect repellent!
Lovely photos of fecal shields (really!) at Cicindela. You’ve never seen such beautiful poop.
Anna has a lovely post (with photos) about cheating bees.
Myrmecos has a year-end ant roundup.
Doug discovers he’s an endangered species. Me too, actually.
Bibliodessey publishes lovely old monographs of spiders (ca. 1836).
The Night before Christmas–the Gardener’s version.
A little year-end WTF collection: