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Defence mechanisms of different insects, chromolithograph, published in 1897 Featured Millipedes Print

Defence mechanisms of different insects, chromolithograph, published in 1897

Species: 1) Lobster moth (Stauropus fagi); 2) Jersey tiger (Euplagia quadripunctaria); 3) Eastern eyed (Alaus oculatus); 4) Hairy sweep (Canephora hirsuta); 5) Eyed hawk-moth (Smerinthus ocellatus); 6) Brazilian Lithosiide (Silk-worm, Bombycidae, cocoon); 7) Crepuscular burnet (Zygaena carniolica); 8) Firebug (Pyrrhocoris apterus); 9) Small emperor moth (Saturnia pavoniella, cocoon); 10) Spharoniscus cingulicornis (caterpillar); 11) Megalodon (extinct); 12) Bombardier beetle (Pheropsophus jessoensis); 13) Devil's coach horse beetle (Ocypus olens); 14) Acronicta aceris; 16) Imperial moth (Eacles imperialis, caterpillar); 17) Bloody-nosed Beetle (Timarcha goettingensis); 18) Oil beetle (Meloe variegatus); 19) Puss moth (Cerura vinula, caterpillar); 20) Andromeda satyr (Cithaerias andromeda); 21-22) Eyed hawk-moth (Smerinthus ocellatus, caterpillars); 23) Cream-spot tiger (Arctia villica); 24) Cinnabar moth (Tyria jacobaeae) and caterpillar (15); 25) Swallowtail (Papilio machaon, caterpillar); 26) Blue-winged grasshopper (Oedipoda caerulescens); 27) Hoplia argentea; 28-29) Elephant hawk moth (Deilephila elpenor, caterpillars); 30) Mediterranean hawk-moth (Hyles nicaea, caterpillar); 31) Pteronymia; 32-33) Orange tip (Anthocharis cardamines) and pupae (34-35); 36) Pill millipede (Glomeris limbata).
Defence mechanisms of different insects: I) Threat posture: 1, 13, 16, 19, 25, 28, 29. - II) Signal colors and drawings for deterrent: 2, 3, 5, 26. - III) Protection colors (imitation): 7, 8, 15, 23, 24, 30. - IV) Artillerymen: 12, 19. - V) Deterrent secretions: 17, 18. - VI) Defensive hairs and spikes: 11, 14. - VII) Furl: 10, 14, 36. - VIII) To feign death: 27. - IX) Masking: 4. - X) Concealment: 20, 31, 32 - 35. XI) Color timing: 21, 22. - XII) Cocoon protection: 6, 9. Chromolithograph, published in 1897

A flat-backed millipede (Parafontaria laminata) Featured Millipedes Print

A flat-backed millipede (Parafontaria laminata)

A flat-backed millipede (Parafontaria laminata), about 2.5 cm long. Swarms of them occur every eight years in central Japan, so dense that they can cause train wheels to lose traction. They are beneficial in that they feed on soil and leaf litter, thus like earthworms helping decomposition and the cycling of soil nutrients. Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Giant African millipede (Archispirostreptus gigas) Featured Millipedes Print

Giant African millipede (Archispirostreptus gigas)

Giant African millipede (Archispirostreptus gigas) coiled on the ground. It can be up to 38 cm long with around 256 legs, the number varying with each moult. If threatened it rolls itself into a tight spiral, or secretes a liquid from its body that can be harmful if it reaches eyes or mouth. Native to East Africa

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