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norlaw has written 11 Insects & Spiders articles, has received +9 recommendations and is currently the #20 ranked expert in this subject.
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What is causing the death of honeybees? Is human activity to blame for the loss of the honeybees? What are the most likely causes for the decline in the honeybee population. Are pesticides killing honeybees? Are cellphones to blame for killing honeybees? Is their a link between GMO crops and the disappearing honeybees?
Published by Kaleidoscope Acres 230 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +0 votes | 0 comments
Why do fireflies flow? Glowing is a means of communication for fireflies. Male and females of the same species have distinct particular pattern of flashing light signals back and forth. Glowing is also a means of warning predators to stay away from fireflies. For some, glowing is a way to have a good meal....
Published by Guimo Pantuhan 69 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +14 votes | 7 comments
Scorpions make fascinating exotic pets and they have become very popular with some people. They will need a secure lid on their tank as they are escape artists. The Emperor or Imperial scorpions are very popular as pets. The Thai black and Javanese Jungle Scorpion also make very good pets for beginners.
Published by norlaw 69 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +1 votes | 0 comments
Where does red dye come from? What insect is used to make red food coloring? How is red food coloring made? What are the names used for the red coloring that comes from insects? What products are made using red dye that comes from insects? What is carmine red? What is cochineal red?
Published by Kaleidoscope Acres 69 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +3 votes | 3 comments
What is the difference between an insect and a bug? What is an insect? What is a bug? How many species of insect are there? What are some interesting facts about insects? What are some examples of insects? What are some examples of common bugs? Learn more about insects and bugs.
Published by Kaleidoscope Acres 69 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +2 votes | 3 comments
Praying mantis are becoming very popular pets. They are usually easy to care for. They can be handled without any problems. The Giant Asian mantis, African mantis and the Indian flower mantis are very exotic looking and make great pets for children. The Dead Leaf praying mantis will require more care than some of the other praying mantis.
Published by norlaw 69 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +0 votes | 0 comments
Spiders are fascinating creatures which have gained tremendous popularity particularly among people who favor exotic creatures for household company. Keeping these spider pets at home surely won’t cause any raucous as a noisy pet parrot. Space won’t be much of a problem either, unlike keeping some large aquarium fishes like the arowana. There is no need to undertake socialization with pet spiders which is required for household dogs and cats. Little or no interaction at all is need...
Published by Marky Chavez 69 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +0 votes | 0 comments
Spiders are becoming very popular as pets. There are many people that keep tarantulas as pets. The Chilean Rose tarantula is the most popular pet tarantula. This spider is also very good for beginners as they are easy to care for and do not require much. They usually do not bite unless they feel threatened and this is rare.
Published by norlaw 70 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +0 votes | 0 comments
The Indian stick insect has become a very popular pet. Stick insects have been kept as pets for decades. They are very interesting to watch. If they feel threatened they will imitate twigs and dorop to the ground. They are easy to care for. They are usually pretty happy as long as you keep food for them to eat. They need food available 24 hours aday.
Published by norlaw 70 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +1 votes | 3 comments
Tarantulas are becoming very popular with many people as pets. Tarantula make good pets and they are easy to care for. They do not require a lot of special care. Some tarantulas are very colorful and they have many colorful patterns. They do not require a lot of room or special lighting. They are fed insects that are available at the pet stores.
Published by norlaw 70 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +0 votes | 0 comments
Granddaddy longlegs are often thought of as spiders, but they are not spiders. There are many differences between granddaddy's, also called harvestmen. Harvestmen are scavengers and behave much differently than spiders. Spiders have 2 body parts, and harvestmen have only one. There are many other differences. Read the article to find out.
Published by Charlene Collins 71 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +9 votes | 10 comments
Animals are common symbols. Many different cultures throughout the ages use animals to symbolize important ideas. Among the Christians, the lamb represents Jesus Christ as the purest sacrifice offered to the Father. In Celtic mythology, the dragon is shown as a fire-breathing creature related to the energy of the land. Dogs are common symbols of loyalty, fidelity and protection. Doves for peace and owl for wisdom.
Published by Marky Chavez 71 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +0 votes | 0 comments
Ticks are very annoying to most animals that frequent the outdoors. However, anyone can get a tick bite when going through any type of wooded area and brushes against low riding plants where the ticks lie.
Published by Susan Lee 77 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +0 votes | 0 comments
A photo-essay on missed facts about the caterpillar.
Published by Patrick Regoniel 78 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +10 votes | 7 comments
The Asian Giant Hornet is the largest hornet species in the world.
Published by Travis Burdick 78 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +6 votes | 2 comments
A list with concise descriptions of each of the eight endangered species of butterfly.
Published by Papaleng 79 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +12 votes | 10 comments
Getting rid of fleas in the yard can help with getting the fleas off your pet. This is a non-toxic way to get rid of fleas and other insects in the yard, helping your pet stay healthier and happier.
Published by Lynn Proctor 79 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +4 votes | 3 comments
There are more than 1200 species of the biting midge throughout the world and 36 known species in the UK alone. While most of these insects need blood meals to survive, there are few that are as vicious and relentless as the Scottish Highland Midge, or Culicoides Impunctatus.
Published by Brian MacLennan 80 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +11 votes | 5 comments
Ants, as fragile looking as they are could be very dangerous. Some ants are so dangerous that their venom are known to kill other insects and animals as well as cause serious danger to a mans health when bitten.
Published by A. Smith 81 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +8 votes | 5 comments
Bed bugs and the eggs of the bed bugs can be found and infested in beds, your mattress, furniture and crevices. They are small bugs that feed on the blood of humans and bite humans when they are in bed.
Published by cee 81 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +29 votes | 25 comments
Facts about fire ants. How to get rid of fire ants and treat fire ant bites.
Published by Rae Morvay 82 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +6 votes | 2 comments
All about Army Ants. How to get rid of army ants.
Published by Rae Morvay 82 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +7 votes | 0 comments
All about Allegheny Mound Ants. How to get rid of Allegheny Mound Ants.
Published by Rae Morvay 82 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +7 votes | 2 comments
Frequently asked questions (FAQ) and the answers regarding ants and their fascinating world. All about these social, interesting, tiny insects.
Published by lucia anna 84 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +8 votes | 6 comments
Spider mites are plant pests that live on the undersides of the plant leaves. Commonly it rolls a shielding silk web on the leaves and pricked the plant cells. Plant leaves is their food and habitat. Once a plant is assailed by spider mites this will surely cause huge damage and it will take time to regain the natural beauty of the plant.
Published by Rosita Barbo 84 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +4 votes | 0 comments
The spider is commonly regarded as the very symbol of cruelty. A fly or a mosquito hopelessly caught in a spiderÂ’s web will certainly consider this negative view towards a spider to be right, but human beings have little reason to think badly of this creature. To be sure, some of them annoy housewives by weaving their webs on walls and ceilings and thus spoiling the beauty of the house. It is true, also, that several species of spider have venom that is dangerous to man. On the other hand, s...
Published by Yanto Yulianto 85 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +4 votes | 2 comments
Tarantulas are hairy spiders found in Central America, Africa, South Asia and Australia.
Published by Brenden Koo 85 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +3 votes | 1 comments
They are of basically two types—hard ticks and soft ticks. Ironically, soft ticks have tough skins and are more of a menace, owing to their higher need of feeding. They are found in caves and nests. Hard ticks have a hard shield on their back and feed on the blood of mammals like humans, wild and domestic animals. Though tiny, even microscopic at times, their bites can be deadly. Knowledge of these types of ticks would help you deal with these menaces in a better way.
Published by Ron Siojo 85 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +10 votes | 9 comments
The Praying Mantis comes from the Mantidae family, which contains around 2,200 species of mantis.
Published by Travis Burdick 85 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +3 votes | 1 comments
A quick, easy article on raising mealworms.
Published by Shawn McCoy 85 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +0 votes | 0 comments
Mosquitoes are considered one of the most dangerous creatures on the planet because of their ability to spread deadly diseases. This post offers guideline for prevention from mosquito bite and if you are bitten by it, how to treat it in natural way (using home remedies.) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control report that the insects kill more than one million people a year just through the transmission of malaria. Add to that the numbers of those sickened and killed by other mosquito-borne dise...
Published by Amera Khanam 86 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +9 votes | 6 comments
The Solifugae is an aggressive arachnid that lives in deserts worldwide.
Published by Travis Burdick 86 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +4 votes | 2 comments
The Emperor scorpion, also known as the Imperial scorpion, is native to Africa.
Published by Travis Burdick 87 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +4 votes | 1 comments
Lonomia caterpillars are one of the few venomous caterpillars on Earth and are the most deadly of all caterpillars
Published by Travis Burdick 88 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +7 votes | 3 comments
Common insects find urban life so accommodating that their populations explode and they form super colonies consisting of a series of underground chambers.
Published by Londis Carpenter 88 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +27 votes | 6 comments
This article deals with the common phobia of spiders. It gives a description of arachnophobia, possible causes, and tips on how to overcome the fear.
Published by Melissa Jornd 88 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +2 votes | 4 comments
Here are some of the prettiest Hoverflies due to their wonderful coloration.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 89 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +12 votes | 4 comments
HereÂ’s a list of the prettiest, unique and brightly-colored caterpillars in the world.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 89 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +12 votes | 2 comments
They say moths are dull colored insect compared to butterflies. Well, I guess they are wrong because moths can be as bright and can be even brighter than butterflies.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 89 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +14 votes | 4 comments
HereÂ’s a list of creepy-looking and scary caterpillars. Some of these little creatures are colorful, some are toxic and others are absolutely unique.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 89 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +11 votes | 5 comments
A simple and surprisingly effective bee-trap to reduce the number of pesky wasps, hornets and yellow jackets at your next outdoor picnic or barbecue.
Published by thestickman 90 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +16 votes | 7 comments
The mason bee is one of nature's most docile and hardworking bees. they are very good friends to humans.
Published by Londis Carpenter 90 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +8 votes | 4 comments
All insects share common leg parts and it is the modification of these segments that differentiate the species.
Published by Londis Carpenter 90 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +5 votes | 0 comments
a brief discussion of how the wings of insects differ according to their function and how this is useful to identify insect orders and species.
Published by Londis Carpenter 90 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +10 votes | 2 comments
besides learning nomenclature and growth cycles, children need to learn the difference between good and bad insects.
Published by Londis Carpenter 90 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +6 votes | 1 comments
Are you fascianted like me when you see the honey bees? How about knowing some interesting facts about honey bees? Take a look at some fascinating facts about bees, the trhee classes of bees, namely, queen bee, drone bee, worker bee, etc.
Published by Anuradha Ramkumar 91 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +11 votes | 11 comments
Ants appeared on earth 130 million years ago. There are more than 12,000 known species of ants. Compared to humans, these tiny creatures are easily identified by their elbowed antennae and a distinctive node-like structure that forms a slender waist.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 91 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +5 votes | 5 comments
Published by Kaleidoscope Acres 99 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +3 votes | 1 comments
Keep your animals flea free
Published by How to 103 months ago in Insects & Spiders | +3 votes | 5 comments