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There are over 1 million identified species of insects and spiders in the world with many more still awaiting discovery.

Insects provide a vastly overlooked - and often times misunderstood - window into our fragile ecosystem that involves the perfect balance of millions of individual components. In many ways, insects allow for our comfortable existence by providing a plethora of benefits including consumable goods, insect population control, and answers to science's lingering questions - understanding insects is a small step to understanding the very world we live in.

Butterflies & Moths
Ants, Bees & Wasps
True Bugs
Grasshoppers & Crickets
Dragonflies & Damselflies
Alderflies, Dobsonflies & Similar
Antlions & Lacewings
Centipedes & Similar
Cicadas & Planthoppers
Mites & Ticks
Scorpions & Similar
Walkingsticks & Timemas
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Cow Killer
Velvety hairs in bright red and black are clear visual warnings on the Cow Killer that should give one pause before touching.
The Katydid, belonging to the same group as Grasshoppers and Crickets, has the appearance of a basic tree leaf and carries a chirp like no other.
Assassin Bug
Rough handling can invite an intense and unforgettably painful 'bite' from the powerful fang of an Assassin Bug juvenile or adult.
Black and Yellow Garden Spider
The ubiquitous Black and Yellow Garden Spider is a steadfast sentinel, diligently guarding over gardens and spinning intricate web patterns.

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