These Bugs Are So Beautiful You’ll Think They’re Jewels

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Beautiful isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about insects. Nevertheless, there are some bugs so pretty they’ll take your breath away. whether they come from exotic locations or just extremely rare, these animals will make you change your mind about bugs.

The golden tortoise beetle

found in America, the golden tortoise beetle changes its color through its development, during mating, and during times of disturbance, such as when it is touched by a human.

Greta-oto

Greta-oto is a species of brush-footed butterfly that’s known by the common name glasswing butterfly for its unique transparent wings that allow it to camouflage without extensive coloration. It can be found in central and South America.

Acraga coa

Acraga coa, also known as gummy caterpillar, is a moth of the Daceridae. Its habitat is in Central America. Look how cute it is!

Gummy caterpillar aka Acraga coa 🐛 by Janice Ang

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Phyllium giganteum nymphs

How many Phyllium giganteum nymphs do you see 😉🍃?

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Orchid Mantis

From the rain forests of Southeast Asia.

Wild Orchid Mantis in Thailand. @insecthaus_adi 🌸

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