I am no entomologist, but I do believe this is a stickbug. I took the photo on the Costa Careyes, Jalisco. Please pass along any additional info via comment forum… ,
Red beetles swarming on Sterculia apetala seeds.
Here’s a few more previous spider-related posts. And some previous posts on bugs, if you’re interested. P
I recently came across a fascinating and thought provoking article entitled: The Lepsis is a Terrarium for Growing Edible Bugs at Home! (The images included below borrowed from the article […]
Here are two related articles from NPR on the subject of Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum), exploring why some people hate it while others love it and how your genes may play […]
I got stung by a very poisonous scorpion in Mexico last week, a few days after getting stung I took photos of this one. I’m not sure if its the […]
Article extracted from www.takepart.com It’s Not a Fairytale: Seattle to Build Nation’s First Food Forest By Clare Leschin-Hoar Link to original article Forget meadows. The city’s new park will be […]
I forget the name of this insect. Here it is on the giant granadilla, Passiflora quadrangularis.
Ants Pour boiling water or pure lemon juice directly onto the nest. Check for aphids, because they produce a sort of honeydew that attracts ants. Aphids Cayenne pepper solution. Clay. […]
Cayenne pepper Solution Stir together 1 litre of water, 1 tsp of liquid dish soap and a pinch of cayenne pepper. Do not dilute before spraying on plants. Useful against […]