Madagascar Photo Gallery: Invertebrates

We are not experts on Madagascar invertebrates. If we have misidentified something or if you know the species names for something we could not identify, contact us and we will correct it.

Butterflies:

 

butterfly

Common leopard, Phalanta phalanta

butterfly

Common zebra blue, Leptotes pirithous

butterfly

 

butterfly

Acraea cf. ranavalona

glasswing glasswing

 

butterfly butterfly

 

butterfly

Graphium cyrnus:

butterfly butterflies butterfly

 

butterfly

 

butterfly

 

butterfly

Heteropsis andasibe

butterfly

Other insects:

ants wasps termite grasshopper spittle bug bug flower bugs beetle damselfly damselfly damselfly katydid

Stick insect:

stick insect stick insect

bug caterpillar beetle dragonfly flies bee

The giraffe weevil, Trachclophorus giraffa, is endemic to Madagascar. The neck of the male is two or three times longer than that of the female and is used in nest bulding and fighting.

giraffe weevil

Spiders:

spider spider and eggs spider and spiderlings spider

Thorn spiders:

thorn spider thorn spider

spider and prey spider spider spider spider

Net-throwing spider:

throwing spider

Orb-web spiders:

spider and prey spider and prey

spider spider

Snails:

land snail

Millipedes:

Giant millipedes:

black millipede black and red millipede black millipede black and red millipedeorange millipede red millipede

Pill millipedes (Sphaerotherium sp.):

green short millipede short millipedeorange short millipede

Scorpions:

scorpion

Crabs:

land crab land hermit crab land crab land crab land crab

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Last modified 27 March 2016