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A mountain emerald dragonfly nymph (Somatochlora semicircularis) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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An African moon moth (Argema mimosae) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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An atlas moth (Attacus atlas) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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An atlas moth (Attacus atlas) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A twelve spotted skimmer dragonfly (Libellula pulchella) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A twelve spotted skimmer dragonfly (Libellula pulchella) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A female widow skimmer dragonfly (Libellula luctuosa) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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An eastern forktail damselfly (Ischnura verticalis) at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE.

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A brown-belted bumblebee (Bombus griseocolis) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This bee was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A metallic wood-boring beetle (Chrysobothris sexsignata) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A metallic wood-boring beetle (Chrysobothris sexsignata) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A red milkweed beetle (Tetraopes tetrophthalmus) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A spoonbill paddlefish (Polyodon spathula) at the Medicine Park Aquarium and Natural Sciences Center in Medicine Park, OK.

This species is listed at vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A unidentified darner dragonfly nymph (Aeshnidae sp.) collected by the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab.

This insect was collected near Davis, West Virginia

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A unidentified darner dragonfly nymph (Aeshnidae sp.) collected by the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab.

This insect was collected near Davis, West Virginia

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A unidentified northern caddisfly (Limnephilus sp.) in a protective case it made out of leaves to hide itself in a stream, collected by the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab.

This insect was collected from Davis, West Virginia.

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A fishfly larva (Chauliodes pectinicornis) collected by the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab.

This insect was collected near Davis, West Virginia

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A fishfly larva (Chauliodes pectinicornis) collected by the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab.

This insect was collected near Davis, West Virginia

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An unidentified minnow mayfly (Baetidae sp.) collected by the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab.

This insect was collected from Seven Springs, Pennsylvania

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An unidentified minnow mayfly (Baetidae sp.) collected by the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab.

This insect was collected from Seven Springs, Pennsylvania

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An unidentified cranefly larvae (Tipulidae sp.) collected by the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab.

This insect was collected from Seven Springs, Pennsylvania

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An unidentified cranefly larvae (Tipulidae sp.) collected by the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab.

This insect was collected from Seven Springs, Pennsylvania

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A unidentified burrowing mayfly nymph (Ephemeridae sp.) collected by the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab.

This insect was collected from Seven Springs, Pennsylvania.

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A unidentified burrowing mayfly nymph (Ephemeridae sp.) collected by the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab.

This insect was collected from Seven Springs, Pennsylvania.

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A unidentified clubtail dragonfly nymph (Hylogomphus sp.) collected by the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab.

This insect was collected from Seven Springs, Pennsylvania.

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A unidentified clubtail dragonfly nymph (Hylogomphus sp.) collected by the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab.

This insect was collected from Seven Springs, Pennsylvania.

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A unidentified giant stonefly nymph (Pteronarcys sp.) collected by the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab.

This insect was collected from Seven Springs, Pennsylvania.

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A unidentified aquatic predatory diving beetle (Dytiscus sp.) collected by the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab.

This insect was collected from a tributary of the Blackwater River, Davis, West Virginia.

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A red spot assassin bug (Platymeris rhadamanthus) at Safari Park Dvur Kralove.

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A red spot assassin bug (Platymeris rhadamanthus) at Safari Park Dvur Kralove.

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A pumpkin patch tarantula (Hapalopus formosus) from a private collection.

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A pumpkin patch tarantula (Hapalopus formosus) from a private collection.

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A trapdoor spider (Sinothela sinensis) from a private collection. Trapdoor spiders are a different family than tarantulas. This is one of the oldest known kinds of spider on the planet. Biologists note the segmented abdomen as evidence of its ancient provenance.

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A trapdoor spider (Sinothela sinensis) from a private collection. Trapdoor spiders are a different family than tarantulas. This is one of the oldest known kinds of spider on the planet. Biologists note the segmented abdomen as evidence of its ancient provenance.

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Two Costa Rican redleg tarantulas (Megaphobema mesomelas) from a private collection. The male is smaller.

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A cockroach (Paranauphoeta formosana) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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