Category: Insects

Cicada

Technically classified as an insect, the cicada is from a order of insects called hemiptera. The name cicada literally means “tree cricket". They are so named because of their habit of perching and emitting a loud incessant chirping. A cicada has very large eyes which are set a great distance apart on their head. They

Praying Mantis

The Praying Mantis is one of the most loved of the insect world to humans and one of the most feared to other insects. It is extremely beneficial to gardens and humans because of its penchant for eating the things that bug us. They will eat mites, aphids and most other insects that are within