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John Amato | profile | all galleries >> 6 and 8 legged animals ++ Click on thumbnails to enlarge image++ tree view | thumbnails | slideshow

Canyon De Chelly and surrounding cultural landscape in northern Arizona. | Dillingham, Alaska | Alaska traveled in the Summer. | ShangHai 2013 | Alaska Thaw to Spring. | Alaska Frozen | China, another perspective. A look at everyday life. In every face & place there is a story. | the Desert - Tucson, Arizona | Pohnpei, Micronesia -FSM- 2010, 2011 | ** just a little light ** | ** the poor the needy the begging the cons and the giving of alms ** | ** Kam Agroforestry in a 300 Year Old Village ** a UNESCO/UNDESA funded project. China | ** Kam Local Agriculture and Pisciculture ** a UNESCO/UNDESA funded project. China | leica b and w | faces with a leica | love the child | Toys Children Make, Children's Innovations | ** NEPAL ** ** What I Saw ** | United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) World Environment Day June 2006 | * * TIBET * * A People and Their Culture * * August 2006 | Leica M9 | Two Days of Protests in San Francisco, California. Olympic Torch April 8-9, 2008 | Tibet Day 2009 | *** personal favorites *** | Images That Hold Special Meaning or Interest to Me | Galleries of Cities and Villages that I have visited in China. | Market Day | The Many Faces of Humankind | hands | Black and White images | FLOWERS and other plants | Animals I have had the pleasure to enjoy the company of and some I wish could have had a better life. | 6 and 8 legged animals ++ Click on thumbnails to enlarge image++ | Reptiles and Amphibians I have had the pleasure to meet. | Environmental Impacts | ** Love That Bird ** | ** the cat and the child ** | ** just a little black and white ** | Various images of electronics | The Beach | Animals used for medicine. | In Box | Nascar: infineon Raceway - June, 2010 | Pohnpaid * Pohnpei * Petroglyphs- October 2010 | What i saw | Weekend retreat. | Ohmine Public Elementary School | A visit to the HiFiman and the assembly line for daps and headphone amplifier.

6 and 8 legged animals ++ Click on thumbnails to enlarge image++

Along for the ride. Two Hemipteras. Jishou, Wuling Mts., Hunan, China
Along for the ride. Two Hemipteras. Jishou, Wuling Mts., Hunan, China
Praying mantis eating a dragon fly. Blending well with surroundings.
Praying mantis eating a dragon fly. Blending well with surroundings.
Unidentified Orthoptera. .jpg
Unidentified Orthoptera. .jpg
1. Lepidoptera - a moth that visited for a while, Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
1. Lepidoptera - a moth that visited for a while, Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
2. Lepidoptera - a moth that visited for a while, Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
2. Lepidoptera - a moth that visited for a while, Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
3. Lepidoptera - a moth that visited for a while, Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
3. Lepidoptera - a moth that visited for a while, Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
4. Lepidoptera - a moth that visited for a while, Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
4. Lepidoptera - a moth that visited for a while, Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
1. Centepede
1. Centepede
2. Centepede. Zhangjiahie National Forest Park, Hunan Province, China
2. Centepede. Zhangjiahie National Forest Park, Hunan Province, China
3. Centepede. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Hunan Province, China
3. Centepede. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Hunan Province, China
Jumping spider, Zhangjiahie National Forest Park, Hunan Province, China
Jumping spider, Zhangjiahie National Forest Park, Hunan Province, China
Butterflies, Zhangjiajie National Forest, Hunan Province, Wuling Mts. China
Butterflies, Zhangjiajie National Forest, Hunan Province, Wuling Mts. China
Bee feeding or being fed upon? Zhangjajie National Forest Park in Hunan Province, China
Bee feeding or being fed upon? Zhangjajie National Forest Park in Hunan Province, China
Bee being fed upon.
Bee being fed upon.
Sucking insect. Feeding on a plant. order Hemiptera.  Wuling Mts., Hunan Province, China.
Sucking insect. Feeding on a plant. order Hemiptera. Wuling Mts., Hunan Province, China.
Spiny caterpillar. Jishou City area, Wuling Mts., Hunan Province, China
Spiny caterpillar. Jishou City area, Wuling Mts., Hunan Province, China
More grasshoppers. Wuling Mts., Hunan Province, China
More grasshoppers. Wuling Mts., Hunan Province, China
Weevil doing the Monster Mash. order: Curculionidae. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China.
Weevil doing the Monster Mash. order: Curculionidae. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China.
Tightrope. Order Coleoptera. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China
Tightrope. Order Coleoptera. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China
Fly eyes. Order: Diptera. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China
Fly eyes. Order: Diptera. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China
Hemiptera, true bug. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China
Hemiptera, true bug. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China
Hemiptera and Diptera, out for a walk. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China
Hemiptera and Diptera, out for a walk. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China
Beetle. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China
Beetle. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China
Black and white beetle. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China
Black and white beetle. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China
Don't touch! Spiny caterpillar. Order Lepidoptera. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China
Don't touch! Spiny caterpillar. Order Lepidoptera. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China
Two Hemiptera and a Diptera. Wuling Mts., Hunan Province, China.
Two Hemiptera and a Diptera. Wuling Mts., Hunan Province, China.
Moth on plant. Wuling Mts., Jishou, Hunan, China
Moth on plant. Wuling Mts., Jishou, Hunan, China
Don't touch! Spiny caterpillar. Order Lepidoptera. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China
Don't touch! Spiny caterpillar. Order Lepidoptera. Wuling Mts. Hunan Province, China
Some of the piercing sucking bugs. Order Hemiptera, Jishou area, Wuling Mts., Hunan, China.
Some of the piercing sucking bugs. Order Hemiptera, Jishou area, Wuling Mts., Hunan, China.
1.Some sort of insect. Wuling Mts., Hunan, China.
1.Some sort of insect. Wuling Mts., Hunan, China.
2. Hemiptera using a straw and tanking up. Wuling Mts., Hunan, China
2. Hemiptera using a straw and tanking up. Wuling Mts., Hunan, China
3. Pink Hemiptera on a leaf.
3. Pink Hemiptera on a leaf.
1. Family Buprestidae. Wuling Mts., Hunan Province, China.
1. Family Buprestidae. Wuling Mts., Hunan Province, China.
2. Family Buprestidae. Wuling Mts., Hunan Province, China.
2. Family Buprestidae. Wuling Mts., Hunan Province, China.
3. Family Buprestidae
3. Family Buprestidae
4. Family Buprestidae
4. Family Buprestidae
1. Inch worm. Wuling Mts., Hunan, China
1. Inch worm. Wuling Mts., Hunan, China
2. Inch worm. Wuling Mts., Hunan, China
2. Inch worm. Wuling Mts., Hunan, China
3. Inch worm. Up the silk. Wuling Mts., Hunan, China.
3. Inch worm. Up the silk. Wuling Mts., Hunan, China.
4. Inch worm. Close-up of mouth and silk.
4. Inch worm. Close-up of mouth and silk.
1. Colorful Hemiptera. Jishou Area, Hunan, China
1. Colorful Hemiptera. Jishou Area, Hunan, China
2. Colorful Hemiptera.
2. Colorful Hemiptera.
3. Rear view of colorful Hemiptera.
3. Rear view of colorful Hemiptera.
4. Breathing tubes. Hemiptera.
4. Breathing tubes. Hemiptera.
5. Colorful Hemiptera. Jishou Area, Hunan, China
5. Colorful Hemiptera. Jishou Area, Hunan, China
Luna moth, Lepidoptera.
Luna moth, Lepidoptera.
Luna moth, Lepidoptera.
Luna moth, Lepidoptera.
1. Jaws. Coleoptera. Jishou area, Wuling Mts., Hunan, China
1. Jaws. Coleoptera. Jishou area, Wuling Mts., Hunan, China
2. Coleoptera.
2. Coleoptera.
3. Up close, Black and White.
3. Up close, Black and White.
4. On grass.
4. On grass.
5. Head-on.
5. Head-on.
6. Underneath.
6. Underneath.
7. Up close.
7. Up close.
Black and yellow butterfly. Lepidoptera. Wuling Mts. China
Black and yellow butterfly. Lepidoptera. Wuling Mts. China
Beetle and two tiny flies.
Beetle and two tiny flies.
Red headed beetle. Jishou area, Wuling Mts, Hunan, China
Red headed beetle. Jishou area, Wuling Mts, Hunan, China
Wasp mimic, Lepidoptera
Wasp mimic, Lepidoptera
Long antena cricket, Orthoptera.
Long antena cricket, Orthoptera.
Robber fly with Mosquito Hawk.
Robber fly with Mosquito Hawk.
While looking at some insects I just posted on pbase, this moth landed on my screen.
While looking at some insects I just posted on pbase, this moth landed on my screen.
Redheaded, Coleoptera.
Redheaded, Coleoptera.
Redheaded, Coleoptera.
Redheaded, Coleoptera.
Redhearded Coleoptera.
Redhearded Coleoptera.
Two bugs relating to each other. Hemiptera.
Two bugs relating to each other. Hemiptera.
Mosquito Hawk, hanging around.
Mosquito Hawk, hanging around.
Walking Stick Insect.
Walking Stick Insect.
Ant mimic spider.  Arachnida
Ant mimic spider. Arachnida
Ant mimic spider with prey.  Arachnida
Ant mimic spider with prey. Arachnida
Eating. Diptera
Eating. Diptera
Waiting. Arachnida
Waiting. Arachnida
Crab spider. Arachnida.
Crab spider. Arachnida.
Guarding her young.
Guarding her young.
Holstein Coleoptera
Holstein Coleoptera
A local spider.
A local spider.
1mm long leaf hopper 1
1mm long leaf hopper 1
1mm long leaf hopper 2
1mm long leaf hopper 2
1mm long leaf hopper 3
1mm long leaf hopper 3
1mm long leaf hopper 4
1mm long leaf hopper 4
Order: Hemiptera  #1
Order: Hemiptera #1
Hemiptera #2.
Hemiptera #2.
Hemiptera #3.
Hemiptera #3.
Hemiptera #4.
Hemiptera #4.
A dragonfly on the walk down the mountain to the main road.
A dragonfly on the walk down the mountain to the main road.
Blue butterfly found in the high mountain village area.
Blue butterfly found in the high mountain village area.
Butterflies in the canyon near Gao Shan.
Butterflies in the canyon near Gao Shan.
Dung beetle and the fly.
Dung beetle and the fly.
mmmm good. We all have different needs.
mmmm good. We all have different needs.
Dung beetle rolling dung.
Dung beetle rolling dung.
Behind the ball.
Behind the ball.
Nubian goats.
Nubian goats.
Dragonfly.
Dragonfly.
Interesting insect.
Interesting insect.
Long legged interesting insect.
Long legged interesting insect.
Party time.
Party time.
Spider and prey.
Spider and prey.
Mating Coleoptera
Mating Coleoptera
Diptera
Diptera
Mantid egg case
Mantid egg case
Coleoptera
Coleoptera
Order: Odonata
Order: Odonata
Caterpillar on a rice stalk.
Caterpillar on a rice stalk.
order Arachnida
order Arachnida
order Arachnida
order Arachnida
Shot with the 60mm Canon Macro with an extension tube on the 5D II..
Shot with the 60mm Canon Macro with an extension tube on the 5D II..
180mm Canon macro.
180mm Canon macro.
180mm Canon macro.
180mm Canon macro.
180mm Canon macro.
180mm Canon macro.
Skpper
Skpper
1. Blister beetle infestation (aggregation) at Pohnlangas Elementary School. Additional information on blister beetle.
1. Blister beetle infestation (aggregation) at Pohnlangas Elementary School. Additional information on blister beetle.
2. Second floor.  IMG_9176.jpg
2. Second floor. IMG_9176.jpg
3. This classroom has been evacuated until a remedy for the insects can be found. IMG_9174.jpg
3. This classroom has been evacuated until a remedy for the insects can be found. IMG_9174.jpg
4. Inside abandoned classroom on second floor.  IMG_9172.jpg
4. Inside abandoned classroom on second floor. IMG_9172.jpg
5. Aggregation of insects on a pole on the second floor.  IMG_5146.jpg
5. Aggregation of insects on a pole on the second floor. IMG_5146.jpg
6. The first attempt to use scale met with failure as. .  IMG_5142.jpg
6. The first attempt to use scale met with failure as. . IMG_5142.jpg
7. Blister beetles. IMG_5106.jpg
7. Blister beetles. IMG_5106.jpg
8. Blister beetle.  IMG_5122.jpg
8. Blister beetle. IMG_5122.jpg
9. IMG_5120.jpg
9. IMG_5120.jpg
10. Approximately 1 day after exposure to fluid from the insect after it was smashed on the skin.  IMG_5102.jpg
10. Approximately 1 day after exposure to fluid from the insect after it was smashed on the skin. IMG_5102.jpg