Honey bee Pollen brush through Foldscope

A honey bee (also spelled honeybee) is a eusocial flying insect within the genus Apis of the bee clade. They are known for construction of perennial, colonial nests from wax, for the large size of their colonies, and for their surplus production and storage of honey, The hairs cover the insect’s eyes and entire body…

Antlion body surface through Foldscope

Scientific name: Myrmeleon sp. (Neuroptera: Myrmeleonidae) ¬†Antlions have long clear wings with many veins and long delicate bodies. Some of them have dark markings or spots of color in the wings. Plumose hairs are scattered on the dorsal and ventral part of the body. Short, club-shaped bristles with a cut off tip, named dolichasters are…

Antlion mouthparts through Foldscope

Scientific name: Myrmeleon sp.(Neuroptera: Myrmeleonidae) Antlions have long clear wings with many veins and long delicate bodies. Some of them have dark markings or spots of color in the wings. Antlions have short but conspicuous antennae that are enlarged at the end. Antlions are likely to be found at lights at night but can be…