Portal:Insects/Did you know/14
- ... that the animals described in Carl Linnaeus' Centuria Insectorum include the crab Hepatus epheliticus, the rhinoceros beetle Dynastes tityus, the scale insect Conchaspis capensis and the butterfly Catopsilia scylla?
- ... that the scientific name of the peacock carpenter bee (Xylocopa bombylans) means "bumblebee-like wood-cutter"?
- ... that the mayfly Rhithrogena germanica can emerge from a river, moult and fly off in 30 seconds?
- ... that the first entomological article written by a New World native concerned the "Great Black Waſp"?