Facts Related To...

Large black ants, by comparison, measuring from .3 in to 1 in length, their name comes from the fact that carpenter ants excavate wood to make nests, which can be confusing, because carpenters make...

Facts Related To...

The male Scorpion Fly has scorpion-like tail, hence how it got its name. The Scorpion Fly has a reddish head with a long beak to go along with its black and yellow body. A male Scorpion Fly will woo...

Facts related to...

The Mutillidae are also referred to as “velvet ants”, they are not ants however; they are a family of wasps consisting of more than 3000 species. The female mutillidae are wingless and have very...

Facts related to...

Mantidae (also known as praying mantis) is the common name for an insect of the order Mantodea which are mostly tropical or subtropical. The insect is named after the distinctive way they hold their...

Facts related to...

Scorpions are one of the oldest animals on Earth. Their evolutionary history goes back to the Silurian era 430 million years ago. Their lifespan is not very long though. Scorpions usually live up to...

Facts related to...

Cricket Insects: Our planet has about 900 different species of crickets. They all come with a short existence and cannot live more than a year. The word “cricket” comes from the Old French...

Facts related to...

Fire ants live in large colonies that consist of up to 250,000 worker ants. Fire ants are so called because of two reasons – first, they have a reddish appearance and second, they have a very...

Type of Flies

Flies are over 100,000 species of flies live on earth. Flies lay their eggs on fruit, food, other animals and even rotting flesh. Their larvae are known as maggots. They look like bits of rice....

Facts related to...

Wasps can be classified in two broad categories: solitary wasps and social wasps. While social wasps account for just a thousand species, solitary wasps form the largest subgroup.  Unlike bees,...

Facts Related To...

There are about 6263 species of lizards in this world. Out of the 6263 species, only two species are venomous. They are present everywhere except the continent Antarctica. They can be as small as...