Nudi Bits: Spanish Shawl Nudibranch!

Nudi Bits: Spanish Shawl Nudibranch!

Join me on my hunt for a Spanish Shawl nudibranch!

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Sea Sapphire: the Most Beautiful Animal You’ve Never Heard Of

photo: Stefan Siebert

 Habitat: oceans worldwide (?) Status: Not Listed Sometimes I happen across creatures that quite literally take my breath away. This happens to be one of…

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7 Unbeweevably Cool Weevils That Will Make You Say ‘Wow!’

photo: S. Myers, Bishop Museum

Weevils are a type of beetle in the Curculionoidea superfamily. There are over 60,000 species in several families, so chances are you might have encountered…

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Show the Scarlet Ibis Some Love on Valentine’s Day!

photo: Joel Sartore

Habitat: South America and islands of the Caribbean Status: Least Concern I can’t think of a better creature to write about for Valentine’s Day than…

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The Masterfully Painted Picasso Bug

The Masterfully Painted Picasso Bug

image source: whatsthatbug.com image source: whatsthatbug.com  image source: adventurecampstz.com  © julianbayliss   © Bart Wursten Habitat: from South Africa, Ethiopia to Cameroon Status: Not listed…

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Godiva quadricolor: the Beautiful but Deadly Nudi

photo:  Gary Cobb and David Mullin

Habitat: Mediterranean, off western Australia, West Africa, and the South African coast from the Cape Peninsula to East London Status: Not Listed Anyone who follows…

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Life lessons from Agrosoma placetis, a Sharpshoot Leafhopper

Life lessons from Agrosoma placetis, a Sharpshoot Leafhopper

Habitat: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama Status: Not evaluated This gorgeous little creature was first recorded in 1960. It goes by the scientific name of…

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Leaf Beetle of Ecuador is a Living Masterpiece

photo: Flickr user Andreas Kay

Habitat: Ecuador Status: Not Listed One of my favorite Flickr photographers, Andreas Kay, was lucky enough to spot one of the most beautiful Leaf Beetles…

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The Blue-rayed Limpet Looks Like a Butterfly But Stomps Like a Bee

photo: ifremer

Habitat: eastern Atlantic coasts from Iceland and Norway, to Portugal. It is absent from the Baltic Sea, East Denmark, Belgium and the Netherlands Status: No…

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Stunning Bright Blue Cloud Forest Millipede Is Sure to Shock You

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Habitat: High altitude cloud forests in Mexico Status: Not Listed I think it’s safe to say that millipedes aren’t exactly the most attractive creatures on the…

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