walking sticks http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/463/all en InSEX: Mating's Risqué Business in the Insect World http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/insex-matings-risqu%C3%A9-business-insect-world <p><span>Last night I hosted an InSEX dinner at an undisclosed and secret&nbsp;location.&nbsp;No, we weren&#39;t eating insects (in fact, we had a lovely vegetarian meal). Instead, we were&nbsp;discussing their&nbsp;weird, wonderful, and various&nbsp;reproductive strategies!</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/insex-matings-risqu%C3%A9-business-insect-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/insex-matings-risqu%C3%A9-business-insect-world#comments dragonflies insect sex InSEX Kimball Garrett Odes Pond Sympetrum corruptum variegated meadowhawk Vietnamese walking stick walking sticks Blog Fri, 04 May 2012 03:33:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 698 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Walking Sticks Mysteriously Appear in Museum http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/walking-sticks-mysteriously-appear-museum <p>Last Friday two Indian walking sticks, <em>Carausius morosus</em>, mysteriously showed up inside the Museum! They didn't escape from the Insect Zoo (we've never kept this species of walking stick before), and we haven't been able to find out exactly how they got here. What we do know is that the insects were discovered after a visitor felt one "fall" on his arm, and then promptly reported it to a staff person. <div> </div></p><p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/walking-sticks-mysteriously-appear-museum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/walking-sticks-mysteriously-appear-museum#comments Carausius morosus eggs Indian walking stick insects pests stick insects walking sticks Blog Fri, 06 Jan 2012 05:21:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 674 at http://www.nhm.org/nature