I have been absolutely astonished at the sheer variety of insects and bugs out there. Looking for these little creatures is going to be a hobby I will enjoy for years as there will always be something new to see.


Common Green Mantid (Sphadramantis gastrica)Common Green Mantid

Crickets, Katydids, Grashoppers & Locusts


Addo Flightless Dung BeetleAddo Flightless Dung Beetle
Rhino BeetleRhino Beetle
Hairy Darkling BeetleHairy Darkling Beetle
Ground BeetleGround Beetle
White Legged ToktokkieWhite Legged Toktokkie
Tailed Netwing BeetleTailed Netwing Beetle
Weevil Weevil

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Banded GroundlingBanded Groundling
Common TigertailCommon Tigertail
Wandering GliderWandering Glider
Red-veined Darter or Nomad (Sympetrum fonscolombii)Red-veined Darter or Nomad
Two-striped Skimmer (Orthetrum caffrum)Two striped Skimmer

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Bees & Wasps

Honey BeeHoney Bee
Psammochares irpexPsammochares irpex
Hemipepsis tamisieriHemipepsis tamisieri

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Milkweed BugMilkweed Bug
Red Spotted Spittle BugRed Spotted Spittle Bug

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