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Closeup of two beetles on yellow goldenrod flowers. The beetles have long bodies with narrow wing covers, which are yellow-orange in color except for a dark oval covering the bottom third of each wing cover.

Pixelated Entomology: Analyzing Beetles’ Flower Use Through Digital Samples

With the continuing growth of community-driven, digital nature observations on platforms like iNaturalist, entomologists and other scientists are tapping into that store of knowledge to make new discoveries. A new study shows the potential for photo observations to answer species-specific behavior and ecological questions.

Phrictus quinqueparitus planthopper

Photographing Insects in the Field: Know Your Equipment

Two experienced insect macrophotographers share their tips for both entomologists and photography enthusiasts alike on how to select the right equipment to take great photos of insects and other arthropods in their natural settings.