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Insects: Power of Unity, Riot of Color and a Predator

Jitaditya Narzary

Is a traveller disillusioned by the familiar and fascinated with the unknown... and of course the founder of this blog.

I am posting a few random insect pics here along with a suave yellow frog that once ventured into the house during the rainy season.
You can also visit my older post on butterflies.

Ants and the Caterpillar:

The power of unity.

Ants eating caterpillar


Not sure but I think it was a ladybug. It was languishing in the ground when I saw it. Then I picked it up and put it on the flower to take another shot. (It was not harmed in anyway during the process)


ladybug on flower

Blue Butterfly:

It was the most colorful lepidoptera I’d ever seen. It was elusive, it never came close and finally settled on a jackfruit tree. Had to shoot it from a distance and crop the images.

blue butterfly 2

blue butterfly 1

Orange Butterfly:

It was a familiar one. But for a change it chose to offer a more interesting background.

orange butterfly

Tiger Striped Insect:

Not sure what it is. But great colors.

colorful insect

Yellow Frog: The predator:

Finally the terminator to all of the above.

yellow frog


  • Arti
    2011/09/08 - 12:38 pm | Permalink

    WOW!!!! Beautiful captures! I always fall short of words for your pics! Really awesome, Great work 🙂

  • 2011/09/08 - 2:32 pm | Permalink

    @Arti thanks Arti for the encouraging words…:)

  • 2011/12/06 - 5:21 pm | Permalink

    Wonderful pictures , more apt name for lady bug is lady bird beetle , and the orange butterfly is leopard lace wing .

    • Quetzalcoatl
      2011/12/06 - 7:34 pm | Permalink

      Thanks mate… Thanks for the ID… my zoological knowledge is limited…!

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