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Photos of UAE insects

 

Canary Carpenter Bee Xylocopa aestuans

Carpenter Bee, un-identified species

Campsomeriella thoracica (Scoliid wasp)

Oriental Wasp Vespa orientalis

Polistes wattii

Wasp sp. (yellow) 2

Digger Wasp sp.

Asian Dwarf Honey Bee Apis florea

Megachile Leaf-cutter bee

Sphingonotus rubescens

Podalonia tydei

Un-identified bees and wasps

 

Cockroaches

 

Spilostethus pandurus

 

Arabian Cicada Platypleuca arabica

 

Giant Longhorn Beetle Anthracocentrus arabicus

Derolus iranenss arabicus

Elegant Rhinoceros Beetle Oryctes elegans

Tiger Beetle Lophyra histrio

Sulphurous Jewel Beetle Julodis euphratica (fimbriata?)

Jewel Beetle Julodis candida

Weevil Ammocleonus aschabadensis

Red Palm Weevil Rhynchophorous ferrugineus

Dung Beetle Scarabaeus bannuensis

Pitted Beetle Adesmia cancellata clathrata

Apentanodes arabicus

Darkling Beetles

Tenebrionidae

Un-identified beetles

Paratomoxioda harteni

 

Common Ground Mantis Eremiaphila baueri

Striped Mantis Blepharopsis mendica

Un-identified Mantis

Mole Cricket Gryllotalpa sp.

Un-identified Grasshoppers

Un-identified crickets

 

Waterscorpion, Nepidae

 

Beefly Bombyllidae

Green Lacewing

Brown Lacewing

Owl flies

Antlions

Robber flies

Mayflies

Un-identified flies

 

Desert Runner Ant

Cataglyphis niger

Ant sp. - black, large

Ant sp. - black, small

Ant sp. - black, very small

Ant sp. Cataglyphis sp. - red, medium

Ant sp. Cataglyphis sp. - red, small

Un-identified ants

 

Tawny Earwig, Labidura riparia

Webspinner, Parembia persica

 

 

Un-identified insects

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Non-insects:

African Slug Laevicaulis alte

Isopods

Isopod, Tylos maindroni

Ticks

 

See also http://www.pbase.com/wildlifeuae/insecta