When you think of the most beautiful things in the world, you’re probably not thinking about insects. The thing is, there are many beautiful insects in the world. Whether you appreciate all that nature offers, including insects, or not, we’re confident that you’ll enjoy our list of the most beautiful insects found all over the world.
These bugs are named after Picasso because they look like they could have been painted by this famous artist. The outer shells of these beetles are one piece, as opposed to other beetles of their kind. This means you can witness their beauty nearly all of the time that is if you happen to see one.
Spiny Flower Mantis
We had no idea just how many species of praying mantis are out there in the world, but there are so many varieties. One such praying mantis is the Spiny Flower Mantis. This beautiful insect has green and orange stripes on a white body.
This beautiful insect looks like some foreign panda bear. If you love panda bears then you’re going to find this ant simply adorable. While this insect is called a panda ant, it’s actually a wasp! The coloring of this insect is for protection, it provides a warning to other insects or animals to stay away.
Spotted Tortoiseshell Beetle
These beetles are smaller than a ladybug and feature a small golden brown colored body. They look similar to a tiny tortoise, hence their name. Much like a tortoise, they can append their body tightly to a leaf, hiding their vulnerable body parts when a predator comes by.
Acraga Hamata Moth Caterpillar
This beautiful insect can be confused with a pretty purple crystal. The slimy texture of their shell is usually a vibrant color that makes them super beautiful. They are often found in Costa Rica, Columbia, and Panama.
This spider is a member of the jumping spider family. They dance around like a peacock does during mating season to attract female peacock spiders. They have a colorful body that helps them ward of predators as the colorful patterns flag ‘warning’ to other insects and harmful-to-them creatures.
This is just a brief list of some of the most beautiful insects in the world. We invite you to start looking around your local region to see what insects you have in the area that may be considered ‘beautiful’, too!