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Casey’s True Blue Insect Guide

Posted on September 1st, 2012 by pajamapress

Casey, one of the central characters in Deborah Ellis‘ murder mystery True Blue, has always known she will be an entomologist. In fact, her classmates nickname her “Praying Mantis.” True Blue is full of insects and insect information, but did you ever wonder what all those creepy crawlies really look like? If so, then you need…

Casey’s True Blue¬†

Insect Guide

 

Praying Mantis

Photo by John

Photo by John

Dragonfly

Photo by MONGO

Photo by MONGO

Anthomyiid Fly

Photo by Quark 67

Photo by Quark 67

Whirligig Beetle

Photo by Erin Hayes Pontius

Photo by Erin Hayes Pontius

Pond Skaters

Photo by Anne Burgess

Photo by Anne Burgess

Leech

Photo by Mike E. Talbot

Photo by Mike E. Talbot

Grasshopper

Photo by R.S.

Photo by R.S.

Black Swallowtail

Photo  by Kretven

Photo by Kretven

Spring Field Cricket

Photo by Vespula Vulgaris

Photo by Vespula Vulgaris

Pavement Ants

Image Source: Encyclopedia Britannica 11th Ed.

Image Source: Encyclopedia Britannica 11th Ed.

True Blue Cockroach

Actually, this endangered insect is so rare that we were not able to locate an image of it.  If you have one, let us know!

American Cockroach

Photo by Eran Finkle

Photo by Eran Finkle