Living With Complete Metamorphosis

Black Swallowtail Caterpillar Looks Nothing Like The Adult Butterfly

Insects are the most successful group of living organisms constituting almost 60% of described species. Animals first appeared on land between 500 and 400 million years ago. Insects were the first group of animals to evolve powered flight around 400 million years ago. Powered flight gives insects an advantage in exploiting patchy resources. Think of the difference flying makes to a bee that can flit from flower to flower…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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