Insects As Architects?

Leaf Miner’s Leaves
Artist: Susan Hoenig

The Monmouth Museum in Lincroft, NJ has a current exhibit: Animal Architects. The exhibit features the work of New Jersey Artists that depict modification of the environment by animals including insects. Some modification are made by building such as mud dauber art. Others are made by subtraction, such as the work of leaf miners.

Are insects architects? By definition, an architect is someone than plans. However, the typical insect structure has no…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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