InvertebratesAnything But Creepy and Crawly
Facts About Invertebrates
1,509 species identified—so far!
41 new species.
2 new subspecies.
142 new findings in Washington.
318 moth species collected.
20 moth species new to science.
14 moth species new to Washington.
Green darner dragonflies eat 1 mosquito every 3 minutes and fly 35 mph.
Green darner dragonflies are Washington's official state insect.
Darkling beetles generate numerous calls to the FWS each spring when they emerge.
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Last Updated: May 20, 2013