Insects of the Amazon and Andes
Photographs Adrian Hoskins
Orthoptera | Coleoptera | Odonata | Hemiptera | Homoptera | Mantodea | Arachnida
Here is a small selection of grasshoppers, katydids, leaf insects, stick insects, mantises, dragonflies, beetles, hemipteran bugs, cicadas and spiders seen on various trips to South America. Click on the links above to see further species from each insect order. Unfortunately I don't have the resources necessary to identify them all, so if you are able to put a name to any of them please contact me.

Hemiptera sp 692

Erotylus voeti

Choeradodis rhomboidea

Fylgia amazonica

Gibbifer sp 803

Avicularia sp

Mysidia sp 936

Micrathena sp 846

Pterodictya reticularis


Pseudomastax personata


Hemiptera sp 802

Hemiptera sp 823

Poecilocloeus uncinatus

Orthoptera sp 890

Hemiptera sp 806

Omaspides erichsoni

Flatidae sp 916

Coleoptera sp 863

 Proscopiidae sp 922


Membracidae sp 939


Aradidae sp 926

Edessa rufomarginata

Chromacris peruviana

Curculionidae sp 934

Enema pan

Prionacris compressa



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