Archive for the ‘images’ Category


Spider on spider violence.

June 1, 2008


Originally uploaded by Malaysian Spiders

…which in an of itself is nothing unusual, but this is a pretty spectacular example.


Tarpit reinactment in miniature on flickr.

April 14, 2008

The spider (an adult male Xysticus) found the and on a bottle cap full of honey, from which he was unable to escape.

Macabre find #2

Originally uploaded by Lord V


B. W. Hawkins, early paleoartist.

April 8, 2008

Artist Nemo Ramjet wrote an informative blog post about Hawkins, including pictures he took of Hawkins’ pictures.



Recent acquisitions 20080402: Metal.

April 2, 2008

Lucid Interval by Cephalic Carnage

Organic Hallucinosis by Decapitated

Carnivorous Erection by Regurgitate

I dig ’em, especially Cephallic Carnage. In the interests of full disclosure, I should mention that I mainly got Carniverous Erection because of the cover art (NSFW), but I can’t say as I regret it.


Mid-Cambrian Morning

February 21, 2008

A nice web comic by Rosemary Mosco with many of my favorite cambrian critters. Bonus points for having the Opabinia’s name be Steve.

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Comes with an informative dramatis personae.

See also Evolution Sucks.

Thanks for the hot tip, Rafi.


Darwin day 2008 by Ainsley Seago

February 12, 2008


Ainsley‘s two posters for the Darwin Day celebration at the Essig Museum today. Click the fragments for full size/full concept.

Edit 20080221: Now with emblogification.


Hooray, another one!

February 11, 2008

Large assassin bug – a mimic of tarantula hawk wasps, Pepsis spp, Peru

Originally uploaded by artour_a