NEOTROPICAL Tropical & Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forest

The rainforests of the tropical Americas have the highest diversity of insects in the world. It has been reported that you will find more species of ants on a single tree Neotropical rainforest tree than occur across the entire country of England. 

Order Orthoptera: Crickets and Grasshoppers

Order Diptera

Family Tachinidae

'Hedgehog Fly' (Wayqecha, Peru).

Order Coleoptera, Beetles

(Waychega Lodge, Peru)

(Bellavista Cloud Forest Lodge, Ecuador)

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Order Lepidoptera, Moths and Butterflies
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Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? One of the first expeditions I am booked to work on is the NZ sub-Antarctics with Silversea Expeditions. And here is a shortened version of one of my lectures in a warmer part of the world.