The wattle cup caterpillar (Calcarifera ordinata). These brightly coloured caterpillars are common throughout northern Australia. They have four large spikes protruding from them, each of which carries a painful sting. Image by Cassandre Veillette
A tarantula hawk is a spider wasp which hunts tarantulas as food for its larvae. Up to two inches long with a blue-black body and bright rust-colored wings, tarantula hawks are among the largest of wasps.
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Why are ladybugs considered a "beneficial" insect? Ladybugs feed on aphids and other soft bodied insects that feed on plants. The ladybug feeds on these pests as the adult ladybug and as the larva. One ladybug can eat as many as 50 aphids a day.