People sometimes assume that spiders are insects. But in fact, they are relatives of insects. They are part of a group called arachnids (uh- RACK-nidz). Other arachnids include scorpions, ticks, mites, and harvestmen. Good for compare/contrast at school.
The scarlet-bodied wasp moth, is a beautiful insect native to Florida. Its striking adult coloration, including a bright red thorax and abdomen, and transparent wings patterned with black, make this moth immediately stand out in Florida landscapes