Death's head hawkmoth in Slovenia (@ Ziga Camernik/age fotostock)
- These insects have a dark role to play in British history.""It is claimed they were first sighted when which king was executed?
- Do you think the caterpillar pictured here looks rather sinister?""You should see what it turns into…
- Can you guess what this weird insect becomes after emerging from its cocoon?""A star that once appeared on billboards across the world
- This is the first phase of life for Acherontia atropos.""The second sees a skull-shaped pattern grow on its thorax