Insects & Spiders

Fascinating spider web Photo: Marie-Anne Hudson

The Arboretum is simply teeming with insects, and we don't just mean mosquitoes!!!

Around the world, insects represent more than half of all the known species of plants and animals on our planet. The number of different beetles alone is more than all the varieties of mammals, fish, birds, and reptiles combined. Read note by naturalist Chris Cloutier on the diversity of insects and spiders found here.