This is an awesome set of images.
Scientists from the California Academy of Sciences are embarking on a project to take highly detailed digital images of every one of approximately 12,000 ant species known to science.
It just proves that whatever we think up, nature has already thought of it, and iterated on it a million times.
While I am on the topic of insects, if you haven't seen Tessa Farmer's work, then you're in for a Gothic treat. I would love to hear what you all think of it.