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Published: July 1, 2014

Insect Adventure, Part One

Emily Graslie, Chief Curiosity Correspondent, Brain Scoop

Nothing says collection expedition like rotten chicken liver! 

Help the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation restore more native prairies in Illinois:

Special Guests and huge thanks to: 
Jim Louderman and Rebekah Shuman Baquiran, Assistant Collections Managers of Insects

Photo credits: 
THANK YOU to Derek Hennen ( for supplying many of the images of millipedes in this video. 

Mark Wetmore (Necrophorus marginatus) 

Michael K. Oliver, Ph.D. : (Necrophila americana)

Spirostreptid photo from (

Marshal Hedin (Platydesmida)

Joseph Berger (Polyxenida: Polyxenus lagurus) 

(Polyzoniida: Octoglena bivirgata) (