Noel Hues & Snow Patterns
This Stephanorrhina guttata beetle has a cheerful red-and-green-colored body. Pale spots resembling falling snow dot the anterior wings called elytra, which are used as a protective covering for the insect.
Candy Cane Moth
With a snowy white body and holly berry-red details, this moth is cute as a candy cane.
The above beetle, with its rounded body, sleek, shiny appearance and dazzling colors, is pretty enough to pass as a mercury glass Christmas tree ornament.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed…Caterpillar?
The white-marked tussock moth (Orgyia leucostigma) is common in eastern North America. With its bright-red head and tufts of dark-brown setae hairs, the caterpillar resembles a certain reindeer who had a very shiny nose.
This Onypterigia tricolor beetle shines in festive hues of red and green.