Wallpapers and images featuring insects. Insects are a large class of animals with the common characteristics of one pair of antennae, a hard exoskeleton, compound eyes, a three part body (head, thorax and abdomen) and 3 pairs of legs. Some insects have extra features such as wings. They are the most diverse collection of animals on earth, containing more than half of all known creatures and organisms. They thrive in abundance in almost every type of habitat in the world, the exception being the oceans. Here, another closely class of animals dominates the numbers - crustaceans. Insects are both a help and a hindrance to humanity. While some species can destroy crops and spread disease, others are essential pollinators for flowers and plants and others still, provide important resources like honey from bees and silk from the silkworm.
All the images, backgrounds and wallpapers in this collection featuring insects are completely free to download and use for your personal pleasure on your computing devices. These may include your phone, tablet, laptop, computer or all of the above. They are not to be used for business or promotional purposes.