Curator of Entomology at the University of Texas at Austin. Blogger at Scientific American. Photographer down in the dirt.

Build a World-Class Insect Imaging System for under ,000

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Alex Wild is an Illinois-based entomologist who studies the evolutionary history of ants. In 2003 he founded a photography business as an aesthetic complement to his scientific work, and his natural history photographs appear in numerous museums, books, and media outlets.

The Ethics of our Brave New Drone Photography World

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Email Print Alex Wild is an Illinois-based entomologist who studies the evolutionary history of ants. In 2003 he founded a photography business as an aesthetic complement to his scientific work, and his natural history photographs appear in numerous museums, books, and media outlets.

Crematogaster - Alex Wild Photography

alexanderwild.com — Crematogaster is an abundant, ecologically diverse myrmicine genus found worldwide. These ants- sometimes called "Acrobat Ants"- are easily recognized by their unusual heart-shaped gasters.

BugShot Belize 2015 - Alex Wild Photography

alexanderwild.com — A preview of places and microinhabitants of Caves Branch Lodge, site of the August 5-12 2015 BugShot/Belize workshop. [GPS coordinates]. These photographs were taken by instructor Alex Wild; for participants' results from the previous workshop, visit our BugShot/Belize flickr pool!.

Window To A Wetter Past In Tucson

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Email Print Alex Wild is an Illinois-based entomologist who studies the evolutionary history of ants. In 2003 he founded a photography business as an aesthetic complement to his scientific work, and his natural history photographs appear in numerous museums, books, and media outlets.

Recipe For A Photograph #5: The Angry Ant

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Email Print Alex Wild is an Illinois-based entomologist who studies the evolutionary history of ants. In 2003 he founded a photography business as an aesthetic complement to his scientific work, and his natural history photographs appear in numerous museums, books, and media outlets.

Australian Ants - Alex Wild Photography

alexanderwild.com — Australian AntsThe wayward southern continent of Australia is famous for the strange and relictual creatures that have evolved in nearly complete isolation. The ants are no exception. Australia's ant fauna is both diverse and exceptionally abundant, with a host of species found nowhere else.

Ponera - Alex Wild Photography

alexanderwild.com — Ponera is a genus of small, cryptic ponerine ants whose diversity is centered in the Indo-Australian region. A few species of these soil- and rotting-wood nesting ants are found in the temperate regions of Eurasia and eastern North America, including the common P. pennsylvanica pictured below.

Giving Birth To A Tropical Parasite [Video; Not For The Squeamish]

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Alex Wild is an Illinois-based entomologist who studies the evolutionary history of ants. In 2003 he founded a photography business as an aesthetic complement to his scientific work, and his natural history photographs appear in numerous museums, books, and media outlets.

My Personal Best Photographs of 2014

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Email Print Alex Wild is an Illinois-based entomologist who studies the evolutionary history of ants. In 2003 he founded a photography business as an aesthetic complement to his scientific work, and his natural history photographs appear in numerous museums, books, and media outlets.
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Feb 26, 2015

RT @mikebok: @Myrmecos The red ommatidia are off axis light passing through optics on the edge of the eye pointing away from you pic.twitter.com/gf0LAkPmMb

Feb 26, 2015

Today in the Republican war on science: misinformation, Ebola fear-mongering, and straight-up lies about flies. factcheck.org/2015/02/paul-k…

Feb 25, 2015

RT @CrawliesWithCri: Pretty sure she is my new Spirit Animal :D #WinglessMoth (Fem. Fm. Geometridae) Nature is amazeballs. #BeCurious pic.twitter.com/a0VR4zbChk

Feb 25, 2015

The compound eye of a carpenter ant, Camponotus sayi, photographed at the new @UTAustin insect imaging center. pic.twitter.com/gHZsGVlQeR

Feb 25, 2015

Satellite photos reveal deforestation to be far worse than ground-based estimates. news.agu.org/press-release/…

Feb 25, 2015

For the record, I am googling "Everclear" for research purposes.

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