School of Life Sciences | Ask A Biologist

dropdown arrow downdropdown arrow upshow/hide menu

Ugly Bug Contest Header

Ugly Bug Contest 2015-2016

By Dr. Biology



Photo of Whirl Hazard

The votes are in! Congratulations Whirl Hazard, you are the 2015 Ugly Bug Contest winner.

2015 Ugly Bug Contest results graph

Congratulations to Whirl Hazard, who beat Luminosity Ligulata by only three votes and won the top spot! Now our bugs have a leader in case they blast off to explore the new frontier.

Click on the images below to learn more about the 2015-2016 contestants.

Learn more about our winner

Whirligig Beetle

Did you know that the Whirligig Beetle, Orectochilus orbisonorum, is named after a rock star?
Learn more...

Share to Google Classroom

Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.

dropdown arrow downdropdown arrow up  Learn More

Share to Google Classroom

Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.