Tag: Insects

A vibrant Rufous-throated Tanager perched on a branch, indicative of the biodiverse Mashpi Lodge region.
Explorations
Christopher Klassen

Surprise in the DragonFly

The Mashpi Dragonfly is an excellent example of capturing the rarest moments. The dragonfly allows you to see the forest from a completely different perspective. New species of plants have already been recorded from the dragonfly.

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An insect afflicted by Cordyceps fungus, captured in a dark background, illustrating the unique parasitic phenomena at Mashpi Lodge.
EcuadorianAmazon
Christopher Klassen

Can insects turn into zombies?

Explore fascinating entomopathogenic fungi and discover how they can turn insects into zombies. Learn more about these amazing organisms.

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Twilight view of the modern, eco-friendly Mashpi Lodge nestled in the Ecuadorian cloud forest, promoting sustainable luxury.
Explorations
Christopher Klassen

The Mashpi Lodge story

The story of Mashpi Lodge begins in 2001, when businessman and former mayor of Quito Roque Sevilla decided to purchase a section of the Ecuadorian Chocó forest

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