This is an illustration from a CALI Lesson by Eric Molinsky.
Calycopis cecrops on Euthamia tenuifolia. Another tiny butterfly I tend to never notice. Apalachicola National Forest, Liberty County, FL
I visited the wood hoping to see hairstreaks. I was disappointed in that aim but very pleased to see this shield bug as I was leaving. It is one of those I don’t see very often.
The vegetation in this forest was not dog friendly. Yogi was covered with bugs, burs, thistles, needles, thorns and a variety of other sharp objects which had to be brushed out at the end of the day. Copple Butte. Umatilla National Forest, Oregon.
Longlegged flies are like tiny, metallic robber flies. They are predatory on smaller insects, and this Condylostylus sp. is eating *something.* Normally, these flies are very wary and difficult to approach close enough for a shot like this.
a cool moth i found upon my first entrance into my new domains, aka as ruling mistress of the d-lot. that moth was pretty dope. we had EVEN MORE bugs this year than in years previous: a conspiracy of insects? i am not complaining, it was all very entertaining & …
Dragonflies like this male Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum, are usually in abundance at desert wetlands (Roy P. Drachman Agua Caliente Regional Park outside of Tucson in this case). This year has seen a severe shortage of insects in general.
Desert Tenebrion – Onymacris unguicularis -This insect lives in the desert, eating the plants found in the desert.
fuji X100 35mm，f 2.0，30 sec，iso 800 photoshop 6 photo
this pair of oak stink bugs were having a private moment in the leaves of this oak tree on the cliffe