Some kind of Shield Bug, Thanks to
Trail marks in the sand made by small scarab insect.
Ich schlieben austa be clair, Es kumpent madre monstere, aus-be aus-can-be flaugen, begun be uske but-bair Ich schlieben austa be clair, Es kumpent madre monstere aus-be aus-can-be flaugen, Fraulein uske-be clair Forest adventures with Stephanie today resulted in legs that looked like they were suffering from leprosy. In short, we …
Pete gave me this travel bug for Valentine’s Day; I set it free on the Wild Pacific Trail and hope to pick it up in New Mexico someday!
Looks almost like a bug sitting on the middle of the flower, and it’s sticky, judging by the bits of dirt and plant debris speckling it
This silver-spangled beauty is a Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae. The sight of one is a mixed blessing to groundskeepers at the Tucson Botanical Gardens because the caterpillars are quick to defoliate passionflower vines.
Calliandra californica (Baja fairy duster), Arizona Desert Botanical Garden
Sitting in the grass seems to attract weird bugs to your shoes o_O
3rd of 4 in series | Coccinella septempunctata – Seven-spotted Lady Beetle "C-7" with Aphids (Aphididae) | Gilmer County, North Georgia Mountains, USA | 5 August 2011 The aphids seemingly ignored the presence of the Lady Beetle which is a potent bio-control agent of aphids. The aphid colony was on …
2 possible IDs that I can find for this are Troilus luridus & Rhaphigaster nebulosa. Normally the way to tell would be be the presence of 2 antennal yellow bands (Rhaph.) or one (Troil.) but mine seems to have none, or very faint ones if that. Any ideas anyone? Thanks …