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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Insecta."

Recent observations

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What

Earwigs Order Dermaptera

Observer

juliaschwierking

Date

September 1, 2015 07:43 AM MAGT

Description

Earwig crawling across my dining room floor

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What

Katydids Family Tettigoniidae

Observer

dpom

Date

August 27, 2015 08:24 AM PDT

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What

Variable Checkerspot Euphydryas chalcedona

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

April 17, 2015 11:17 AM PDT

Description

Nectaring on Dichelostemma congestum .

Tags

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What

Canada Darner Aeshna canadensis

Observer

sanguinaria33

Date

August 30, 2015 12:42 PM CDT

Description

Yellow spot clearly visible between thoracic stripes in second photo

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What

European Paper Wasp Polistes dominula

Observer

martingrimm

Date

August 31, 2015 05:25 PM CEST

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What

Swift Moths Family Hepialidae

Observer

martingrimm

Date

August 29, 2015 07:20 PM CEST

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What

Skippers Family Hesperiidae

Observer

dpom

Date

August 27, 2015 08:24 AM PDT

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What

Cactus Weevil Cactophagus spinolae

Observer

mireya19

Date

July 20, 2013

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What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

joseph8

Date

August 31, 2015 05:04 PM CDT

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What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

toughnutz31

Date

August 31, 2015 06:02 PM EDT

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What

Japanese Beetle Popillia japonica

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

July 22, 2015 10:26 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

dreierj

Date

August 24, 2015

Description

Female disappeared into dense grass before I could take photo

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Description from Wikipedia

Insects (from Latin insectum, a calque of Greek ἔντομον , "cut into sections") are a class of invertebrates within the arthropod phylum that have a chitinous exoskeleton, a three-part body (head, thorax and abdomen), three pairs of jointed legs, compound eyes and one pair of antennae. They are among the most diverse groups of animals on the planet, including more than a million described species and representing more than half of all known living organisms. The...

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