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Recent observations

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What

Elm Sawfly Cimbex americana

Observer

paul_prior

Date

May 25, 2015

Description

Cimbex sp. - pretty big and scary looking insect! Maybe 20mm. Would appreciate confirmation to species. Thanks.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Milkweed Longhorn beetle Tetraopes tetrophthalmus

Observer

patrees

Date

July 7, 2015 03:27 PM EDT

Description

Red milkweed beetle

Insects

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Insects Class Insecta

Observer

oggioniale

Date

July 7, 2015 12:05 PM SAST
Insects

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No photos or sounds

What

Insects Class Insecta

Observer

oggioniale

Date

July 7, 2015 12:36 PM SAST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

fishorwork

Date

May 19, 2015 10:50 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

ketchambr

Date

July 7, 2015 12:28 PM EDT

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What

True Bugs Suborder Heteroptera

Observer

annemirdl

Date

July 5, 2015

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What

Giant Mesquite Bug Thasus neocalifornicus

Observer

annemirdl

Date

July 5, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Locusts Order Orthoptera

Observer

paul_prior

Date

June 6, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Milbert's Tortoiseshell Aglais milberti

Observer

okellhammer

Date

July 5, 2015 10:42 AM PDT

Description

Ventral view. Wings folded in resting position

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies Order Hymenoptera

Observer

annemirdl

Date

July 5, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Locusts Order Orthoptera

Observer

mc_biology_club

Date

April 17, 2015
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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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