Classification
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    • Insecte
  • Hebrew
    • חרקים
  • Catalan
    • Insectes
  • Belarusian
    • Насякомыя
  • Russian
    • Насекомые
  • German
    • Insekten
  • Portuguese
    • Insetos
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 昆蟲綱
  • Spanish
    • Insectos
  • Italian
    • Insetti
  • Scientific Names
    • Insecta
  • English
    • Insects
    • Insect
  • Japanese
    • 昆虫綱

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Recent observations

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acollins

Date

April 29, 2016 05:42 PM PDT

Description

This fire-colored beetle seems to be way out of its eastern range. Found a mating pair and single beetle nearby.

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What

Mourning Cloak Nymphalis antiopa

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 29, 2016

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

cwwood

Date

April 29, 2016 01:54 PM EDT

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What

Blues Subfamily Polyommatinae

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glmory

Date

April 30, 2016 12:00 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Brachyceran Flies Suborder Brachycera

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glmory

Date

April 30, 2016 11:59 AM PDT

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Square

What

Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

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direbecca

Date

April 29, 2016

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Square

What

Seven-spotted Ladybird Coccinella septempunctata

Observer

glmory

Date

April 30, 2016 11:57 AM PDT

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What

Tussock Moths Subfamily Lymantriinae

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darshan

Date

April 30, 2016 03:37 PM PDT

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What

Least Desert Grasshopper Xeracris minimus

Observer

acollins

Date

April 30, 2016 12:13 PM PDT

Description

Believe it's Cibolacris parviceps, but didn't see this species option available

Photos / Sounds

What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

glmory

Date

April 30, 2016 11:51 AM PDT

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Observer

darshan

Date

April 30, 2016 03:42 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Halyomorpha halys

Observer

ghanwa

Date

April 30, 2016 08:24 PM EDT
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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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