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  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 昆蟲綱
    • 昆虫綱
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    • 곤충강
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    • Insecte
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    • חרקים
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    • Насякомыя
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    • Насекомые
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    • Insekten
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    • Insetos
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    • Insectos
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    • Insetti
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    • Insecta
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    • Insects
    • Insect

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hornets and Paper Wasps Family Vespidae

Observer

stigmergy

Date

July 26, 2016 10:29 PM EDT

Description

Wings displayed in both V shape and also straight back, overlapped like a flying ant.

Photos / Sounds

What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

timothy3

Date

July 26, 2016 11:43 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Litter Moths Subfamily Herminiinae

Observer

stigmergy

Date

July 26, 2016 10:29 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Boreal Bluet Enallagma boreale

Observer

beschwar

Date

July 5, 2016

Description

I'm not familiar with odonates in this area, but this is my best guess on the ID for this one. This individual seems to have much more convoluted patterns on S5-6 than I see in most other photos, but perhaps this is not a diagnostic feature of the species. Or I could simply be wrong. :-)

Photos / Sounds

What

Checkered White Pontia protodice

Observer

bbunny

Date

July 26, 2016 07:30 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Thread-legged Bugs Subfamily Emesinae

Observer

jerikson

Date

January 17, 2016 01:21 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths Superfamily Pyraloidea

Observer

bbunny

Date

July 26, 2016 07:32 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lesser Cornstalk Borer Moth Elasmopalpus lignosellus

Observer

bbunny

Date

July 26, 2016 07:44 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wedgling Moth Galgula partita

Observer

bbunny

Date

July 26, 2016 07:32 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Gray Bird Grasshopper Schistocerca nitens

Observer

bbunny

Date

July 26, 2016 07:47 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

connlindajo

Date

July 23, 2016 09:34 PM CDT

Description

Moth Week 2016
Incandescent porch light

Photos / Sounds

What

Central Bumble Bee Bombus centralis

Observer

beeboy

Date

July 26, 2016 03:45 PM PDT
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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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