26
taxa
6 plants
20 insects

Photos / Sounds

What

Low Milkvetch Astragalus lotiflorus

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

I think this may be the only species in our area that could have fruits of this type.
Wish i hadn't overlooked the blossoms earlier in the season...

Photos / Sounds

What

Braconid Wasps Family Braconidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

small red wasp with black wings, black markings on legs
Seen in photo 1 from its butt end.
Maybe Agathidinae? www.opsu.edu/Academics/SciMathNurs/NaturalScience/PlantsInsectsOfGoodwell/ichneumonidae/wasp16.html

Photos / Sounds

What

Reakirt's Blue Echinargus isola

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Non-biting Midges Family Chironomidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Forage Looper Moth Caenurgina erechtea

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

"You can't see me, i look like concrete."

Photos / Sounds

What

Checkered White Pontia protodice

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Garden Webworm Moth Achyra rantalis

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

broken antenna

Photos / Sounds

What

Grass Flies Family Chloropidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Oscinella or some such
Photos 3,4,5 show an elongted proboscis

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fanleaf Vervain Verbena plicata

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Mining Bees Family Andrenidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Bee colony: a bluish bee can be seen nosing around before entering one burrow in the comlex

Photos / Sounds

What

American Sunflower Moth Homoeosoma electella

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

hard to photograph, worse to ID.....

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Harvester Ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Little Bur-Clover Medicago minima

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

still blooming, but also (and maybe just as important from the insect point of view) providing a prickly refuge

Photos / Sounds

What

Fanleaf Vervain Verbena plicata

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

very quick, blue-gray bee working on Sphaeralcea coccinea

Photos / Sounds

What

Scarlet Globemallow Sphaeralcea coccinea

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

If i understand what i'm seeing, we have a female at 12 o'clock, male at 6
www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?search=Perdita+sexmaculata

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Convergent Lady Beetle Hippodamia convergens

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Convergent Lady Beetle Hippodamia convergens

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Silverleaf Nightshade Solanum elaeagnifolium

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Gray Five-Eyes Chamaesaracha coniodes

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

a thoracic spine is visible

Photos / Sounds

What

Fairy Bees Genus Perdita

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Garden Webworm Moth Achyra rantalis

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Forage Looper Moth Caenurgina erechtea

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Vesta Crescent Phyciodes graphica

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Lubbock (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Forage Looper Moth Caenurgina erechtea

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 31, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)