41
taxa
35 insects
6 arachnids
49
observations

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What

Morning-glory Plume Moth Emmelina monodactyla

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Deduced Graphic Bulia deducta

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Strong yellow cast is an artifact of artificial lighting

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Length approx 5-6 mm

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Caddisflies Order Trichoptera

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

different individual than this https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/30464355
Laetilia coccidivora or Amyelois transitella

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Who knew they could turn their head?
Length approx. 2 cm, by thread count

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

an unfamiliar robber
length estimated at 2 cm, based on thread count

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What

Four-spurred Assassin Bug Zelus tetracanthus

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Rabid Wolf Spider Rabidosa rabida

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Kiowa Grasshopper Trachyrhachys kiowa

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Plains Yellow-winged Grasshopper Arphia simplex

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Gazelle Scarab Digitonthophagus gazella

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

numerous on the site

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length 4.5 mm

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What

Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth Spodoptera ornithogalli

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length estimate 3.6-5.0 mm

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What

Gracile Palpita Moth Palpita atrisquamalis

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

the Unpronounceable Moth
Blessings upon amzapp who struggled through the first identification of this

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

A little out of range, but it was all i could come up with. Please correct me!

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Limoniid Crane Flies Family Limoniidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length estimate ~6 to 6.5 mm
The strong yellowish cast is an artifact of artificial lighting

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

The red ones and black ones seem identical in every respect except color
Length = 13mm

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What

Superb Dog-day Cicada Neotibicen superbus

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Length 34 mm

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What

Conchuela Bug Chlorochroa ligata

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Spotted Orbweaver Neoscona crucifera

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Dwarf Tawny Wave Cyclophora nanaria

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Spotted Orbweavers Genus Neoscona

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

The light is rather poor, and though the pattern and colors can be made out I still can't decide between arabesca and crucifera

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What

Cresson's Grass Tubeworm Moth Acrolophus cressoni

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Devil's Advocate:
Is there some way to distinguish between Laetilia coccidivora and Amyelois transitella?
This is one or the other
Estimaged length, based on thread count, ~5.5mm; wingspan ~11 mm

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What

Citrus Flatid Planthopper Metcalfa pruinosa

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Dwarf Tawny Wave Cyclophora nanaria

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Swag-lined Wave Scopula umbilicata

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

On this visit, adult Neotibicen superbus were in evidence. One other cicada that is ordinarily seen hereabouts is Megatibicen dealbatus.

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What

Eastern Parson Spider Herpyllus ecclesiasticus

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Dwarf Tawny Wave Cyclophora nanaria

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Artificial light gives a strong yellow cast, which is artifactual

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length approx. 16mm

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Elm Leaf Beetle Xanthogaleruca luteola

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length 13-14mm

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Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

length 20 mm

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What

Western Leaf-footed Bug Leptoglossus clypealis

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

https://bugguide.net/node/view/994681/bgimage
As far as i can deduce, no other Coreid found in our region has a nymph of this appearance

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What

Tan Jumping Spider Platycryptus undatus

Observer

ellen5

Date

July 22, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

a tiny one, holding its tiny prey