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quercusrubra

Date

July 16, 2021 05:53 PM CDT

Description

Colorful hemipteran nymph--last photo shows how I found it, inside the spent flower of a lyre leaf salvia.

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Observer

atmosci

Date

June 10, 2021 10:42 AM CDT

Description

Forward, human!

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Observer

luxnat

Date

June 2021

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What

Leaf Katydids (Subfamily Phaneropterinae)

Observer

atmosci

Date

August 9, 2020 08:45 AM CDT

Description

Thirsty boy found in the church building

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New World Tarantula-hawk Wasps (Genus Pepsis)

Observer

atmosci

Date

September 13, 2020 09:41 AM CDT

Description

I found this pretty girl flailing around on the ground. I felt a little bad just sitting there taking pictures of her as she is clearly not doing well.

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Southern Emerald (Synchlora frondaria)

Observer

nealbailey

Date

June 26, 2020

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What

Inornate Pyrausta Moth (Pyrausta inornatalis)

Observer

scopic

Date

June 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Found ‘em on my cieling. Got a picture of it blowing off my arm.

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Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)

Observer

scopic

Date

June 10, 2019 11:57 AM UTC

Description

Took eternity, but I got a close up!

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What

Roseate Skimmer (Orthemis ferruginea)

Observer

scopic

Date

June 10, 2019 12:01 PM UTC

Description

These guys never land!

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What

Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)

Observer

scopic

Date

June 10, 2019 12:04 PM UTC

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)

Observer

scopic

Date

June 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)

Observer

scopic

Date

June 5, 2019 12:40 PM UTC

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North American Luna Moth (Actias luna)

Observer

scopic

Date

June 27, 2019 11:13 AM UTC

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Great Spreadwing (Archilestes grandis)

Observer

scopic

Date

July 7, 2019 04:29 PM UTC

Description

Found with @somesecretpie

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What

Black Soldier Fly (Hermetia illucens)

Observer

scopic

Date

July 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis)

Observer

scopic

Date

July 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Humped Trashline Orbweaver (Cyclosa turbinata)

Observer

scopic

Date

July 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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North American Luna Moth (Actias luna)

Observer

scopic

Date

July 29, 2019 11:50 AM UTC

Description

Love these guys. Smaller than others I’ve seen; anyone know why its antennas are shriveled/missing? Thumbnail image is my sister.

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Hagen's Sphinx (Ceratomia hageni)

Observer

scopic

Date

July 29, 2019 11:53 AM UTC

Description

My sister beat me, getting him on her face before I could! If only the green on his wings showed up more on camera.

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What

Southwestern Squash Vine Borer (Melittia calabaza)

Observer

scopic

Date

July 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

A beautiful pest! Flittin’ around pumpkins that’re growing up in the compost pile.

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What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)

Observer

scopic

Date

August 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Asian Lady Beetle (Harmonia axyridis)

Observer

scopic

Date

August 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)

Observer

scopic

Date

August 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Carolina Mantis (Stagmomantis carolina)

Observer

scopic

Date

August 12, 2019 02:57 PM UTC

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Io Moth (Automeris io)

Observer

scopic

Date

August 12, 2019 04:34 PM UTC

Description

First Io moth! Was so lucky that @kaleallerion99 got a video of it fluttering around my face, so I took frame from that.
Now I need to find a female!

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What

Blue-eyed Ensign Wasp (Evania appendigaster)

Observer

scopic

Date

August 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

I love these gals. Put a drop of water on my finger so she could drink. The amorphous red blob photobombing her is my father’s betta fish.

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Observer

scopic

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Found him climbing on my father’s fish tank; he’s been hanging around there for a couple days.

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What

Flowerpot Parasol (Leucocoprinus birnbaumii)

Observer

scopic

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Growing out of a Texas laurel’s roots.

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What

Helicoid Land Snails (Superfamily Helicoidea)

Observer

scopic

Date

April 8, 2020 04:42 PM UTC

Description

Picked him up and he popped out!

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What

Bronze Jumping Spider (Eris militaris)

Observer

scopic

Date

April 2020

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia)

Observer

scopic

Date

April 2020

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

This guy has a square chunk taken out of one wing. Last picture is a different buckeye.

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Texas Eyed Click Beetle (Alaus lusciosus)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 1, 2020 04:14 PM UTC

Description

What a legendary lad. If only his eyes were truly shaped like Texas.

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What

Shiny Flea Beetle (Asphaera lustrans)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 2, 2020 03:12 PM UTC

Description

I love cooperative boingers.

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What

Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth (Malacosoma disstria)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 2020

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Is that a moth on a rose staring into the abyss? Indeed.

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What

Tuft-legged Orbweaver (Mangora placida)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 3, 2020 04:54 PM UTC

Description

Tightroping would be significantly easier with eight legs, I imagine.

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What

Seven-spotted Lady Beetle (Coccinella septempunctata)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 6, 2020 02:32 PM CDT

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Io Moth (Automeris io)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 7, 2020 11:16 AM CDT

Description

Found our first lovely lady with @kaleallerion99!

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Observer

scopic

Date

May 7, 2020 11:29 AM CDT

Description

The dreaded bee-bruncher.
Anyone know what the bee is?

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Double-striped Bluet (Enallagma basidens)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 9, 2020 04:49 PM CDT

Description

How did his interview go? Well, he bluet.

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Observer

scopic

Date

May 10, 2020 06:07 PM CDT

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What

Red-shouldered Bug (Jadera haematoloma)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 11, 2020 03:19 PM CDT

Description

Shoulders are red,
Their eyes are, too.
Chinaberry?
It’s what they chew.

I’m so sorry.

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Observer

scopic

Date

May 11, 2020 04:23 PM CDT

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What

Wheel Bug (Arilus cristatus)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 2020

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

I wasn’t gonna image this guy stalking the other bugs on my sheet. Then he squared off with a moth until the wind blew them apart. He caught a more manageable snack afterwards.

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American Bumble Bee (Bombus pensylvanicus)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 26, 2020 11:53 AM CDT

Description

Love the orange pollen baskets!

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What

Reakirt's Blue (Echinargus isola)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 26, 2020 01:31 PM CDT

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What

Feather-legged Flies (Genus Trichopoda)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 26, 2020 01:15 PM CDT

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Checkered Setwing (Dythemis fugax)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 26, 2020 06:11 PM CDT

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Thisbe's Tarantula-hawk Wasp (Pepsis thisbe)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 28, 2020 03:33 PM CDT

Description

So beautiful. Wish I’d gotten a clear picture of that iridescent blue.

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Texas Brown Tarantula (Aphonopelma hentzi)

Observer

atmosci

Date

May 30, 2020 08:32 PM CDT

Description

@Silvirs and I were having way too much fun with these tarantulas.

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Wheel Bug (Arilus cristatus)

Observer

lovebirder

Date

May 12, 2020 11:56 PM CDT

Description

Wheel Bug nymph closing in on a Moonseed Moth - I did intervene.

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What

Green Stink Bug (Chinavia hilaris)

Observer

atmosci

Date

May 14, 2020 05:52 PM CDT

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What

Black Witch (Ascalapha odorata)

Observer

atmosci

Date

July 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Superb Dog-day Cicada (Neotibicen superbus)

Observer

atmosci

Date

July 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Dark Marathyssa Moth (Marathyssa inficita)

Observer

brentano

Date

July 20, 2019 10:25 PM CDT

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Orange Silver-Spot (Ommatospila narcaeusalis)

Observer

brentano

Date

July 20, 2019 10:26 PM CDT

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Aztec Dancer (Argia nahuana)

Observer

atmosci

Date

June 4, 2019 07:25 PM CDT

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Texas Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa virginica ssp. texana)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 12, 2019 02:27 PM UTC

Description

Found on a

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Valley Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa sonorina)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 12, 2019 02:13 PM UTC

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What

Blow Flies (Family Calliphoridae)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

On a yarrow flower

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What

Scudder's Bush Katydids (Genus Scudderia)

Observer

scopic

Date

May 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

On a yarrow flower

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Observer

scopic

Date

May 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Found on a black and blue sage plant

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Observer

scopic

Date

May 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Leaf-legged bug nymph? I like him.