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Square

What

Southern Emerald Synchlora frondaria

Observer

nealbailey

Date

June 26, 2020

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What

Inornate Pyrausta Moth Pyrausta inornatalis

Observer

silvirs

Date

June 10, 2019 10:31 AM UTC

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

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

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What

Blue Dasher Pachydiplax longipennis

Observer

silvirs

Date

June 10, 2019 11:57 AM UTC

Description

Took eternity, but I got a close up!

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Square

What

Roseate Skimmer Orthemis ferruginea

Observer

silvirs

Date

June 10, 2019 12:01 PM UTC

Description

These guys never land!

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What

Common Whitetail Plathemis lydia

Observer

silvirs

Date

June 10, 2019 12:04 PM UTC

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What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

silvirs

Date

June 18, 2019 02:07 PM UTC

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Eastern Pondhawk Erythemis simplicicollis

Observer

silvirs

Date

June 5, 2019 12:40 PM UTC

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What

North American Luna Moth Actias luna

Observer

silvirs

Date

June 27, 2019 11:13 AM UTC

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What

Great Spreadwing Archilestes grandis

Observer

silvirs

Date

July 7, 2019 04:29 PM UTC

Description

Found with @somesecretpie

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What

Black Soldier Fly Hermetia illucens

Observer

silvirs

Date

July 9, 2019 04:16 PM UTC

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Green Anole Anolis carolinensis

Observer

silvirs

Date

July 11, 2019 01:46 PM UTC

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Humped Trashline Orbweaver Cyclosa turbinata

Observer

silvirs

Date

July 11, 2019 02:17 PM UTC

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

North American Luna Moth Actias luna

Observer

silvirs

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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What

Hagen's Sphinx Ceratomia hageni

Observer

silvirs

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

silvirs

Date

July 31, 2019 12:06 PM UTC

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

silvirs

Date

August 6, 2019 05:19 PM UTC

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Asian Lady Beetle Harmonia axyridis

Observer

silvirs

Date

August 8, 2019 01:27 PM UTC

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

silvirs

Date

August 8, 2019 01:16 PM UTC

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Carolina Mantis Stagmomantis carolina

Observer

silvirs

Date

August 12, 2019 02:57 PM UTC

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What

Io Moth Automeris io

Observer

silvirs

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

Cockroach Egg Parasitoid Wasp Evania appendigaster

Observer

silvirs

Date

August 31, 2019 04:02 PM UTC

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

silvirs

Date

September 13, 2019 02:50 PM UTC

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

silvirs

Date

September 15, 2019 09:20 AM UTC

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

silvirs

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

silvirs

Date

April 8, 2020 07:01 PM UTC

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

silvirs

Date

April 28, 2020 03:28 PM UTC

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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What

Texas Eyed Click Beetle Alaus lusciosus

Observer

silvirs

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

silvirs

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

silvirs

Date

May 2, 2020 09:10 PM UTC

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

silvirs

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

silvirs

Date

May 6, 2020 02:32 PM CDT

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What

Io Moth Automeris io

Observer

silvirs

Date

May 7, 2020 11:16 AM CDT

Description

Found our first lovely lady with @kaleallerion99!

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Observer

silvirs

Date

May 7, 2020 11:29 AM CDT

Description

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

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What

Double-striped Bluet Enallagma basidens

Observer

silvirs

Date

May 9, 2020 04:49 PM CDT

Description

How did his interview go? Well, he bluet.

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What

American Green Crab Spider Misumessus oblongus

Observer

silvirs

Date

May 10, 2020 06:07 PM CDT

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What

Red-shouldered Bug Jadera haematoloma

Observer

silvirs

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

silvirs

Date

May 11, 2020 04:23 PM CDT

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What

Wheel Bug Arilus cristatus

Observer

silvirs

Date

May 13, 2020 11:01 PM CDT

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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What

American Bumble Bee Bombus pensylvanicus

Observer

silvirs

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

silvirs

Date

May 26, 2020 01:31 PM CDT

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What

Swift Feather-legged Fly Trichopoda pennipes

Observer

silvirs

Date

May 26, 2020 01:15 PM CDT

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What

Checkered Setwing Dythemis fugax

Observer

silvirs

Date

May 26, 2020 06:11 PM CDT

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What

Thisbe's Tarantula-hawk Wasp Pepsis thisbe

Observer

silvirs

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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What

Texas Brown Tarantula Aphonopelma hentzi

Observer

kaleallerion99

Date

May 30, 2020 08:32 PM CDT

Description

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

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

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

kaleallerion99

Date

May 14, 2020 05:52 PM CDT

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What

Black Witch Ascalapha odorata

Observer

kaleallerion99

Date

July 17, 2019 11:36 AM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Superb Dog-day Cicada Neotibicen superbus

Observer

kaleallerion99

Date

July 26, 2019 08:26 AM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Dark Marathyssa Moth Marathyssa inficita

Observer

brentano

Date

July 20, 2019 10:25 PM CDT

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What

Orange Silver-Spot Ommatospila narcaeusalis

Observer

brentano

Date

July 20, 2019 10:26 PM CDT

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What

Aztec Dancer Argia nahuana

Observer

kaleallerion99

Date

June 4, 2019 07:25 PM CDT

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What

Texas Carpenter Bee Xylocopa virginica ssp. texana

Observer

silvirs

Date

May 12, 2019 02:27 PM UTC

Description

Found on a

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What

Large Carpenter Bees Genus Xylocopa

Observer

silvirs

Date

May 12, 2019 02:13 PM UTC

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What

Blow Flies Family Calliphoridae

Observer

silvirs

Date

May 12, 2019 03:45 PM UTC

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

On a yarrow flower

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What

Scudder's Bush Katydids Genus Scudderia

Observer

silvirs

Date

May 12, 2019 03:50 PM UTC

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

On a yarrow flower

Photos / Sounds

Observer

silvirs

Date

May 12, 2019 04:17 PM UTC

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Found on a black and blue sage plant

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What

Spine-headed Bugs Genus Acanthocephala

Observer

silvirs

Date

May 13, 2019 05:39 PM UTC

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Leaf-legged bug nymph? I like him.