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Convergent Lady Beetle Hippodamia convergens

Observer

jonavycanales

Date

August 1, 2020 09:45 AM CDT
Convergent Lady Beetle - Photo (c) Gary McDonald, all rights reserved
jessicabeckham's ID: Convergent Lady Beetle (Hippodamia convergens)
Added on August 04, 2020.
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Fiery Skipper Hylephila phyleus

Observer

coltonstewart185

Date

July 31, 2020 11:59 AM CDT
Fiery Skipper - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY)
jessicabeckham's ID: Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus)
Added on August 03, 2020.
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Surinam Cockroach Pycnoscelus surinamensis

Observer

coltonstewart185

Date

August 2, 2020 09:29 PM CDT
Surinam Cockroach - Photo (c) laurenjansensimpson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jessicabeckham's ID: Surinam Cockroach (Pycnoscelus surinamensis)
Added on August 03, 2020.
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What

Eastern Carpenter Bee Xylocopa virginica

Observer

arriannagracia

Date

July 30, 2020 01:14 PM CDT

Description

Ecological Role: Beneficial for eating nectar and pollen
Other information: Carbs such as nectar are for adults and pollen for larvae

Eastern Carpenter Bee - Photo (c) Christopher Eliot, some rights reserved (CC BY)
jessicabeckham's ID: Eastern Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa virginica)
Added on August 03, 2020.
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What

Robber Flies Family Asilidae

Observer

jesse-rivas

Date

July 30, 2020 01:12 PM CDT

Description

• 7-30-20
• 1:00 pm

• 96°
• Cedar Park, TX
• This was found in my own backyard, on top of a bench in the back, and was also holding a cicada.
• Latitude : 30.5182764167
• Longitude : -97.7420139313
• The ecological role of the Black Cicada Killer is to manage the population of other insects in its natural area.
• This specific adult was carrying a cicada and eating it on top of a chair.

Black Cicada Killer
Sphecius speciosus
F- Crabronidae
O- Hymenoptera

Robber Flies - Photo (c) Steve Collins, all rights reserved
jessicabeckham's ID: Robber Flies (Family Asilidae)
Added on August 03, 2020.
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Western Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

jesse-rivas

Date

July 31, 2020 02:13 PM CDT

Description

• 7-31-20
• 2:00 pm

• 98°
• Cedar Park, TX
• This was found in my own backyard, it was polluntating a flower and not staying still while trying to take a picture of it.
• Latitude : 30.5182764167
• Longitude : -97.7420139313
• The ecological role of the Bumble Bee is to pollinate flowers in its natural area.
• This specific adult was pollinating a flower in one of the gardens in my backyard.
Bumble Bee
Bombus pennsylvanicus
F- Apidae
O- Hymemopterans

Western Honey Bee - Photo (c) copper, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jessicabeckham's ID: Western Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)
Added on August 03, 2020.
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Spotless Lady Beetle Cycloneda sanguinea

Observer

chloeturner13

Date

August 1, 2020 11:26 AM UTC
Lady Beetles - Photo (c) Ryosuke Kuwahara, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jessicabeckham's ID: Lady Beetles (Family Coccinellidae)
Added on August 01, 2020.
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Western Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

macbryant

Date

July 26, 2020 01:08 PM UTC

Description

Temp: 88°F
Found drinking in the swimming pool.
http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/MISC/BEES/euro_honey_bee.htm

Western Honey Bee - Photo (c) copper, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jessicabeckham's ID: Western Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)
Added on August 01, 2020.
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What

Parkinson's Carpenter Bee Xylocopa tabaniformis ssp. parkinsoniae

Observer

jenia4

Date

July 31, 2020 09:10 AM CDT

Description

81 F,

Parkinson's Carpenter Bee - Photo (c) leemarlowe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jessicabeckham's ID: Parkinson's Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa tabaniformis ssp. parkinsoniae)
Added on July 31, 2020.
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Common Sun Beetle Amara aenea

Observer

victoriazibart

Date

July 25, 2020 03:09 PM CDT

Description

Small (~0.5in), black, shiny dorsal plate, found on back under a front door mat in very close proximity to a spider, brown legs and segmented antennae

Ground Beetles - Photo (c) Jakob Fahr, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jessicabeckham's ID: Ground Beetles (Family Carabidae)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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What

Carpenter and Sugar Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

victoriazibart

Date

July 23, 2020 09:04 PM CDT

Description

Small (3-4mm) and flying around back porch light, other insects of similar appearance were also nearby, noticeable black and yellow/white colors on abdomen, light brown color on thorax

Ants - Photo (c) Philip Herbst, all rights reserved
jessicabeckham's ID: Ants (Family Formicidae)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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What

Eight-spotted Flea Beetle Omophoita cyanipennis

Observer

catlynussery

Date

July 13, 2020 08:40 AM UTC

Description

80 degrees

Eight-spotted Flea Beetle - Photo (c) Robby Deans, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jessicabeckham's ID: Eight-spotted Flea Beetle (Omophoita cyanipennis)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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Wrinkled Grasshopper Hippiscus ocelote

Date

July 29, 2020 09:43 AM CDT

Description

89 degrees; at my girlfriends apartment complex. I was relieved to find this grasshopper. The grasshopper was standing extremely still. I think it didn't think I saw it, as I snapped pictures of it. Maybe, it was injured because I tried scaring it and it flew away.

Short-horned Grasshoppers - Photo (c) toucan22, all rights reserved, uploaded by Peter Shearer
jessicabeckham's ID: Short-horned Grasshoppers (Family Acrididae)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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Observer

jacobpeterson

Date

July 26, 2020 02:41 PM UTC
Cocktail Ants - Photo (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY)
jessicabeckham's ID: Cocktail Ants (Genus Crematogaster)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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Umbrella Paper Wasps Genus Polistes

Observer

astroryan

Date

July 22, 2020 11:15 AM UTC
Umbrella Paper Wasps - Photo (c) Didier, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
jessicabeckham's ID: Umbrella Paper Wasps (Genus Polistes)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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Ashy Gray Lady Beetle Olla v-nigrum

Observer

ule989

Date

July 25, 2020 10:11 PM CDT

Description

Lady Beetle

Ashy Gray Lady Beetle - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY)
jessicabeckham's ID: Ashy Gray Lady Beetle (Olla v-nigrum)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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Sonoran Bumble Bee Bombus sonorus

Observer

rikikobayashi

Date

July 20, 2020 03:16 PM CDT

Description

Shot on Olympus Tough TG-6

Sonoran Bumble Bee - Photo (c) Juan Carlos Garcia Morales, all rights reserved
jessicabeckham's ID: Sonoran Bumble Bee (Bombus sonorus)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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Western Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

stephaniegorena

Date

July 24, 2020 02:06 PM PDT
Western Honey Bee - Photo (c) copper, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jessicabeckham's ID: Western Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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What

Ground Beetles Family Carabidae

Observer

chloeturner13

Date

July 25, 2020 01:07 PM UTC
Ground Beetles - Photo (c) Jakob Fahr, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jessicabeckham's ID: Ground Beetles (Family Carabidae)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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What

Guinea Paper Wasp Polistes exclamans

Observer

fabiolaedf010396

Date

July 20, 2020 01:09 PM UTC
Umbrella Paper Wasps - Photo (c) Didier, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
jessicabeckham's ID: Umbrella Paper Wasps (Genus Polistes)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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What

Guinea Paper Wasp Polistes exclamans

Date

July 23, 2020 12:29 PM CDT
Umbrella Paper Wasps - Photo (c) Didier, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
jessicabeckham's ID: Umbrella Paper Wasps (Genus Polistes)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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Large Carpenter Bees Genus Xylocopa

Observer

sidneycope

Date

July 22, 2020 09:54 AM CDT

Description

Found outside crawling on ground near flowering bush, many other similar bees in the bush.

Large Carpenter Bees - Photo (c) Matt Muir, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
jessicabeckham's ID: Large Carpenter Bees (Genus Xylocopa)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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American Cockroach Periplaneta americana

Observer

sidneycope

Date

July 22, 2020 11:09 AM CDT

Description

Found inside the San Antonio Zoo reptile house on the ground. A kid alerted me to its presence after stepping on it, it was still moving a little when I took pictures.

American Cockroach - Photo (c) Len Worthington, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
jessicabeckham's ID: American Cockroach (Periplaneta americana)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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Ground Beetles Family Carabidae

Observer

micahburdette

Date

July 26, 2020 08:19 PM UTC
Ground Beetles - Photo (c) Jakob Fahr, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jessicabeckham's ID: Ground Beetles (Family Carabidae)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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Geometer Moths Family Geometridae

Observer

mildredblanchard

Date

July 26, 2020 06:53 PM CDT
Geometer Moths - Photo (c) Mike Patterson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jessicabeckham's ID: Geometer Moths (Family Geometridae)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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Queen Danaus gilippus

Observer

mildredblanchard

Date

July 26, 2020 06:46 PM CDT

Description

Unsure if queen or soldier

Queen - Photo (c) TexasEagle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jessicabeckham's ID: Queen (Danaus gilippus)
Added on July 29, 2020.
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Observer

kiwical

Date

July 25, 2020 05:22 PM CDT

Description

84°, 65% relative humidity, had rained earlier in the day but was back to being sunny with few clouds, legs covered in pollen from this plant

Bees - Photo (c) Wayne Fidler, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jessicabeckham's ID: Bees (Epifamily Anthophila)
Added on July 26, 2020.
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Observer

kiwical

Date

July 25, 2020 05:15 PM CDT

Description

84°, 65% relative humidity, had rained earlier in the day but was back to being sunny with few clouds, under a pot in my parents' garden

Ground Beetles - Photo (c) Jakob Fahr, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jessicabeckham's ID: Ground Beetles (Family Carabidae)
Added on July 26, 2020.
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Observer

chloeturner13

Date

July 25, 2020 01:00 PM UTC
True Bugs, Hoppers, Aphids, and Allies - Photo (c) Thomas Koffel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jessicabeckham's ID: True Bugs, Hoppers, Aphids, and Allies (Order Hemiptera)
Added on July 25, 2020.
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Vine Sphinx Eumorpha vitis

Observer

slyf0x

Date

July 25, 2020 02:18 PM UTC
Vine Sphinx - Photo (c) Roberto R. Calderón, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jessicabeckham's ID: Vine Sphinx (Eumorpha vitis)
Added on July 25, 2020.
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