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jgw_atx

Date

July 7, 2020 10:59 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights - Urban wooded neighborhood.

~4mm

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What

Forktails Genus Ischnura

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jgw_atx

Date

July 7, 2020 10:45 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights - Urban wooded neighborhood.

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What

Texas Bow-legged Bug Hyalymenus tarsatus

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jgw_atx

Date

July 7, 2020 10:09 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights - Urban wooded neighborhood.

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jgw_atx

Date

July 7, 2020 09:56 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights - Urban wooded neighborhood.

Super small - ~2.3mm

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jgw_atx

Date

July 7, 2020 09:20 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights - Urban wooded neighborhood.

Super cool looking beetles.

~5.5mm

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jgw_atx

Date

July 7, 2020 09:24 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights - Urban wooded neighborhood.

~3.5mm

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What

Minute Marsh-loving Beetles Family Limnichidae

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jgw_atx

Date

July 7, 2020 09:46 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights - Urban wooded neighborhood.

Got a few more slightly better shots of this one

~2mm

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jgw_atx

Date

July 7, 2020 09:19 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights - Urban wooded neighborhood.

~2.6mm

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jgw_atx

Date

July 7, 2020 09:16 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights - Urban wooded neighborhood.

~2.5mm

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jgw_atx

Date

July 7, 2020 09:14 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights - Urban wooded neighborhood.

~3.2mm

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jgw_atx

Date

July 7, 2020 12:36 AM CDT

Description

Came to lights - Urban wooded neighborhood.

~3.2mm

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What

Ground Beetles Family Carabidae

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jgw_atx

Date

July 7, 2020 12:34 AM CDT

Description

Came to lights - Urban wooded neighborhood.

~5.5mm

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What

Spined Oak Borer Elaphidion mucronatum

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jgw_atx

Date

July 6, 2020 10:01 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights. Urban wooded neighborhood - mostly live oak, cedar elm, hackberry in the immediate vicinity.

I think this is the right genus but not sure.

About 20mm ish (not measured)

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jgw_atx

Date

July 6, 2020 10:08 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights. Urban wooded neighborhood - mostly live oak, cedar elm, hackberry in the immediate vicinity.

Looks like L. fasciatus

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What

Minute Marsh-loving Beetles Family Limnichidae

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jgw_atx

Date

July 6, 2020 10:22 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights. Urban wooded neighborhood - mostly live oak, cedar elm, hackberry in the immediate vicinity.

Very small, about 2mm. Pushing the limits of my camera gear. Beautiful markings though

I really have no idea where to place this one, suggestions appreciated. This was the closest family I found overall, but the head seems longer and narrower than most of the photos on BugGuide.

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What

Silken Fungus Beetles Family Cryptophagidae

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jgw_atx

Date

July 6, 2020 10:21 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights. Urban wooded neighborhood - mostly live oak, cedar elm, hackberry in the immediate vicinity.

Very small, about 1.5mm

Not entirely sure about the ID on this one.

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What

Flat Oak Borer Smodicum cucujiforme

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jgw_atx

Date

July 6, 2020 10:13 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights. Urban wooded neighborhood - mostly live oak, cedar elm, hackberry in the immediate vicinity.

Small, ~5.5mm

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jgw_atx

Date

July 6, 2020 10:06 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights. Urban wooded neighborhood - mostly live oak, cedar elm, hackberry in the immediate vicinity.

ID guess based on visual comparison with other Anthicine species on BugGuide but I could be off.

~3.3mm

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jgw_atx

Date

July 6, 2020 10:04 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights. Urban wooded neighborhood - mostly live oak, cedar elm, hackberry in the immediate vicinity.

~5mm

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What

Texas Brown Tarantula Aphonopelma hentzi

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jgw_atx

Date

July 5, 2020 07:47 PM CDT

Description

On my neighbor's doorstep. Very nice of her to text me so I could come take a picture. These are not super common in the city.

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jgw_atx

Date

July 5, 2020 09:50 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights. Urban wooded neighborhood - mostly live oak, cedar elm, hackberry in the immediate vicinity.

~5mm

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jgw_atx

Date

July 5, 2020 09:34 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights. Urban wooded neighborhood - mostly live oak, cedar elm, hackberry in the immediate vicinity.

Impressive looking mandibles. ID suggestion from AI but I think it's right. Something in this tribe anyway.

~3mm

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jgw_atx

Date

July 5, 2020 09:37 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights. Urban wooded neighborhood - mostly live oak, cedar elm, hackberry in the immediate vicinity.

Very small, ~2.3mm

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jgw_atx

Date

July 5, 2020 09:40 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights. Urban wooded neighborhood - mostly live oak, cedar elm, hackberry in the immediate vicinity.

Looks like Lobrathium(?)

~4.5-5mm

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jgw_atx

Date

July 5, 2020 09:41 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights. Urban wooded neighborhood - mostly live oak, cedar elm, hackberry in the immediate vicinity.

~6.5-7mm

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jgw_atx

Date

July 5, 2020 09:44 PM CDT

Description

Came to lights. Urban wooded neighborhood - mostly live oak, cedar elm, hackberry in the immediate vicinity.

Seems this should be the only species found this far north in TX.

A little over 4mm

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jgw_atx

Date

July 2, 2020 03:49 PM CDT

Description

Beat from chile pequin bush

Not a bad shot of the palp. Should probably get myself a microscope at home. :-)

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What

Bronze Jumping Spider Eris militaris

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jgw_atx

Date

June 30, 2020 02:25 PM CDT

Description

Missed the face shot, but lack of white band on clypeus should separate this from Eris flava

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What

Tan Jumping Spider Platycryptus undatus

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jgw_atx

Date

July 4, 2020 02:53 PM CDT

Description

Juvenile. Not sure what this one is. Maybe a young Platycryptus?

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What

Striped Lynx Spider Oxyopes salticus

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jgw_atx

Date

July 4, 2020 03:05 PM CDT

Description

Common on grass / low vegetation

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