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Eastern Yellowjacket Vespula maculifrons

Observer

xris

Date

May 26, 2018 03:45 PM EDT

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Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

xris

Date

May 26, 2018 03:29 PM EDT

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Narcissus Bulb Fly Merodon equestris

Observer

xris

Date

May 26, 2018 04:22 PM EDT

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Observer

xris

Date

July 14, 2016 07:38 AM EDT

Description

I only had my cell phone on me as I was leaving for work and saw this small wasp darting over the petals of Heliopsis in my front yard, apparently hunting.

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xris

Date

May 14, 2017 02:58 PM EDT

Description

Observed laying eggs on Penstemon digitalis, foxglove beardtongue, in my front yard.

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Observer

xris

Date

May 25, 2018 08:57 AM EDT

Description

My best guess is Mirinae. I have no idea.

Observed, briefly, resting on Viburnum dentatum

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Observer

xris

Date

September 9, 2015 08:47 AM EDT

Description

ID REQUEST: Smooth black caterpillar with long white stripes and orange head, feeding on Helianthus, sunflower, September 2015

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

xris

Date

July 3, 2015 03:50 PM EDT

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Observer

xris

Date

July 19, 2016 06:46 PM EDT

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

xris

Date

June 17, 2006 06:46 PM EDT

Description

ID REQUEST: Photinus pyralis?

Blogged at First Firefly!
Growing a Native Plant Garden in a Flatbush Backyard

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What

Mayapple Rust Allodus podophylli

Observer

xris

Date

May 30, 2008 04:47 PM EDT

Description

Observed in the mayapples at the Native Flora Garden of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

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Observer

xris

Date

May 29, 2016 12:39 PM EDT

Description

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Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

xris

Date

November 11, 2014 03:03 PM EST

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Thrips Order Thysanoptera

Observer

xris

Date

June 18, 2011 04:06 PM EDT

Description

These little shrimp-like guys were crawling all over these Erigeron, Fleabane flowers. Very tiny. I only noticed them by zooming in in-camera after I took the shot.

Location: Flatbush, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY 11218, United States

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Stripe-legged Robber Fly Dioctria hyalipennis

Observer

xris

Date

June 12, 2016 05:10 PM EDT

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Observer

xris

Date

June 12, 2016 04:40 PM EDT

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What

Oblique Stripetail Allograpta obliqua

Observer

xris

Date

July 10, 2017 09:05 AM EDT

Description

Allograpta?

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Saddled Leafhopper Colladonus clitellarius

Observer

xris

Date

May 20, 2018 02:33 PM EDT

Description

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Observer

xris

Date

May 25, 2015 06:03 PM EDT

Description

Small, blue-green metallic bee with white hairs.

Observed excising a leaf margin arc from Fragaria virginiana (Rosaceae), the native Virginia strawberry in my backyard.

ID'd by @johnascher on BugGuide

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What

Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia

Observer

xris

Date

May 18, 2018 01:39 PM EDT

Description

Observed in the Native Flora Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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Violet Rust Puccinia violae

Observer

xris

Date

May 17, 2018 01:24 PM EDT

Description

Host plant is Viola sororia, common blue violet.
Observed in my garden.

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What

Longlegged Sac Spiders Genus Cheiracanthium

Observer

xris

Date

May 17, 2018 01:02 PM EDT

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Nightshades Genus Solanum

Observer

xris

Date

May 12, 2018 12:01 PM EDT

Description

Growing as a weed (volunteer) in my garden.
Leaves and stems are glossy, not hairy, nor sticky.
Sap is clear.
Too early for flowers or fruit.

Insects

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What

Insects Class Insecta

Observer

xris

Date

May 6, 2018 01:54 PM EDT

Description

Found what appears to be a pupal case on an asteraceous stem in my garden.

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What

False Honey Ants Genus Prenolepis

Observer

xris

Date

May 6, 2018 03:29 PM EDT

Description

Dropped in my lap from my cherry tree above, presumable nectaring.

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Observer

xris

Date

May 5, 2018 09:40 AM EDT

Description

Stenodema trispinosum, three-spined grass bug, disturbed in lawn along my driveway, May 2018

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What

European Paper Wasp Polistes dominula

Observer

xris

Date

May 3, 2018 03:52 PM EDT

Description

These are everywhere in my screened porch. I can't tell where they're emerging from.

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What

Jumping Spiders Family Salticidae

Observer

xris

Date

April 29, 2018 03:29 PM EDT

Description

Wolf spider?, visiting me in the Gardener's Nook, April 2018

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