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INSECTS and SPIDERS

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Ant

Eating Treehopper Honeydew,   Greetings,   Driving Off Beetle,

Tending Treehopper,   Tending Treehopper

 

 

Antlion

Face

Aphid

Second

 

 

Beetle

Eating

Beetle

Second

Beetle, Blister

Face,   Eating

Beetle, Borer, Locust

Second

Beetle, Carrion, American

 

Beetle, Click

 

Beetle, Click, Eyed

 

Beetle, Cucumber, Spotted

 

Beetle, Gray

 

Beetle, Ground. Black

 

Beetle, Japanese

 

Beetle, Ladybird

Three Beetles

Beetle, Leaf, Clay-Colored

Mating

Beetle, Leaf, Dogbane

 

Beetle, Leaf, Leaf-Miner, Locust

Second,   Third

Beetle, Lizzard, Acropteryx gracilis - Acropteroxys

 

Beetle, Milkweed, Red

Second,   Third

Beetle, Milkweed, Small

Second

Beetle, Snout

Second

Beetle, Snout, Billbug

 

Beetle, Tiger, Brown - pair

Second,   Animation

Beetle, Tiger, Six-Spotted, face-to-face

Second,   Third,   Fourth,   Fifth,   Face,   Dorsal

Beetle, Tiger, (Speckled) – Cicindela punctulata

 

Beetle, Tortoise, Clavate

 

Beetle, Tortoise, Golden

 

Beetle, Tortoise – larvae w. fecal shield

 

Beetle, Typocerus Velutinus

 

 

 

Bug

 

Bug

 

Bug, Ambush

Second,   Third,   In Ambush,   With prey,   With prey,   Nymph

Bug, Assassim. brown

Second

Bug, Assassin – black-white-red

w. Prey,   w. Prey

Bug, Assassin, Wheel bug

Second.   Third,   Facing

Bug, Broad-Headed (black) - Dorsal

Second,   Third,   Closeup

Bug, Broad-Headed (brown)

Second,   Third,    Close-up,   Nymph

Bug, Lace

 

Bug, Leaf-Footed

 

Bug, Leaf-Footed

Second,   Third,   Nymph Eating (uncertain)

Bug, Leaf-Footed - uncertain

Second - dorsal

Bug, Leaf-Footed - uncertain

 

Bug, Milkweed, Small

 

Bug, Plant (red and black)

 

Bug, Plant, Scarlet

Nymph (probable)

Bug, Plant, Scentless

Second,   Third

Bug, Stilt

Second

Bug, Stink

 

Bug, Stink

 

Bug, Stink - nymph

 

Bug, Stink, Brown

Second

Bug, Stink, Green

Ovipositing,   Nymph,   Nymph

Bug, Stink, Grey-Brown

 

Bug, Stink, Rice

 

Bug, Stink, Spined

Mating

Bug, Toad - face

Side,   Dorsal

 

 

Butterfly, Azure, Spring

 

Butterfly, Azure, Summer

 

Butterfly, Blue, Eastern-Tailed

Mating,   Mating

Butterfly, Blue, Eastern-Tailed - female

Second,   Third,   Dorsal,

Butterfly, Blue, Eastern-Tailed – male - dorsal

 

Butterfly, Brown, Appalachian

 

Butterfly, Buckeye, Common

Second,   Third,   Mating

Butterfly, Copper, American

Second

Butterfly, Comma, Eastern - female

 

Butterfly, Comma, Eastern

Second

Butterfly, Crescent, Pearl

Second,   Third,   Wings folded

Butterfly, Fritillary, Great Spangled

Second

Butterflly, Fritillary, Variegated

Second,   Dorsal

Butterflly, Hairstreak, Banded

 

Butterfly, Hairstreak, Coral

 

Butterfly, Hairstreak, Gray

Second,   Third

Butterfly, Hairstreak, Red-Banded

Second,   Third

Butterfly, Hairstreak, Striped

Second

Butterfly, Monarch

Second,   Third,   Fourth

Butterfly, Mourning Cloak – wings folded

Wings open

Butterfly, Falcate Orangetip

 

Butterfly, Lady, American - dorsal

Lateral

Butterfly, Lady, Painted

Second,   Third,   Fourth,   Puddling

Butterfly, Purple, Red-Spotted

Dorsal

Butterfly, Question Mark

Close-up

Butterfly, Ringlet, Common

 

Butterfly, (Skipper), Checkered, Common

 

Butterfly, (Skipper), Duskywing, Juvenal’s

 

Butterfly, (Skipper), Duskywing, Horace’s

Second

Butterfly, (Skipper), Duskywing, Indigo

 

Butterfly, Skipper, Least

Second,   Third,   Dorsal

Butterfly, (Skipper), Little Glassywing

Second,   Dorsal

Butterfly, Skipper, Peck’s

Second

Butterfly, Skipper, Sachem - male

 

Butterfly, Skipper, Silver-Spotted

Second,   Third

Butterfly, Skipper, Tawny-Edged – in spider’s grip

Second

Butterfly, (Skipper), Sootywing, Common

 

Butterfly, Skipper, Zabulon

Second,   Third,   Fourth,   Dorsal

Butterfly, Sulphur, Cloudless

 

Butterfly, Sulphur, Orange

Second,   Third,   Backlit,   White Variant

Butterfly, Swallowtail, Black - lateral

Dorsal

Butterfly, Swallowtail, Eastern-Tiger, Black - female

Dorsal

Butterfly, Swallowtail, Eastern-Tiger

Second,   Dorsal,   Face

Butterfly, Swallowtail, Spicebush

Second,   Third,   Two

Butterfly, Viceroy

 

Butterfly, White, Cabbage

Second

Butterfly, Wood-Nymph, Common

Second

Butterfly, Wood-Satyr, Little

 

 

 

Caterpillar, Moth, Tussock, Milkweed

 

Caterpillar, Moth, Vagabond Quarter-Inch Worm

Day 1,   Day 2,   On Smartweed,   On Smartweed,    On Flower

Caterpillar

 

 

 

Cicada, Tibicen Sp.

 

Cocoon

 

 

 

Cricket, Bush, Handsome Trig - female

Nymph

Cricket, Tree, Black-Horned

Second,   Examining carrion,  Closeup,   Head

Cricket, Tree, Snowy

Close-Up

Cricket, Tree, Snowy - male

Second

Cricket, Tree, Interaction

 

 

 

Damselfly, Bluet, Azure - male

 

Damselfly, Bluet, Double-Striped, lateral - male

Head dorsal

Damselfly, Bluet, Stream - male

 

Damselfly, Dancer, Blue-Fronted

Face

Damselfly, Dancer, Blue-Fronted - male

 

Damselfly, Dancer, Variable - female

 

Damselfly, Dancer, Variable - male

 

Damselfly, Forktail, Eastern - female

 

Damselfly, Forktail, Eastern - male

Second,   Third,   Head-dorsal,   Face

Damselfly, Forktail, Fragile - female

Second,   Third

Damselfly, Forktail, Fragile - male

 

Damselfly, Jewelwing, Ebony - female

Second,   Third,   Fourth

Damselfly, Jewelwing, Ebony - male

Second,   Third,   Head,   Mating pair

Damselflly, Sphagnum Sprite - male

Head-Thorax

 

 

Dragonfly, Nymph, Exuviae

Second Species,   Third,   Fourth

Dragonfly, Amberwing, Eastern - female

Second,    Third,   Fourth,   Fifth

Dragonfly, Amberwing, Eastern - male

Second

Dragonfly, Baskettail, Common - female

 

Dragonfly, Baskettail, Prince - female

 

Dragonfly, Clubtail, Lancet – female – with prey

Eating Damselfly

Dragonfly, Corporal, Blue - female

 

Dragonfly, Corporal, Blue - male

 

Dragonfly, Cruiser, Illinois River - male

 

Dragonfly, Darner, Common-Green - female

Ovipositing

Dragonfly, Darner, Harlequin - male

 

Dragonfly, Darner, Shadow – male - lateral

Dorsal close-up

Dragonfly, Darner, Swamp - female

Ovipositing

Dragonfly, Dasher, Blue – female – with.prey

Lateral,   Face/Eyes

Dragonfly, Dasher, Blue – male

Second,   Face

Dragonfly, Glider, Spot-Winged - male

Second

Dragonfly, Meadowhawk, Band-Winged - male

 

Dragonfly, Meadowhawk, Ruby - female

Elderly

Dragonfly, Meadowhawk, Ruby - male

Second,   Mating pair

Dragonfly, Meadowhawk, White-Faced - male

 

Dragonfly, Pennant, Calico - female

Second,   Third

Dragonfly, Pennant, Calico - male

Dorsal,   Lateral,   Mating pair

Dragonfly, Pennant, Halloween - female

Second,   Third,   Fourth

Dragonfly, Pennant, Halloween - male

 

Dragonfly, Pondhawk, Eastern  - female

Second,   With Prey,   Face

Dragonfly, Pondhawk, Eastern - male

Second,   Third,   With Prey,   With prey,   Mating

Dragonfly, Skimmer, Great-Blue - female

On finger,   Aged,   Aged

Dragonfly, Skimmer, Great-Blue - male

On finger

Dragonfly, Skimmer, Painted - female

Second,   Dorsal

Dragonfly, Skimmer, Painted - male

Second

Dragonfly, Skimmer, Slaty - female

Second

Dragonfly, Skimmer, Slaty - male

Second

Dragonfly, Skimmer, Spangled - female

Second

Dragonfly, Skimmer, Spangled - male

Second

Dragonfly, Skimmer, Twelve-Spotted - male

 

Dragonfly, Skimmer, Widow - female

Second

Dragonfly, Skimmer, Widow - male

Second

Dragonfly, Spiketail, Delta-Spotted

 

Dragonfly, Whitetail, Common - female

Second

Dragonfly, Whitetail, Common - male

Second

 

 

Eggs

 

 

 

Fly, Dolichopodidae

 

Fly  (possibly a hover fly)

 

Fly, amber

 

 

 

Fly – mating pair

 

Fly, Bee

Mating pair

Fly, Black Scavenger, sepsidae

Dorsal

Fly, Bot, Rabbit

Face

Fly, Crane

Head/Thorax

Fly, Fruit

Second,   Mating pair

Fly, Horse

 

Fly, Horse, Hybomitra Sp. - flying

 

Fly, Hover, Toxomerus marginatus

Second

Fly, Hover, Sphaerophoria - female

 

Fly, Hover, Sphaerophoria, pr. Scripta – mating in flight

 

Fly, Hover, Spilomyia

Second

Fly, Hover, Toxomerus

 

Fly, Long-Legged - gold

 

Fly, Long-Legged - green

Second

Fly, Marsh

 

Fly, Mosquito

 

Fly, Mosquito

Second,   Third

Fly, Picture-Winged

 

Fly, Platystomatid

 

Fly, Platystomatid - uncertain

 

Fly, Robber

Hanging, w. prey

Fly, Robber

 

Fly, Robber, Bearded, Black

 

Fly, Robber, Bearded

Second,   Third,   Fourth,   Finger perch

Fly, Robber, Holcocephala Sp.

Second,   Third,   Dorsal,   w. Prey

Fly, Scavenger, Black

 

Fly, Snipe, Gold-backed

Second

Fly

 

 

 

Grasshopper, Short-Horned

Nymph

Grasshopper, Short-Horned

 

Grasshopper, mating pair

Opp. side

Grasshopper, Short-Horned, Differential

Close-up,   Foot

 

 


 

 

Hopper, Froghopper - Clastoptera obtusa

 

Hopper, Froghoppe - Clastoptera Xanthocephala

Second

Hopper, Froghopper - Lepyronia quadrangularis

Nymph,   Nymph  

Hopper, Froghopper - Philaenus spumarius

 

Hopper, Leafhopper - Agalliopsis

Second

Hopper, Leafhopper - Amblysellus curtisii

 

Hopper, Leafhopper - Agallia constricta

Face

Hopper, Leafhopper - Chlorotettix Sp.

Second

Hopper, Leafhopper - Coelidia olitoria - female

Second,   Third,   Fourth,   Behavior,   Making Honeydew

Hopper, Leafhopper - Coelidia olitoria - male - behavior

Nymph,   Nymph

Hopper, Leafhopper - Deltocephalus Flavicosta

Dorsal

Hopper, Leafhopper - Draeculacephala sp.

Second,   Third

Hopper, Leafhopper - Endria inimica

 

Hopper, Leafhopper - Graminella nigrifrons

Second,   Dorsal,   Dorsal

Hopper, Leafhopper - Graphocephala coccinea

 

Hopper, Leafhopper - Graphocephala versuta

Second,   Mating pair,   Variations

Hopper, Leafhopper - Latalus sayii

 

Hopper, Leafhopper - Limotettix Anthracinus - female

Second,   Third

Hopper, Leafhopper – Oncometopia Orbona

Lateral,   Front

Hopper, Leafhopper - Paraphlepsius irroratus

Face

Hopper, Leafhopper - Paraulacizes irrorata

Wings raised,   Second,   Third,   in Spider Web,   Dorsal,   Nymph

Hopper, Leafhopper - Philaenus spumarius

 

Hopper, Leafhopper - Sanctanus sanctus

Second

Hopper, Leafhopper – Scaphytopius frontalis

Second

Hopper, Leafhopper - Scaphytopius latus

Second

Hopper, Leafhopper - Sorhoanus Pascuellus

Dorsal

Hopper, Leafhopper - Stirellus bicolor

Second

Hopper, Leafhopper - Tylozygus bifidus

 

Hopper, Planthopper - Acanalonia bivittata - Green

Second,   Face,   Nymph

Hopper, Planthopper - Acanalonia bivittata - Pink

Face

Hopper, Planthopper - Acanalonia conica

Second

Hopper, Planthopper. Flatid - Anormenis chloris

Second,   Nymph

Hopper, Planthopper, Fulgorid - Metcalfia pruinosa

Second,   Third

Hopper, Planthopper, Fulgorid, Partidge Scolops

Second,   Third,   Nymph

Hopper, Planthopper, Fulgorid - Nymph

 

Hopper, Treehopper, Buffalo - Ceresa alta

 

Hopper, Treehopper - Campylenchia Latipes

Second,   Third

Hopper, Treehopper - Entylia Carinata

Second,   Third

Hopper, Treehopper - Publilia Nigridorsum

 

Hopper, Treehopper - Thelia Bimaculata

Second


 

 

Katydid - female

 

Katydid - nymph

 

Katydid, Bush, Fork-Tailed - female

 

Katydid, Bush, Fork-Tailed - male

Close-Up,   Metamorphosis

 

 

Lacewing, Green

Second,   Third,   Fourth

 

 

Mantis, Praying

Nymph,   Face,   Eating-1,  -2,  -3,  -4,  -5,  -6,   Second,

Third,   Eating-7,   -8

Mantis, Praying

 

Midge

Second,   Third,   Fourth

 

 

Moth

Second

Moth

 

 

 

Moth

 

Moth

 

Moth

 

Moth

 

Moth

 

 

 

Moth, Ailanthus Webworm

 

Moth, Ancylis Burgessiana

 

Moth, Accylis, Two-Toned

 

Moth, Bird-Dropping, Pale

 

Moth, Borrer, Apple Bark – mating pair

Second

Moth, Clearwing, Hummingbird

Second,   Third,   Fourth,   Fifth

Moth, Clearwing, Snowberry

Second,   Third

Moth, Coleophora

 

Moth, Coleophora, Metalic

Second

Moth, Ctenuchid. Virginia

Second

Moth, Epiblema desertana

Second

Moth, Epiblema

 

Moth, Eucosma, Solidaga

 

Moth, Fireworm, Spotted

Second

Moth, Geometer, Chickweed

 

Moth, Geometer, False-Crocus

 

Moth, Grapholita Eclipsana

Second

Moth, Imperial

Close-Up Face

Moth, Luna

 

Moth, Parectopa robinielia

 

Moth, Plume – Geina-tenuidactyla

Second

Moth, Plume - White

 

Moth, Polyphemus

Face

Moth, Plume - Speckled

 

Moth, Schinia Obscurata

 

Moth, Skeletonizer, Grape-Leaf

 

Moth, Sparganothis, Distinct

Second

Moth, Spragueia, Common

Moth

Moth, Spring, Common

 

Moth, Tiger, Dogbane - Cycnia Tenera

 

Moth, Grass-Veneer, Double-Banded

Second

Moth, Grass-Veneer, Elegant

Second

 

 

Nymph – unknown species – Cricket ???

 

Nymph – unknown species

 

 

 

Scorpionfly

Second,   Third

 

 

Spider

 

Spider -  with prey

 

Spider – with prey

Second

Spider, Ant Mimicing – with prey

 

Spider, Argiope, Banded

Second,   Third

Spider, Argiope, Black and Yellow

Second,   With Prey

Spider, Basilics Orbweaver

 

Spider, Crab

 

Spider, Crab

 

Spider, Jumping

Second,   Third,   Fourth,   w. Prey

Spider, Micrathena, Arrow-Shaped

Second

Spider, Micrathena gracilis - female

Second

 

 

Tick, Dog, American

 

 

 

Walkingstick, Northern

Close-up and Head

 

 

Wasp – on finger

 

Wasp – w. spider prey

 

Wasp – red - lateral

Dorsal

Wasp, Halictid

 

Wasp, Hornet, Bald-Faced

Second,   Head-on

Wasp, Cicada-Killer

Second

Wasp, Mud-Dauber - animated

 

Wasp, Paper – on nest

Second,   Third,   Fourth,   Fifth,   Courting,   Face

Wasp, Parasitizing - caterpillar

 

Wasp, Thread-Wasted

In Web

Wasp, Yellow-Jacket

Second

Wasp, Yellow-Jacket -  w. Prey

w. Prey

Wasp, Weevil

 

 

 

Weevil, Black

 

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