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Insects, Arachnids and Arthropods

...because I find them utterly fascinating and beautiful to behold with the help of a good lens.
PZ180082 Crab spider finally caught something!
PZ180082 Crab spider finally caught something!
PZ170028 leatherwings
PZ170028 leatherwings
PZ170030 Leatherwings
PZ170030 Leatherwings
P9160088 Overwhelmed?
P9160088 Overwhelmed?
PZ120044 At first I thought I saw a bunch of aphids
PZ120044 At first I thought I saw a bunch of aphids
PZ120062  From a distance I thought I saw an attack of aphids...
PZ120062 From a distance I thought I saw an attack of aphids...
P9100212 What a huge difference in sizes
P9100212 What a huge difference in sizes
IMG_4294 paper wasp
IMG_4294 paper wasp
IMG_4277 Horace's Duskwing Butterfly
IMG_4277 Horace's Duskwing Butterfly
IMG_4254 Katydids have long antennae
IMG_4254 Katydids have long antennae
SIL60169 Carpenter Bee on Turtle Head Blossom
SIL60169 Carpenter Bee on Turtle Head Blossom
SIL60173 The turtle head blossoms are very deep!
SIL60173 The turtle head blossoms are very deep!
Strange Behavior from Wasp
Strange Behavior from Wasp
SIL30121 yellow and black striped caterpillar
SIL30121 yellow and black striped caterpillar
PZ220142 fallen begonia blossom and cricket
PZ220142 fallen begonia blossom and cricket
PZ220148 bush cricket in begonia blossom
PZ220148 bush cricket in begonia blossom
SIL10106 When I lifted the blinds....
SIL10106 When I lifted the blinds....
SIL10108 Hummm...not sure I want to open the mailbox!
SIL10108 Hummm...not sure I want to open the mailbox!
SIL10113 I encouraged the spider to move from the mailbox opener
SIL10113 I "encouraged" the spider to move from the mailbox opener
SIL10116 Spiders really are pretty!
SIL10116 Spiders really are pretty!
PZ190006 The noise started this morning...
PZ190006 The noise started this morning...
P8180010 Painted Lady - Still Around
P8180010 Painted Lady - Still Around
P1130941 The blurred antennae were moving very rapidly
P1130941 The blurred antennae were moving very rapidly
P1130935 Is this red-headed bush cricket eating plant matter or another cricket?
P1130935 Is this red-headed bush cricket eating plant matter or another cricket?
_MG_9082 Red Headed Bush Cricket - Phyllopalpus pulchellus
_MG_9082 Red Headed Bush Cricket - Phyllopalpus pulchellus
P8080151 Black Swallowtail Tiptoeing on Buddleia
P8080151 Black Swallowtail Tiptoeing on Buddleia
P8080159 Plastic Surgery on Tail
P8080159 Plastic Surgery on Tail
P8080114 I think it's a fiery skipper
P8080114 I think it's a fiery skipper
P8080104 Fiery Skipper?
P8080104 Fiery Skipper?
P8080094 Fiery Skipper?
P8080094 Fiery Skipper?
P8080090 Fiery Skipper?
P8080090 Fiery Skipper?
P1150255 Rough day, huh?
P1150255 Rough day, huh?
PZ020058 Mud Dauber Wasp on Oregano
PZ020058 Mud Dauber Wasp on Oregano
PZ020046 Twofer - Bee and Skipper
PZ020046 Twofer - Bee and Skipper
PZ020033 Skippers are Very Prolific This Year...
PZ020033 Skippers are Very Prolific This Year...
PZ010027 Black Swallowtail Butterfly
PZ010027 Black Swallowtail Butterfly
Not sure which camera/lens combination!  Rats!
Not sure which camera/lens combination! Rats!
P7250028 I think rear end up means angry...
P7250028 I think rear end up means angry...
With Milkweed Aphid
With Milkweed Aphid
P7230103 I'll take some dental floss with that, said the mantis.
P7230103 "I'll take some dental floss with that", said the mantis.
P7230087 Half Grown Praying Mantis
P7230087 Half Grown Praying Mantis
Skipper
Skipper
Plastic Surgery
Plastic Surgery
Before Photoshop Surgery
Before Photoshop Surgery
P1150091 assassin bug nymph
P1150091 assassin bug nymph
Empty Chrysalis
Empty Chrysalis
IMG_3856 300 closer
IMG_3856 300 closer
_MG_9070 Placed parsley from container with butterfly on mountain laurel
_MG_9070 Placed parsley from container with butterfly on mountain laurel
P5290078 Drying out in its container before release
P5290078 Drying out in its container before release
Eastern Black Swallowtail Butterfly About to Emerge
Eastern Black Swallowtail Butterfly About to Emerge
P5200003 Oh no...
P5200003 "Oh no...
P1140800 In one end, out the other
P1140800 In one end, out the other
P1140796 What's that orange thing on my black swallowtail butterfly caterpillar?
P1140796 What's that orange thing on my black swallowtail butterfly caterpillar?
P5180173 I really ticked him off!
P5180173 I really ticked him off!
P1140786 Black swallowtail butterfly caterpillar
P1140786 Black swallowtail butterfly caterpillar
P1130670 Tired paper Wasp
P1130670 Tired paper Wasp
P1110083 Cold Spider
P1110083 Cold Spider
IMG_1883 I've never seen such a huge bee before
IMG_1883 I've never seen such a huge bee before
P1110079 I'm innocent!
P1110079 "I'm innocent"!
P1110072 Package
P1110072 Package
SIL40083 A face even an arachnophobe could love
SIL40083 A face even an arachnophobe could love
IMG_1852 Actual size
IMG_1852 Actual size
SIL30038 one track mind
SIL30038 one track mind
Stocking up
Stocking up
IMG_1771 Moth on window
IMG_1771 Moth on window
IMG_1750 They call milkweed bugs gregarious
IMG_1750 They call milkweed bugs "gregarious"
These are the radish leaf destroying monsters...
These are the radish leaf destroying monsters...
4 christine.jpg
4 christine.jpg
IMG_1706 Soldier Beetles ALMOST Mating
IMG_1706 Soldier Beetles ALMOST Mating
IMG_1590 Orange tips on antennae indicate a POSSIBLE Northern Crescent
IMG_1590 Orange tips on antennae indicate a POSSIBLE Northern Crescent
IMG_1601 Possible Northern Crescent Butterfly - Christine?
IMG_1601 Possible Northern Crescent Butterfly - Christine?
IMG_1634 Common Buckeye Butterfly - junonia coenia
IMG_1634 Common Buckeye Butterfly - junonia coenia
Milkweed Bugs in Various Stages
Milkweed Bugs in Various Stages
P8210052 I thought it was a nymph
P8210052 I thought it was a nymph
20160821_110958 skipper on yellow flower
20160821_110958 skipper on yellow flower
20160817_110117 bee on thistle
20160817_110117 bee on thistle
20160817_105723 Busy Thistle Visitors
20160817_105723 Busy Thistle Visitors
IMG_1278 Soldier Beetle Checking out Obedient Plant Blossom
IMG_1278 Soldier Beetle Checking out Obedient Plant Blossom
P1100377 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Dark form female papilio glaucus and skipper
P1100377 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Dark form female papilio glaucus and skipper
P1100345 Black Swallowtail
P1100345 Black Swallowtail
P1100391 Black Swallowtail - Female Dark Papilio Glaucus
P1100391 Black Swallowtail - Female Dark Papilio Glaucus
P1100380 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
P1100380 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
P1100383 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
P1100383 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
IMG_1101 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail on Buddleia
IMG_1101 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail on Buddleia
IMG_1111 Two different hatchings of Milkweed Bug nymphs
IMG_1111 Two different hatchings of Milkweed Bug nymphs
IMG_1118 Thread Waisted Wasps Performing Double Duty
IMG_1118 Thread Waisted Wasps Performing Double Duty
Painted Lady Butterfly on Oregano
Painted Lady Butterfly on Oregano
IMG_1071 Adventurous paper wasp on orchid leaf
IMG_1071 Adventurous paper wasp on orchid leaf
IMG_1084 Skipper on Cleome Leaf
IMG_1084 Skipper on Cleome Leaf
IMG_1082 Skipper, A Closer View
IMG_1082 Skipper, A Closer View
P8040005 Milkweed Bug Nymphs
P8040005 Milkweed Bug Nymphs
P8030194 First Swallowtail on Obedient Plant
P8030194 First Swallowtail on Obedient Plant
IMG_1046 Eyes on the Prize
IMG_1046 Eyes on the Prize
IMG_0967 Great Spangled Fritillary Butterfly
IMG_0967 Great Spangled Fritillary Butterfly
IMG_0961 Happy Bee on Obedient Plant
IMG_0961 Happy Bee on Obedient Plant
P7310108 Milkweed/Oleander Aphids
P7310108 Milkweed/Oleander Aphids
IMG_0912 NOT EGGS...but MITES!
IMG_0912 NOT EGGS...but MITES!
IMG_0919 Its a girl!
IMG_0919 Its a girl!
Disoriented Bee
Disoriented Bee
IMG_0845 Scolia Bicinta Wasp on Oregano Blossoms
IMG_0845 Scolia Bicinta Wasp on Oregano Blossoms
IMG_0834 Acrobatic Milkweed Bugs
IMG_0834 Acrobatic Milkweed Bugs
IMG_0789 Mating Pairs of Milkweed Bugs
IMG_0789 Mating Pairs of Milkweed Bugs
IMG_0794 Milkweed Bugs Mating
IMG_0794 Milkweed Bugs Mating
Milkweed Bugs are Back!
Milkweed Bugs are Back!
IMG_0560 Serendipity
IMG_0560 Serendipity
SIL90080 Lightning Bug
SIL90080 Lightning Bug
IMG_0393 Grooming Itself
IMG_0393 Grooming Itself
Gypsy Moth Caterpillar
Gypsy Moth Caterpillar
IMG_9076 Eyes on the Prize
IMG_9076 Eyes on the Prize
IMG_9077 Bingo
IMG_9077 Bingo
IMG_8990 Marauder on the Sedum
IMG_8990 Marauder on the Sedum
IMG_8999 May I please have some privacy?
IMG_8999 "May I please have some privacy?"
IMG_8954 wasp on garlic chive
IMG_8954 wasp on garlic chive
IMG_8965 New colorful one
IMG_8965 New colorful one
katydid in mandevilla
katydid in mandevilla
Katydid on mandevilla flower
Katydid on mandevilla flower
IMG_8894 Common Buckeye
IMG_8894 Common Buckeye
Thanks for the ID, Sam!
Thanks for the ID, Sam!
Luna Moth
Luna Moth
P1050622 Suspect Bob B. is correct - it's a Mydas Fly
P1050622 Suspect Bob B. is correct - it's a Mydas Fly
Rostrom - Assassin Bug's Stinger
Rostrom - Assassin Bug's Stinger
P1050551 Assassin Bug Nymph's Still Here!
P1050551 Assassin Bug Nymph's Still Here!
IMG_8697 Great Spangled Fritillary on Sunflower
IMG_8697 Great Spangled Fritillary on Sunflower
P1050489 What's that?
P1050489 What's that?
Incredible Assassin Bug
Incredible Assassin Bug
P1050517 Rear View
P1050517 Rear View
P1050439 Scarab Beetle
P1050439 Scarab Beetle
P1050419 Skipper in Wave Petunia
P1050419 Skipper in Wave Petunia
IMG_8680 Paper Wasp on the Prowl
IMG_8680 Paper Wasp on the Prowl
_1120788 Believe it's a Great Spangled Fritillary...
_1120788 Believe it's a Great Spangled Fritillary...
P1050277 Not seeds
P1050277 Not seeds
P1050228 Only four legs?....
P1050228 Only four legs?....
P1050211 Bejeweled Spider
P1050211 Bejeweled Spider
IMG_8600 Paper Wasp Drinking
IMG_8600 Paper Wasp Drinking
_MG_8235 Stink Bug on My Window
_MG_8235 Stink Bug on My Window
P4030034 Bee on Pieris
P4030034 Bee on Pieris
P1010897 Spotted cucumber beetle?
P1010897 Spotted cucumber beetle?
_1010674 Parasitized Hornworm on Eggplant
_1010674 Parasitized Hornworm on Eggplant
DSCF8935 Awesome Arthropod
DSCF8935 Awesome Arthropod
_MG_8043 Ah what a lovely fragrance
_MG_8043 Ah what a lovely fragrance
P8170163 E ET, phone home!
P8170163 E "ET, phone home!"
_MG_0644 Intimidating, huh? Red-headed Bush Cricket
_MG_0644 Intimidating, huh? Red-headed Bush Cricket
SIL30003 discarded cicada exoskeleton
SIL30003 discarded cicada exoskeleton
_MG_7997 Coated with Pollen
_MG_7997 Coated with Pollen
_MG_7887 Funnel Spider
_MG_7887 Funnel Spider
_MG_9201 Wheel Bug
_MG_9201 Wheel Bug
P9176781 Grasshopper Flash EPL1
P9176781 Grasshopper Flash EPL1
_9170007 E PL5 with  FL600R flash
_9170007 E PL5 with FL600R flash
Up to No Good on My Eggplant
Up to No Good on My Eggplant
_MG_8892 Mind if I butt in?
_MG_8892 Mind if I butt in?
P1110195 Katydid up close and personal
P1110195 Katydid up close and personal
_MG_8641 Bingo - Nailed it!
_MG_8641 Bingo - Nailed it!
DSCF8858 Pugnacious Jumping Spider
DSCF8858 Pugnacious Jumping Spider
_MG_7627 Cicada Exoskeleton
_MG_7627 Cicada Exoskeleton
_MG_7630 Cicada Exoskeleton
_MG_7630 Cicada Exoskeleton
P1110174 Katydid
P1110174 Katydid
_MG_8440 Mud Dauber Wasp
_MG_8440 Mud Dauber Wasp
_7050069 Cicada - They're Here!
_7050069 Cicada - They're Here!
Bye Bye Hummingbird Feeder
Bye Bye Hummingbird Feeder
DSCF8771 Paper Wasp on Chrysanthemum
DSCF8771 Paper Wasp on Chrysanthemum
20120921_091643 Orb Weaver Macro
20120921_091643 Orb Weaver Macro
20120912_080724 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
20120912_080724 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
_MG_0826 They appeared over night
_MG_0826 They appeared over night
_MG_0733 Painted Lady Checking Me Out
_MG_0733 Painted Lady Checking Me Out
_MG_0750 Upside Down Painted Lady
_MG_0750 Upside Down Painted Lady
_MG_0741 Painted Lady Head On
_MG_0741 Painted Lady Head On
_MG_0738 Painted Lady Profile
_MG_0738 Painted Lady Profile
_MG_0729 Painted Lady
_MG_0729 Painted Lady
_MG_0725 Proboscis
_MG_0725 Proboscis
_MG_0722 Checking Me Out
_MG_0722 Checking Me Out
DSCF8692 Katydid in Jumping Mode
DSCF8692 Katydid in Jumping Mode
DSCF8673 Destructive Duo
DSCF8673 Destructive Duo
_MG_0473 Cloudless Sulfphur Butterfly
_MG_0473 Cloudless Sulfphur Butterfly
_MG_0480 Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly
_MG_0480 Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly
_MG_0434 Swallowtail
_MG_0434 Swallowtail
_MG_0440 Swallowtail on zinnia
_MG_0440 Swallowtail on zinnia
_MG_2671 Hornet Nest
_MG_2671 Hornet Nest
DSCF7976 Wheel Bug - Arilus Cristatus
DSCF7976 Wheel Bug - Arilus Cristatus
DSCF7960 Uh Oh
DSCF7960 Uh Oh
DSCF7964 Bye Bye Harvestman
DSCF7964 Bye Bye Harvestman
_MG_6574 Spider
_MG_6574 Spider
_MG_6460 New Butterfly
_MG_6460 New Butterfly
_MG_2427 Assassin Bug Nymph
_MG_2427 Assassin Bug Nymph
_MG_2438 Late Summer Romance
_MG_2438 Late Summer Romance
_MG_2383 Wasp Waist
_MG_2383 Wasp Waist
_MG_6051 Big Eye Bee
_MG_6051 Big Eye Bee
_MG_2337 Grasshopper on Pachysandra
_MG_2337 Grasshopper on Pachysandra
_MG_2326 Wet Sleepy Bee
_MG_2326 Wet Sleepy Bee
_MG_5878 Wasp on garlic chive blossoms
_MG_5878 Wasp on garlic chive blossoms
_MG_4511 Eureka
_MG_4511 Eureka
_MG_5843 Butterfly on Zinnia
_MG_5843 Butterfly on Zinnia
_MG_5358 Grasshopper
_MG_5358 Grasshopper
DSCF7788 Dolomedes tenebrosus - a fishing spider
DSCF7788 Dolomedes tenebrosus - a "fishing spider"
P6214137 Same spider, different camera - Dolomedes tenebrosus
P6214137 Same spider, different camera - Dolomedes tenebrosus
_MG_5252 Mud Dauber Wasp
_MG_5252 Mud Dauber Wasp
PB151536 They just don't give up!  Milkweed Bugs
PB151536 They just don't give up! Milkweed Bugs
_MG_3424 Milkweed Bug Nymphs on Fallen Leaf
_MG_3424 Milkweed Bug Nymphs on Fallen Leaf
P9101018 Wiggling
P9101018 Wiggling
Last Meal
Last Meal
P9090998 Tobacco Hornworm Business End
P9090998 Tobacco Hornworm Business End
Tobacco* Hornworm on Tomato Leaf
Tobacco* Hornworm on Tomato Leaf
Tobacco Hornworm Eating Last Vestige of Eggplant Plant
Tobacco Hornworm Eating Last Vestige of Eggplant Plant
P1090035 Milkweed Bugs on Asclepias Seed Pod
P1090035 Milkweed Bugs on Asclepias Seed Pod
P8160460 A face only a mother could love
P8160460 A face only a mother could love
P8080311 Raynox DCR 250 on Olympus PEN E-PL1
P8080311 Raynox DCR 250 on Olympus PEN E-PL1
P8080333 Soldier Beetle or Leatherwing
P8080333 Soldier Beetle or Leatherwing
_MG_1068 Caterpillar Dropping - Greatly Magnified!
_MG_1068 Caterpillar Dropping - Greatly Magnified!
_MG_2898 Skipper Drinking
_MG_2898 Skipper Drinking
_MG_2890 Wasp
_MG_2890 Wasp
_MG_2859 Black Swallowtail
_MG_2859 Black Swallowtail
_MG_2856 Yellow Swallowtail.jpg
_MG_2856 Yellow Swallowtail.jpg
P1000544 With Raynox DCR 250 super macro lens
P1000544 With Raynox DCR 250 super macro lens
Bee on Asclepias
Bee on Asclepias
DSC00012 Waterlogged Bee
DSC00012 Waterlogged Bee
_MG_2733 painted Lady Butterfly on Garlic Chive
_MG_2733 painted Lady Butterfly on Garlic Chive
_MG_2732 Painted Lady Ready for Takeoff
_MG_2732 Painted Lady Ready for Takeoff
_MG_2727 Translucent Painted Lady
_MG_2727 Translucent Painted Lady
P1080797 Katydid Nymph
P1080797 Katydid Nymph
DSCF7129 Plant Murder Incorporated
DSCF7129 Plant Murder Incorporated
P1080674 Katydid Nymph
P1080674 Katydid Nymph
DSCF7063 Millipede
DSCF7063 Millipede
DSCF7023 It's Morphed 100 percent crop
DSCF7023 It's Morphed 100 percent crop
DSCF6988 Leaf Footed Bug
DSCF6988 Leaf Footed Bug
_MG_1771 Leaf Footed Bugs
_MG_1771 Leaf Footed Bugs
P1080506 Leaf Footed Bug
P1080506 Leaf Footed Bug
P1080503 Like  Beautiful Pearls
P1080503 Like Beautiful Pearls
P1080496 Katydid Nymph
P1080496 Katydid Nymph
_MG_1024 Bee on Asclepias
_MG_1024 Bee on Asclepias
_MG_1747 Horsefly
_MG_1747 Horsefly
DSCF6889 Horsefly
DSCF6889 Horsefly
My Chinese Praying Mantis Egg Case Adventure
:: My Chinese Praying Mantis Egg Case Adventure ::
DSCF6519 Bee or Fly?
DSCF6519 Bee or Fly?