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curious what it's common name may be
curious what it's common name may be
Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, USA
September 16, 2014
Size: length of a dime
Husband getting dressed for work, managed to be stung walking barefoot. Much smaller than common paper or red wasps, first time one has been seen

Which Katy nymph
Which Katy nymph
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
August 7, 2010
2 of 2 images of this specimen.

Which Katy nymph
Which Katy nymph
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
August 7, 2010
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
Looking thru files, wanted more specifics. There are two different individuals, but in same area. Didn't see one under Katydid Nymphs.

Big Black Wasp
Big Black Wasp
Blountstown, Fl in the Panhandle, Calhoun County, Florida, USA
September 16, 2014
Size: 4cm
Big black wasp w/light horseshoe on thorax. Nectaring on BeeBalm (Monarda)

 A. peigleri or A.senatoria ?
A. peigleri or A.senatoria ?
Dallas, Paulding County, Georgia, USA
September 16, 2014
Found on what I think was a Pin Oak...

Lygus Bug for ID - Lygus
Lygus Bug for ID - Lygus
Amherst, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
July 14, 2014
I only have this face on image so I hope it is enough to get an ID. On Tansy flower.
Thanks.

Thyris maculata
Thyris maculata
Davidson, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
September 16, 2014

Cricket?
Cricket?
Adams, Gage County, Nebraska, USA
September 16, 2014
We have a bucket of rotting peaches which has attracted quite a crowd. This guy, about an inch, looks like photos of mole crickets, but the green that looks like a firefly abdomen looks fishy.

yellowjacket with V on thorax
yellowjacket with V on thorax
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
September 16, 2014

Micromus posticus?
Micromus posticus?
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
June 21, 2010
Photographed at blacklight in Center City, Philadelphia

 
 
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