Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Fall Fund Drive

TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#241685
Thread-legged Bug - Gardena elkinsi

Thread-legged Bug - Gardena elkinsi
south Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
August 3, 2008
At lights in a small mesic patch under an oak-willow canopy...

Moved
Moved from Emesaya.

Not Emesaya...
although I'm not willing to offer a more definitive answer since emesines are particularly tricky to do by photograph. It very well could be Gardena and if it is, it's Gardena elkinsi.

 
Update
More emesines studied. I can confirm this as Gardena elkinsi.

 
thanks much -- good to know

Emesaya?
An indication of size would be helpful here. Emesaya are large insects (at least E. brevipennis). I strongly suspect a different genus.

Gardena, i believe -- very nice!
[who cares though after the Darklingate]
in the unlikely case that i'm right and this won't turn out to be a butterfly -- new genus to the guide (and only two spp. to choose from)

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.