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Red Longhorn? Beetle - Pacificanthia consors
Red Longhorn? Beetle - Pacificanthia consors
Rowland Heights, LA County, California, USA
April 3, 2013
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
What is the name of this red beetle that I found on the windowsill.

Antlion
Antlion
Rowland Heights, LA County, California, USA
March 23, 2013
Size: 0.7cm
2 of 2 images of this specimen.

Antlion
Antlion
Rowland Heights, LA County, California, USA
March 23, 2013
Size: 0.7cm
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
Can you identify what antlion it is? I found it by coincidence and it does not dig a very big pit. Is that natural?

Red Crab Spider - Xysticus
Red Crab Spider - Xysticus
Rowland Heights, LA County, California, USA
February 16, 2012
Why is this crab spider's abdomen look shriveled up? Natural?

Yellow True Bug - Harmostes angustatus
Yellow True Bug - Harmostes angustatus
Rowland Heights, LA County, California, USA
March 10, 2013
2 of 2 images of this specimen.

Yellow True Bug - Harmostes angustatus
Yellow True Bug - Harmostes angustatus
Rowland Heights, LA County, California, USA
March 10, 2013
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
It looks like a Harmostes species,but the coloring on the back is a bit different.

Syphid Fly - Scaeva pyrastri
Syphid Fly - Scaeva pyrastri
Rowland Heights, LA County, California, USA
March 23, 2013
2 of 2 images of this specimen.

Syphid Fly - Scaeva pyrastri
Syphid Fly - Scaeva pyrastri
Rowland Heights, LA County, California, USA
March 23, 2013
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
I found this fly and first thought it might have been a bee, but it turns out not to be. It was the largest syrphid fly I have seen so far.

Grapevine epimenis - Psychomorpha epimenis
Grapevine epimenis - Psychomorpha epimenis
Arkansas River, Fort Chaffee, Barling, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
April 5, 2013
2 of 2 images of this specimen.

Grapevine epimenis - Psychomorpha epimenis
Grapevine epimenis - Psychomorpha epimenis
Arkansas River, Fort Chaffee, Barling, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
April 5, 2013
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
Moth basking on shoreline rocks of Arkansas river.