Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
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Syrphid Fly - male
Syrphid Fly - Male
Ballston Lake, Saratoga County, New York, USA
April 22, 2010
2 of 2 images of this specimen.
ID help appreciated.

Calliphoridae - female
Calliphoridae - Female
Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada
October 17, 2010

Syrphid Fly - male
Syrphid Fly - Male
Ballston Lake, Saratoga County, New York, USA
April 22, 2010
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
On cherry blossom. ID help appreciated.

Pollenia - female
Pollenia - Female
Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada

Roach Nymphs?
Roach Nymphs?
Smoky Rd., Huntingtown, Calvert County, Maryland, USA
February 10, 2013
Size: ~3/4"?
3 of 3 images of this specimen.
This photo may show the rear end and cerci better - they are round.

Roach Nymphs?
Roach Nymphs?
Smoky Rd., Huntingtown, Calvert County, Maryland, USA
February 10, 2013
Size: ~3/4"?
2 of 3 images of this specimen.
I'm adding this photo to show habitat.

Roach Nymphs?
Roach Nymphs?
Smoky Rd., Huntingtown, Calvert County, Maryland, USA
February 10, 2013
Size: ~3/4"?
1 of 3 images of this specimen.
We found these under a log in the woods on a cold morning. They look like roach nymphs of some sort to me. Unfortunately I was geared up for bird photos, not macros, so this was shot with my iPhone.

Chalcedony Midget Moth - Elaphria chalcedonia
Chalcedony Midget Moth - Elaphria chalcedonia
Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
February 18, 2013
Elaphria chalcedonia, Chalcedony Midget Moth, Hodges #9679
Adds February for Louisiana

Leptinotarsa decemlineata
Leptinotarsa decemlineata
Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada
July 4, 2010

Large bee on Lespedeza - Xylocopa virginica
Large bee on Lespedeza - Xylocopa virginica
Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA
September 26, 2012
2 of 2 images of this specimen.