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Hymenoptera, Bombus  - Bombus
Hymenoptera, Bombus - Bombus
Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
August 23, 2013
4 of 4 images of this specimen.

Hymenoptera, Bombus  - Bombus
Hymenoptera, Bombus - Bombus
Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
August 23, 2013
3 of 4 images of this specimen.

Hymenoptera, Bombus  - Bombus
Hymenoptera, Bombus - Bombus
Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
August 23, 2013
2 of 4 images of this specimen.

Round-headed Katydid - Amblycorypha
Round-headed Katydid - Amblycorypha
Radford, Virginia, USA
September 4, 2013
Which katydid is this, please?

Hymenoptera, Bombus  - Bombus
Hymenoptera, Bombus - Bombus
Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
August 23, 2013
1 of 4 images of this specimen.

Wasp? - Sphex pensylvanicus
Wasp? - Sphex pensylvanicus
Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
September 6, 2013

skeletonized groundnut leaf
skeletonized groundnut leaf
Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa, USA
September 5, 2013
Size: ~1 cm wide scars
2 of 2 images of this specimen.
Close-up of individual scar.

skeletonized groundnut leaf
skeletonized groundnut leaf
Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa, USA
September 5, 2013
Size: ~1 cm wide scars
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
Scars of eaten tissue on both leaf surfaces of Groundnut (Apios americana) in floodplain forest.

bee with yellow bump on thorax - Bombus melanopygus
bee with yellow bump on thorax - Bombus melanopygus
Skagway , SE Alaska County, Alaska, USA
August 16, 2012
I'm guessing this is some kind of bumblebee, but I'm also wondering if that yellow bump on its thorax is a normal characteristic of a certain species or some kind of growth or disease.

Male Velvet Ant? what species? - Dasymutilla occidentalis
Male Velvet Ant? what species? - Dasymutilla occidentalis
East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
September 6, 2013
2 of 2 images of this specimen.