Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Adelidae ?
Adelidae ?
South Slough National Reserve, Coos County, Oregon, USA
March 19, 2017
Size: about 4mm
This tiny moth seems fairly common. They were visiting English daisies, a little blossom that is usually less than 15 mm across.

The smallest Sphinx moth I've ever seen
The smallest Sphinx moth I've ever seen
Austin , Williamson County, Texas, USA
March 22, 2017
Size: About one inch
Is this a Sphinx dollii? Thank you so much for the ID!

aquatic beetle
aquatic beetle
South Slough National Reserve, Coos County, Oregon, USA
March 19, 2017
Size: about 5 mm
Several of these were in a vernal pool.

Dytiscidae larva?
Dytiscidae larva?
South Slough National Reserve, Coos County, Oregon, USA
March 19, 2017
Size: about 25 mm
At least two of these were swimming about in a vernal pool.

unknown wasp midnight under porch light
unknown wasp midnight under porch light
Otis, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, USA
March 23, 2017
Size: approx 2 inches

Unknown Diptera
Unknown Diptera
7.5mi N of El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas, USA
March 22, 2017
Size: 2mm
I apologize for the speck behind the wing.
riparian forest along the West Branch of the Walnut River in Molasses Trap

Unknown Diptera
Unknown Diptera
7.5mi N of El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas, USA
March 22, 2017
Size: 3mm
2 of 2 images of this specimen.
in riparian forest along the West Branch of the Walnut River in Molasses Trap

Unknown Diptera
Unknown Diptera
7.5mi N of El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas, USA
March 22, 2017
Size: 3mm
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
in riparian forest along the West Branch of the Walnut River in Molasses Trap

Unknown Diptera
Unknown Diptera
7.5mi N of El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas, USA
March 22, 2017
Size: 7.5mm
in riparian forest along the West Branch of the Walnut River in Molasses Trap

spider
spider
March 22, 2017
3 of 3 images of this specimen.