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

metrioptera, Contributing Editor

My name is Brandon Woo. I have been passionate about insects for over seven years, but have recently begun to focus more on Orthoptera. I read about insects all the time, participate with the Maine Entomological Society (MES) in the Schoodic Point Bioblitzes, contribute to the MES newsletter, pin and photograph insects, and take part in many other insect-related activities. I am looking forward to attending an entomology program, getting my Ph.D, and doing research in entomology. I enjoy behavior and identification of insects and traveling to different states to collect and observe insects in those locales.

My favorite books:
Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America by Eric Eaton & Kenn Kaufman (1)
Tracks and Sign of Insects and other Invertebrates by Charley Eiseman & Noah Charney (2)
Insects: Their Natural History and Diversity: With a Photographic Guide to Insects of Eastern North America by Stephen A. Marshall (3)
Discovering Moths: Nighttime Jewels in your own Backyard by John Himmelman (4)
Guide to Night-singing Insects of the Northeast by Michael DiGiorgio & John Himmelman (5)
The Songs of Insects by Lang Elliott & Wil Hershberger (6)
Cricket Radio by John Himmelman (7)
Caterpillars of Eastern North America by David L. Wagner (8)
For Love of Insects by Thomas Eisner (9)
...among others...

Favorite Photos:

New Species for BugGuide: