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

Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

Fasciosminthurus quinquefasciatus

Fasciosminthurus quinquefasciatus
Lawrencetown, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada
June 18, 2015
Size: 1mm
Frans suggested that I post this photo to the website as this appears to be the first recording of this species in North America. Any thoughts? It was photographed in hot weather, on soil and grazing on hot black mulching plastic, along with thousands of Bourletiella hortensis.

Images of this individual: tag all
Fasciosminthurus quinquefasciatus Fasciosminthurus quinquefasciatus

I added the genus to the Info Page.

Moved from ID Request.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.