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Striped Cucumber Beetle - Acalymma vittatum
Striped Cucumber Beetle - Acalymma vittatum
Ontario, Canada
Black head - any further classification?

Small bee - Halictus ligatus - male
Small bee - Halictus ligatus - Male
Geneva, Ontario County, New York, USA
August 12, 2007
Size: a cm?
on volunteer aster or daisy

Garden Spider - Argiope aurantia
Garden Spider - Argiope aurantia
Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
August 12, 2007
Size: 2"
3 of 3 images of this specimen.
Underbelly view

Garden Spider - Argiope aurantia
Garden Spider - Argiope aurantia
Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
August 12, 2007
Size: 2"
2 of 3 images of this specimen.
http://bugguide.net/node/view/136328

Garden Spider - Argiope aurantia
Garden Spider - Argiope aurantia
Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
August 12, 2007
Size: 2"
1 of 3 images of this specimen.
Web was in the shade of an overhang. The spider was very calm, nd allowed me to get very close.

Male Wool Carder Bee - back - Anthidium manicatum - male
Male Wool Carder Bee - back - Anthidium manicatum - Male
Ontario, Canada

damselfly - Ischnura verticalis
damselfly - Ischnura verticalis
Elgin, Trout Park River Area, Kane/Cook County, Illinois, USA
August 12, 2007
Size: small
2 of 2 images of this specimen.

Male Wool Carder Bee - Anthidium manicatum - male
Male Wool Carder Bee - Anthidium manicatum - Male
Ontario, Canada

damselfly - Ischnura verticalis
damselfly - Ischnura verticalis
Elgin, Trout Park River Area, Kane/Cook County, Illinois, USA
August 12, 2007
Size: small
1 of 2 images of this specimen.

Speyeria aphrodite - male
Speyeria aphrodite - Male
Sharon, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
August 11, 2007
Silver bordered fritillary??