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Meske's Pero - Pero meskaria - female
Meske's Pero - Pero meskaria - Female
Eagle, Eagle County, Colorado, USA
June 18, 2007
came to light; ID based on info and images linked to in Guide

horntail?
horntail?
arlington County, Virginia, USA
2 of 2 images of this specimen.

horntail?
horntail?
arlington County, Virginia, USA
1 of 2 images of this specimen.

Longhorn beetle, Distenia? - Graphisurus fasciatus - male
Longhorn beetle, Distenia? - Graphisurus fasciatus - Male
Arlington County, Virginia, USA
June 18, 2007
3 of 3 images of this specimen.
Note the many parasites

Longhorn beetle, Distenia? - Graphisurus fasciatus - male
Longhorn beetle, Distenia? - Graphisurus fasciatus - Male
Arlington County, Virginia, USA
June 18, 2007
2 of 3 images of this specimen.

Longhorn beetle, Distenia? - Graphisurus fasciatus - male
Longhorn beetle, Distenia? - Graphisurus fasciatus - Male
Arlington County, Virginia, USA
June 18, 2007
1 of 3 images of this specimen.
Looks a bit like Distenia but all the other pictures in the guide and elsewhere show more slender bodies.

dragonfly - Sympetrum vicinum - male
dragonfly - Sympetrum vicinum - Male
Yellowstone, Park County, Wyoming, USA
August 17, 2006
2 of 2 images of this specimen.
This probably doesn't help, there's not enough contrast to see the veins, but just in case it does

Tomentose Burying Beetle? - Bolbocerosoma hamatum
Tomentose Burying Beetle? - Bolbocerosoma hamatum
Plant City, Florida, USA
December 2, 2007
Size: 1/2 inch
this little guy is just beautiful. I've never scene this type of beetle the closest I could find is Tomentose Burying Beetle?

Orange butterfly - Speyeria aphrodite - male
Orange butterfly - Speyeria aphrodite - Male
Wachusett Mountain, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
July 31, 2007
Boloria?

I don't have a picture of the bottom.

Small Butterfly or moth? - Syngamia florella
Small Butterfly or moth? - Syngamia florella
Plant City, Florida, USA
December 3, 2007
Size: 3/4inch wingspan