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Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

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Yellow moth - Marimatha nigrofimbria
Yellow moth - Marimatha nigrofimbria
Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida, USA
August 30, 2006
ID based on other images in the guide. First for FL.

Black Setwing - Male - Dorsal View - Dythemis nigrescens - male
Black Setwing - Male - Dorsal View - Dythemis nigrescens - Male
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
August 30, 2006
3 of 3 images of this specimen.
This guy was kind enough to let me take many photos, unfortunately only a few were worthy of posting, this being a marginal shot, but the only one from above that came out decent.

Black Setwing - Male - Face - Dythemis nigrescens - male
Black Setwing - Male - Face - Dythemis nigrescens - Male
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
August 30, 2006
2 of 3 images of this specimen.
Front view

Black Setwing - Male - Dythemis nigrescens - male
Black Setwing - Male - Dythemis nigrescens - Male
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
August 30, 2006
1 of 3 images of this specimen.
If someone can confirm the ID on this one, I have a few more detailed images I will add to the guide page.
TIA,
GD

Zebra longwing pupa - Heliconius charithonia
Zebra longwing pupa - Heliconius charithonia
Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida, USA
August 31, 2006
Size: 30 mm
2 of 2 images of this specimen.
side view

Zebra longwing pupa - Heliconius charithonia
Zebra longwing pupa - Heliconius charithonia
Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida, USA
August 31, 2006
Size: 30 mm
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
This is the chrysalis of a caterpillar I collected in my neighborhood on 8/23. It pupated within two days and another I collected on the same day emerged today, so this one should be out shortly.

Which member of the Pentatomidae Family? - Chlorochroa
Which member of the Pentatomidae Family? - Chlorochroa
Renton, King County, Washington, USA
August 29, 2006
Size: 10mm long and 7mm wide
2 of 2 images of this specimen.
The stink bug nymph on the weed. They seem to like the flowers of the weed.

Which member of the Pentatomidae Family? - Chlorochroa
Which member of the Pentatomidae Family? - Chlorochroa
Renton, King County, Washington, USA
August 29, 2006
Size: 10mm long and 7mm wide
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
My granddaughter found this insect. By looking though your guide we found it is a nymph of a stink bug (#28895 is a better photo than mine)but we would like to know what kind of stink bug it is please. It was on a weed in a ditch...sorry don't know what the weed is but the flower will be in the next photo. He has been there at all times of the day with one other for 3 days now.

Golden Orb Weaver eating Monarch - Argiope aurantia - female
Golden Orb Weaver eating Monarch - Argiope aurantia - Female
Tatamy PAa, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
August 28, 2006

Bug-in-a-Box - Sinoxylon
Bug-in-a-Box - Sinoxylon
Cook County, Illinois, USA
December 31, 1969
Size: 4.5 mm
2 of 2 images of this specimen.
Found associated with corrugated box from the Illinois/Indiana area. SEM view.