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spider - Agelenopsis
spider - Agelenopsis
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
August 6, 2004
I know it's not the best angle, but the spider was on top of it's web that was near the ceiling.

Spider - Neoscona oaxacensis
Spider - Neoscona oaxacensis
Los Angeles, Venice Beach County, California, USA
November 21, 2005
Size: 1/2 inch +

Florida woods cockroach - Eurycotis floridana - female
Florida woods cockroach - Eurycotis floridana - Female
Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida, USA
December 14, 2005
Size: 48mm
Found in our metal building. I must have disturbed her egg laying when I opened the door.

Grasshopper - Metrioptera roeselii - male
Grasshopper - Metrioptera roeselii - Male
Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
June 15, 2004
Have had no luck identifying this grasshopper from the guide. With the unique markings I am hoping someone will recognize the species.

Macropteran Form-See Richard's explanation below.

Chrysididae ? - Augochlorella - male
Chrysididae ? - Augochlorella - Male
Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio, USA
July 6, 2005
Size: 7mm
This looks like a cuckoo wasp, any thoughts?

Unknown
Unknown
Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio, USA
July 6, 2005
Size: 8mm

Rose Chafer - Macrodactylus
Rose Chafer - Macrodactylus
Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio, USA
July 18, 2005
Size: 11mm
I don't recall the exact area where I found this specimen. I'm sorry that I'm not much help.

id?
id?
Donalds, Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA
May 20, 2005
2 of 2 images of this specimen.
forgot i had this other image. this could help.

Larvae, possibly Agraulis vanillae - Agraulis vanillae
Larvae, possibly Agraulis vanillae - Agraulis vanillae
Berkeley, Alameda County, California, USA
December 7, 2005
I collected this caterpillar on a passionflower vine. I assumed it was Agraulis vanillae (gulf fritillary). But after looking at some online pictures, the color seems much darker. The body is mostly gray with yellow-orange dorsal stripes. Might this be another species?

id?
id?
Donalds, Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA
May 20, 2005
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
the antennae are throwing me off. what is this guy?