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Apantesis sp. - Apantesis phalerata - female
Apantesis sp. - Apantesis phalerata - Female
Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
August 25, 2005
Size: 35mm
A specimen from my collection. Attracted to a blacklight sheet. I am thinking possibly species A. nais or A. carlotta, but I'm not sure about the red coloring on the hindwing. Can anyone comfirm? Thanks!

Musca domestica - female
Musca domestica - Female
Virginia, USA
October 1, 2005

Green Lynx - Peucetia viridans - female
Green Lynx - Peucetia viridans - Female
Coto de Caza, Thomas Riley Wilderness Park, Orange County, California, USA
December 22, 2005
2 of 3 images of this specimen.

Green Lynx - Peucetia viridans - female
Green Lynx - Peucetia viridans - Female
Coto de Caza, Thomas Riley Wilderness Park, Orange County, California, USA
December 22, 2005
1 of 3 images of this specimen.

God save the bees - Phidippus regius - female
God save the bees - Phidippus regius - Female
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
December 29, 2005
3 of 3 images of this specimen.

God save the bees - Phidippus regius - female
God save the bees - Phidippus regius - Female
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
December 29, 2005
2 of 3 images of this specimen.

God save the bees - Phidippus regius - female
God save the bees - Phidippus regius - Female
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
December 29, 2005
1 of 3 images of this specimen.
I just missed her catching this bee assasin (Apiomerus spissipes) for dinner. They'll eat just about any insect or arachnid that they can catch. Although, I've never seen one show any interest in a beetle.

Third instar lynx - Oxyopes salticus
Third instar lynx - Oxyopes salticus
Coto de Caza, Thomas Riley Wilderness Park, Orange County, California, USA
December 22, 2005
Size: 2mm
2 of 2 images of this specimen.

Third instar lynx - Oxyopes salticus
Third instar lynx - Oxyopes salticus
Coto de Caza, Thomas Riley Wilderness Park, Orange County, California, USA
December 22, 2005
Size: 2mm
1 of 2 images of this specimen.

Grasshopper - Schistocerca nitens
Grasshopper - Schistocerca nitens
Coto de Caza, Thomas Riley Wilderness Park, Orange County, California, USA
December 22, 2005
Size: Adult
3 of 3 images of this specimen.