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Unknown Spider
Unknown Spider
Myakka River State Park, Sarasota County, Florida, USA
December 10, 2005
Size: ~1/2"
Found this on the tailgate of my Jeep.

Asian Ladybird Beetle pupa - Harmonia axyridis
Asian Ladybird Beetle pupa - Harmonia axyridis
Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida, USA
December 13, 2005
I relocated a larva to my milkweed a few days ago to see if it would eat the aphids. Yesterday the beetle had pupated and the aphids were gone. There are other predators around, though, so it wasn't a controlled experiment. I post this also to show that there's a lot of variation in the pupa color as well as the adults.

Dragonfly - Phanogomphus borealis
Dragonfly - Phanogomphus borealis
Frost Valley, Ulster County, New York, USA
May 20, 2003
2 of 2 images of this specimen.
Andy: you asked for another image. Does this one help?

Halictid bee - Halictus poeyi - male
Halictid bee - Halictus poeyi - Male
Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida, USA
December 5, 2005

Bark louse nymph - Cerastipsocus venosus
Bark louse nymph - Cerastipsocus venosus
Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida, USA
December 13, 2005
This is a terrible image, sorry. wanted to see if anyone has an idea of what it is. Found under a decaying log, size was around 6-7mm.

Fiery skipper - Hylephila phyleus - female
Fiery skipper - Hylephila phyleus - Female
Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida, USA
December 9, 2005

Dorantes longtail - Urbanus dorantes
Dorantes longtail - Urbanus dorantes
Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida, USA
December 9, 2005
Is there a way to tell male from female with these?

Long-tailed skipper - Urbanus proteus
Long-tailed skipper - Urbanus proteus
Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida, USA
December 9, 2005

Mason wasp - Stenodynerus - female
Mason wasp - Stenodynerus - Female
Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida, USA
December 13, 2005
Small wasp, around 7-8mm.

Tiphiid - Tiphia - male - female
Tiphiid - Tiphia - Male Female
Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida, USA
December 13, 2005
This female was determined not to allow him to mate, she ended up going under a fallen oak leaf, and brushing him off. The female was around 12mm.