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Rove beetle - Pinophilus
Rove beetle - Pinophilus
Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida, USA
July 14, 2006
Size: 20mm
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
Another one came, and I tried to get shots of the pads on the forelegs, could not get them in focus very well. Came to light, chilled and released.

Rove beetle - Pinophilus
Rove beetle - Pinophilus
Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida, USA
July 12, 2006
Size: 16mm
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
I have never seen one with forelegs like this, it did not use them to walk, it kept them folded in. Came to light.

Earwig - Labidura riparia - male
Earwig - Labidura riparia - Male
Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida, USA
July 10, 2006
Size: 18mm,25mm,w/pincers
This was a good size earwig, came to light.

TreeHopper - Stictocephala basalis
TreeHopper - Stictocephala basalis
Newport News, Virginia, USA
July 16, 2006
3 of 3 images of this specimen.

TreeHopper - Stictocephala basalis
TreeHopper - Stictocephala basalis
Newport News, Virginia, USA
July 16, 2006
2 of 3 images of this specimen.

TreeHopper - Stictocephala basalis
TreeHopper - Stictocephala basalis
Newport News, Virginia, USA
July 16, 2006
1 of 3 images of this specimen.

Stink Bug - Mormidea lugens
Stink Bug - Mormidea lugens
Ozark Mountains, Searcy County, Arkansas, USA
July 16, 2006
Size: 5mm
mid-PM ... along road through woods.

Syrphid Fly? - Sphaerophoria - male
Syrphid Fly? - Sphaerophoria - Male
New Westminster, Lower Mainland, British Columbia, Canada
July 18, 2006
Size: approx. 5mm
Found flying around in a flower garden. I looked through the hover flies here and couldn't find any with these markings.

Camponotus? - Formica podzolica - female
Camponotus? - Formica podzolica - Female
New Westminster, Lower Mainland, British Columbia, Canada
July 18, 2006
Size: approx. 10mm
2 of 2 images of this specimen.
Found in a flower garden, crawling over the flowers.

I don't know my ants, so my guess of Camponotus may be way off. I also couldn't find range information for most Camponotus spp. so I don't even know what the locals would be.

Camponotus? - Formica podzolica - female
Camponotus? - Formica podzolica - Female
New Westminster, Lower Mainland, British Columbia, Canada
July 18, 2006
Size: approx. 10mm
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
Found in a flower garden, crawling over the flowers.

I don't know my ants, so my guess of Camponotus may be way off. I also couldn't find range information for most Camponotus spp. so I don't even know what the locals would be.