Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Tetracis crocallata
Tetracis crocallata
Cornell Campus, Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA
June 8, 2016
At light.

det. J. Dombroskie.

Damselfly
Damselfly
Dixon Waterfowl Refuge, Hennepin, Putnam County, Illinois, USA
June 5, 2016
This damselfly was active along the trail boardering Hennepin-Hopper Lake, a restored wetland in the Illinois River Valley.

Treehopper
Treehopper
Maplewood, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
June 7, 2016
2 of 2 images of this specimen.

Treehopper
Treehopper
Maplewood, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
June 7, 2016
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
Butterfly garden on the edge of a parking lot abutting a deciduous swamp and suburban homes, Minneapolis/St. Paul.

Hydraenid? - Hydraena
Hydraenid? - Hydraena
Enumclaw, King County, Washington, USA
June 7, 2016
Size: ~ 1.8 mm
2 of 2 images of this specimen.

Hydraenid? - Hydraena
Hydraenid? - Hydraena
Enumclaw, King County, Washington, USA
June 7, 2016
Size: ~ 1.8 mm
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
Came to U/V light at night. Believe it's a small Hydraenid? Confirmation/correction, and further placement would be appreciated.

Dragonfly
Dragonfly
Warrenville, Illinois, USA
June 8, 2016
Taken west of Chicago as it cruised over the water along the shore.

Proxenus miranda
Proxenus miranda
Nehalem Bay State Park, Tillamook County, Oregon, USA
June 6, 2016

Recent Hatch of These Moths
Recent Hatch of These Moths
Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, USA
June 8, 2016
Size: 1/4-/12 inch length
Light marking on back of moth was more orange in color than white. Hundreds of individuals flying and landing in day lilies, grass, small shrubs, and mugo pines in my backyard.

Cicadellidae: Unknown Specimen - Ponana pectoralis
Cicadellidae: Unknown Specimen - Ponana pectoralis
Turtle River State Park, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, USA
June 8, 2016
Size: Length ~ 1 cm
2 of 2 images of this specimen.