Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Giving Tuesday

Do you use BugGuide? Please consider a monetary gift on this Giving Tuesday.

Your donation to BugGuide is tax-deductible.


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

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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


Previous events


Peter Homann, Contributor
Full name:
Peter Homann
E-mail address:
phf.homann@gmail.com
City, state, country:
Tallahassee, Florida, USA
Biography:

As a teenager in what was then East-Germany I raised and collected butterflies and moths and now have returned to this hobby with a digital camera. I am a retired professor of plant physiology and in my spare time have been active as an amateur ornithologist (bird bander). As undesirable reminders of age began to limit the pursuit of my birding hobby, learning more about the moths and butterflies at the suburban location of our home in the Florida Panhandle was a welcome new challenge. Indeed, almost all my photos posted in BugGuide were taken at our home and in our yard (≈1/2 acre) the vegetation of which consists of lawn grass, various shrubs and weeds, pine trees, Live Oak, Southern Magnolia and some deciduous trees. Occasionally I explore the patch of mixed woods to the south and the weedy clearings around (regrettably) communication towers.