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Maury J. Heiman, Contributing Editor
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Maury J. Heiman
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Spring Branch, Texas USA

Chisos Mountains, Texas Dec. 2012

My son Maury IV

Bug Guide photos

photos @ Moth Photographers Group

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Mainly interested in Moths and Cerambycids

The Medina County area is considered Tamaulipan thornscrub region and has some agricultural fields mixed with stands of oak/mesquite. Cypress lined creeks and river.

some new species for the Bug Guide collection from South Texas: