Tag Archives: Hemiptera
High water is nothing to worry about for this guy. Stilt Bug-Neoneides muticus on Boneset. I made almost the exact same image a few years ago also on this same flower. 7D Mark II, 100 macro, Canon MT-26EX twin flash. … Continue reading
Of course, art is in the eye of the beholder and is only meaningful as such to humans. Everything else is about mating and survival for the insect. Leafhopper- possibly Prescottia lobata. Another new species for the yard and me. … Continue reading
Green Burgundy Stink Bug-Banasa dimidiata Another new to me species in the yard. This, I think, is the fifth or sixth stink bug species we’ve had visit us. This one seems to want some blueberries. They like most trees and shrubs … Continue reading
This Lygus bug apparently will eat most anything. I’ve seen it’s larva on most of our flowering plants and according to BugGuide is hits most crops as well as garden plants. It’s the most common of plant bugs here in … Continue reading
Two-fer Tuesday means two of something…actually I first heard it on the radio when they would play two tunes by the same artist/group. And there likely will be two posts today. In this case it’s two “bugs”. Northern Flatid Planthopper-Flatormenis … Continue reading
I take their word for it as I have never smelled one of these either. I guess I would if I handled one but I don’t make a habit of handling insects. Anchor Stink Bug-Stiretrus anchorago Annual visitor to my … Continue reading
Small Milkweed Bug-Lygaeus kalmi. These colorful bugs feed on milkweed seeds and flower nectar, but can also be predacious eating honey bees and monarch caterpillars and others. as well as scavenging.
Sounds almost biblical but it’s only another insect post. I spotted this little bit of fluff on an elderberry leaf in our yard and, at first, thought it a wooly aphid. But with some research on the larger image realized … Continue reading
I found this amorous pair mating on one of our milkweed plants last night. We have quite a few this year with a one or more on almost every milkweed plant…on the leaves of all things. Red-banded Leafhoppers- Graphocephala coccinea.
Mirid Plant Bug-Miridae Red Milkweed Longhorn Beetle-Tetraopes tetrophthalmus