Tag Archives: Hemiptera
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
On the 21st, while photographing the Painted Trilliums I have recently shared, I noticed this little bug on one petal. I sort of identified it, or maybe entirely, as an Evacanthus leafhopper larva. The doubt comes from whether that is … Continue reading
Let me start by saying that I finally was able to use the Classic Editor. Now I just hope it is always available. I went to Mount Pollux this morning to photograph the Holyoke Range in fog. But I also … Continue reading
because I didn’t notice that this morning’s early post was #1550. I had meant to mark the occasion but then forgot. It was 3:17 a.m. so I have that as an excuse. That makes this #1551. Green Stink Bug nymph- Chinavia … Continue reading