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July 2018

Durham, NC  7/28/18

Appalachian Brown Argiope aurantia (dorsal view) Argiope aurantia (ventral view) Male Common Whitetail Little Glassywing

 

 
Nursery Web Spider Silvery Checkerspot Silvery Checkerspot on Joe Pye Weed Swamp Milkweed Beetle  

Durham, NC  7/27/18

Asian Multi-colored Ladybug Beetle American Black Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) Male Great Blue Skimmer Green Lynx Spider Mottled Tortoise Beetle (Deloyala guttata)

Durham, NC   7/21/18

Flies Halloween Pennant Katydid Slaty Skimmer Eggs of a type found frequently on cattails these days

Durham, NC 7/20/18

Ambush bug Ambush bug nymph Ambush bug nymph Arabesque orb weaver Leaffooted bug nymph

 

 
Ambush rug Click beetle Spotted Ladybug Beetle eggs Sycamore leaf  

Pitt County Arboretum, Greenville, Pitt County, NC  7/14/18

American Beauty Blue Dasher Common Buckeye Egg sac Pipevine Swallowtail

 

Pipevine Swallowtail Sleepy Orange Variegated Fritillary Viceroy Same Viceroy

River Park North, Greenville, Pitt County, NC  7/14/18

   
Double-crested Cormorant Teneral Great Blue Skimmer Pearl Crescent    

Downtown Washington, Beaufort County, NC  7/13/18

   
Barn Swallow on American Lotus seedhead Deserted boat American Lotus flower (Nelumbo lutea)    

Goose Creek State Park, Washington, Beaufort County, NC  7/13/18

Male Great Blue Skimmer? Female House Finch Male Needham's Skimmer Female Needham's Skimmer Palamedes Swallowtail

 

 
Nutria Same Nutria Question Mark Swamp Loosestrife  

Greenville, Pitt County, NC  7/12/18

Field Cricket Male Fiery Skipper Female Halloween Pennant Same female Halloween Pennant Rice Stink Bug

 

       
Stink bug, possibly showing signs of recent molt        

Pitt County Arboretum, Greenville, NC  7/12/18

Black Swallowtail caterpillar Male Fiery Skipper Another male Fiery Skipper, on Lantana Hibiscus genus Pipevine Swallowtail

 

 
Silver-spotted Skipper Sleepy Orange on Lantana Wasp (Campsomeris plumipes) Wasp on blooming Fennel  

River Park North, Greenville, Pitt County, NC  7/12/18

Male Northern Cardinal Cicada Killer digging a nest      

 

   
Eastern Amberwing Female Great Blue Skimmer Variegated Fritillary    

Durham, NC  7/10/18

Acanaloniid planthopper nymph Aphids, with some exuviae Beetle Crab spider Mangora genus spider

 

       
Spirobolid millipede        

Durham, NC  7/9/18

Ambush bug nymph Leafhopper Moth Another moth Two-lined Froghopper

Mason Farm Biological Reserve, Orange County, NC  7/8/18

Arrow-shaped Micrathena (Micrathena sagittata) Common Buckeye Female Common Whitetail Dancer Horace's Duskywing

 

Jack-in-the-Pulpit with fruits Little Wood Satyr Orchard Spider Rose Mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos) Rose Mallows

 

Sabatia angularis Silvery Checkerspot Female Sachem or Fiery Skipper Turkey Vulture Virginia Mountain Mint

Durham, NC  7/8/18

Joe Pye Weed Long-legged fly Red-headed Bush Cricket nymph Same Red-headed bush Cricket nymph Male Slaty Skimmer

 

       
Spider wasp        

Boone Gardens, Boone, Watauga County, NC  7/2/18

American Lady Megachilid bee Another Megachilid bee Bug Flower longhorn beetle

 

Fly Jack-in-the-Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum) with faded spathe Red Milkweed Beetle Treehopper (Enchenopa binotata complex) Trumpet Creeper (Campsis radicans)

 

   
Two-lined Froghopper Mystery wildflower Spotted Loosestrife (Lysimachia punctata)    

Boone, NC 7/1/18

 
Leaf beetle (Brachypnoea genus).  ID thanks to Blaine Mathison. Chicory Spotted Cucumber Beetle Mystery wildflower  

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