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May 2018

Durham, NC  5/18/18

American Lady Arabesque Orb Weaver Case-bearing leaf beetle larva Large fish Fly

 

Ground beetle (Amara aulica) Seven-spotted Ladybug Beetle Snail Flower thrip (Frankliniella genus) Flower thrips

 

       
Warty Leaf Beetle        

Durham, NC  5/16/18

Antmimic spider (Castianeira longipalpa) Beetle Broad-headed Bug Crab spider Crab spider (Mecaphesa genus)

 

Dwarf spider Green Treefrog Ladybug beetle (Cycloneda munda) Ladybug beetle turning into a pupa Dusky Ladybug Beetle (Scymnus rubricaudus)

 

Tiny leaf beetle Leafhopper nymph (Jikradia olitoria) Pennsylvania Leatherwings, mating, with interloper Mite Another (well-fed) mite

 

Pearl Crescent on White Clover Pondhawk, almost adult Spotted Ladybug Beetle larva (Coleomegilla maculata) Stink bug Swamp Milkweed Beetle

 

Tarnished Plant Bug Thrip on Daisy Fleabane Flower thrip (Frankliniella genus) Yet another flower thrip Four flower thrips on a Daisy Fleabane

 

Quivering wasp Weevil Weevil (Lixus genus) Same weevil Wolf spider

 

     
Male Zabulon Skipper Same Zabulon Skipper      

Durham, NC  5/13/18

Black Vultures Broadhead Skink Crab spider (Synema parvulum) Elongate springtail Hoverfly (Toxomerus genus)

 

Fly Another fly Insect frass Hackberry Emperor Jumping spider

 

Jumping spider Leafhopper nymph (Oncometopia orbona) Least Skipper Eastern Phoebe Same Eastern Phoebe singing

 

Purple Martins Male Spangled Skimmer (Libellula cyanea) Mystery spider Swamp Milkweed Beetle Same Swamp Milkweed Beetle

 

   
Venus' Looking Glass (Triodanis perfoliata) Turkey and Black Vultures Male Zabulon Skipper    

Durham, NC  5/12/18

Fowler's Toad Mothlike seed Spider wasp Warty Leaf Beetle Same Warty Leaf Beetle

Durham, NC  5/10/18

Tiny weevil False Dandelion (Hypochaeris radicata) Golden-backed Snipe Fly Jumping spider Male jumping spider

 

Ladybug beetle (Cycloneda munda) Leafhopper Another leafhopper (Balclutha impicta) Mite Spotted Ladybug Beetle (Coleomegilla maculata)

Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, NC  5/8/18

   
Gray Catbird Same Gray Catbird Common Starling    

Durham, NC  5/7/18

Jumping spider Spotted Ladybug Beetle (Coleomegilla maculata) larva Leaffooted bug Leafhopper nymph Mite, rapidly running in circles

 

   
Same mite Same mite Wheel Bug nymph    

Durham, NC  5/6/18

Beetle on fungus Carolina Wren singing Chipping Sparrow Same Chipping Sparrow Southern Blue Flag (Iris virginica)

 

       
Mystery wildflower        

Durham, NC  5/4/18

Teneral male Common Whitetail Crab spider (Synema parvulum) Jumping spider (female Pelegrina genus) Juvenal's Duskywing March fly

 

Pearl Crescent Another Pearl Crescent Another Pearl Crescent Halfway to adult: male Eastern Pondhawk Male Purple Martin

 

     
Purple Martins Tiny turtle      

Durham, NC 5/3/18

Antmimic jumping spider (Synemosyna formica) Bess Beetle Blue-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium angustifolium) Chipping Sparrow Leaf beetle (maybe a flea beetle)

 

Mock Strawberry Monarch Same Monarch Anomalous Silvery Checkerspot, perhaps having had an abnormal eclosure Same Silvery Checkerspot

 

Pearl Crescent on White Clover Pearl Crescent Pearl Crescents on White Clover Silvery Checkerspots on White Clover Mystery Turtle

 

     
Wolf spider Male Zabulon Skipper      

 

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