Bees, Bugs, Spiders


1
Wolf Spider

2
Assassin Bug

3
Honeybee on Lippia flower

4
Flesh Fly

5
Leaf-footed nymphs just hatched

6
Hover Fly

7
Spittlebug

8
Assassin Bug

9
An aphid appears to be hiding from an Assassin Bug passing overhead

10
Ladybug larvae getting ready to pupate

11
Ladybug larvae.  Aphids are their main food.

12
Honeybee

13
American Bird Grasshopper

14
Cicada

15
Leaf-footed Bug on windshield

16
Common Meadow Katydid

17
Mason Wasp

18
Thread-waisted Wasp

19
Eastern Lubber Grasshopper

20
Gulf Fritillary laying another egg

21
Empty Cicada shell

22
Live Cicada with worn wing tips

23
Tiphiid Wasp

24
Assassin Bug

25
Crane Fly

26
Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle (~3/8")

27
Larva of Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle (ID by Zack Lemann)

28
Honeybee

29
Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle

30
Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetles mating

31
Green June Bug about to crawl over a Passion Vine tendril

32
Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle (adult and larval stage)

33
Thread-waisted Wasp

34
Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetles (one more than necessary)

35
Obscure Bird Grasshopper

36
Cicada

37
Green Bottle Fly

38
Red and Black Mason Wasp

39
Anchor Stink Bug feeding on a Gulf Fritillary caterpillar

40
American Bird Grasshopper nymph

41
Paper Wasp

42
Obscure Bird Grasshopper

43
Bumble Bee

44
Stick insects mating

45
Stick insects mating

46
Spider web
(about 1" high)

47
Leaf-footed Bug

48
American Bird Grasshopper

49
Wolf Spider
50
Paper Wasp

51
Hover Fly

52
Female Spiny-backed Orb Weaver

53
Unk. wasp

54
Honeybee

55
Bumblebee on Bull Thistle flower

56
Bumblebee

57
Eastern Lubber Grasshopper

58
Honeybee about to take off

59
Unknown ant (~1/4" long) with larval prey

60
Young Wolf Spider

61
Paper Wasp

62
Long-legged Fly
(this is a good fly to have in the garden. It feeds on mites, aphids and smaller flies)

63
Pill Bug
(not an insect but a terrestrial crustacean related to shrimp and crawfish)

64
Unknown ant

65
Unknown ant under a leaf

66
Honey Bee

67
Red and Yellow Wasp

68
Slender Meadow Katydid

69
American Bird Grasshopper

70
Leaf-footed Bug

71
Ladybug larvae eating aphids

72
Bumblebee on Joint Vetch