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What’s Buzzin’? — Small-eyed Sphinx Moth (Paonias myops)

  • July 13, 2017

Small-eyed Sphinx Moth (Paonias myops) — This beautiful moth was found last Friday morning on the sidewalk outside the Missoula Insectarium!... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Dimorphic Flower Longhorn, female (Anastrangalia laetifica)

Dimorphic Flower Longhorn, female (Anastrangalia laetifica) — This beautiful species of longhorn flower beetle was happily feeding on ocean spray pollen.... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Yellow-necked Caterpillar Moth (Datana ministra)

Yellow-necked Caterpillar Moth (Datana ministra): Out of two insect and moth/butterfly citizen science websites (BugGuide and Butterflies and Moths of North... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Long-Horned Beetle

Long-Horned Beetle: With extremely long antennae, this aptly named long-horn beetle is likely a White-Spotted Sawyer (Monochamus scutellatus). The photo was... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Western Lynx Spider, male (Oxyopes scalaris)

Western Lynx Spider, male (Oxyopes scalaris): Similar to wolf spiders and jumping spiders, western lynx spiders are active hunters that are... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Western Lynx Spider, female (Oxyopes scalaris)

Western Lynx Spider, female (Oxyopes scalaris): Similar to wolf spiders and jumping spiders, western lynx spiders are active hunters that are... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Goldenrod Crab Spider (Misumena vatia)

Goldenrod Crab Spider (Misumena vatia): Right now, this beautiful crab spider sticks out like a soar thumb on this white flower.... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Spiny Baskettail Dragonfly (Epitheca spinigera)

Spiny Baskettail Dragonfly (Epitheca spinigera): The Seeley Lake area is just about the southern edge of this dragonfly’s range …and our... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Spiny Baskettail Dragonfly (Epitheca spinigera)

Spiny Baskettail Dragonfly (Epitheca spinigera): The Seeley Lake area is just about the southern edge of this dragonfly’s range …and our... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Spiny Baskettail Dragonfly (Epitheca spinigera)

Spiny Baskettail Dragonfly (Epitheca spinigera): The Seeley Lake area is just about the southern edge of this dragonfly’s range …and our... Continue Reading