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

  • July 13, 2017

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

What’s Buzzin’? — Lampronia oregonella

Lampronia oregonella: This tiny and active moth only landed on the photographer’s leg long enough for a quick shot. Out of... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Filmy Dome Spider, male and female (Neriene radiate)

  • June 21, 2017

Filmy Dome Spider, male and female (Neriene radiate) — As you can see from this mating pair of filmy dome spiders,... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Western Sculptured Pine Borer (Chalcophora angulicollis)

Western Sculptured Pine Borer (Chalcophora angulicollis) — This beautiful species of metallic woodborer beetle was just recently separated as an individual... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Cuckoo Wasp (family Chrysididae)

Cuckoo Wasp (family Chrysididae) — These tiny wasps are primarily parasites in the nests of other wasps or bees. Their metallic... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Sulphur Butterfly (genus Colias)

Sulphur Butterfly (genus Colias) — We had a hard time trying to positively identify this beautiful butterfly. Best guess is a... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Square-Spotted Blue (Euphilotes battoides)

Square-Spotted Blue (Euphilotes battoides) — this one is difficult. This may be a Square-Spotted or a Dotted Blue. Both of these... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Western Tailed-Blue (Everes amyntula)

Western Tailed-Blue (Everes amyntula) — these blues are relatively easy to identify due to the fact that they are the only... Continue Reading