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Category Archives: What’s Buzzin’

What’s Buzzin’: Knapweed Root Weevil

  • August 9, 2016

Knapweed Root Weevil (Cyphocleonus achates) – Similar to the European Skipper (included in this post), the knapweed root weevil is also... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’: Snakefly

Snakefly, female (order Raphidioptera) – These beautiful and seemingly elusive insects get their name from the long “neck” of the adults... Continue Reading

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Barklice: No they are not lice.

  • March 30, 2016

Here’s another example of why it’s important to move slowly when out looking for insects. It would have been incredibly easy... Continue Reading

How to open an insectarium

  • January 12, 2016

There’s a lot that goes on at the Insectarium that doesn’t get seen on the exhibit floor. Enjoy a sneak peak into... Continue Reading