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What’s Buzzin’? — Western Black Widow (Latrodectus hesperus)

  • August 24, 2017

Western Black Widow (Latrodectus hesperus): It may not be the first image that pops to mind …but this is an immature... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Pine White, male (Neophasia menapia)

Pine White, male (Neophasia menapia) — If you’ve spent any time outside over the past few weeks, chances are you’ve noticed... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Pine White, female (Neophasia menapia)

Pine White, female (Neophasia menapia) — If you’ve spent any time outside over the past few weeks, chances are you’ve noticed... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’ — Flower Longhorn Beetle (Xestoleptura crassicornis)

Flower Longhorn Beetle (Xestoleptura crassicornis): While we’re pretty confident we’ve positively identified this species of longhorn beetle, little information exists on... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’ — Pale Snaketail (Ophiogomphus severus)

Pale Snaketail (Ophiogomphus severus): This dragonfly is primarily a stream and river species, but can also be found in large numbers... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’ — Great Tiger Moth (Arctia caja)

Great Tiger Moth (Arctia caja): This beautiful moth can be found across much of the northern US and the southwestern states.... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Sulphur Knapweed Moth (Agapeta zoegana)

  • August 3, 2017

Sulphur Knapweed Moth (Agapeta zoegana) — These bright yellow moths were introduced from Europe in 1984 to help combat the spread of knapweed.... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Satin Moth (Leucoma salicis)

Satin Moth (Leucoma salicis) — A beautiful, but non-native species, Satin Moths were introduced from Europe in 1920 and can now be found... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Bristly Cutworm (Lacinipolia renigera)

Bristly Cutworm (Lacinipolia renigera) — Like many moths, the true beauty of the Bristly Cutworm comes from closer observation. The white-rimmed green spots help... Continue Reading

What’s Buzzin’? — Many-spotted Tiger Moth(Hypercompe permaculata)

Many-spotted Tiger Moth (Hypercompe permaculata) — This heavily spotted species of tiger moth is also known as the Western Leopard Moth. They can... Continue Reading