Entries by rbuchholz

Bug of the Week – Chickweed Geometer Moth

Salutations, BugFans,   This lovely little Chickweed geometer moth appeared on the BugLady’s tomatoes (the male, note the fuzzy antennae) and her front porch (the female – note the plain antennae).  She blames her lamentable inattention to small moths for not noticing them before, because they are allegedly pretty common.   Chickweed geometers are members […]

Bug of the Week

Howdy, BugFans,   Here are two pretty beetles to remind us of summertime.   SHINING FLOWER BEETLES appeared in the first half of August, covering goldenrods and a few other members of the Aster/Composite family as though scattered from a cosmic pepper grinder.  Tiny, shiny, round, black dots that were, just as suddenly, gone.   […]