Reports from the Field

Bug of the Week – European Elm Bark Beetle

Salutations, BugFans, The BugLady loves finding these runes, inscribed by long-departed insects (they are also reminiscent of a diagram of meiosis from the BugLady’s past).  The tale that they tell […]


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).  […]


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 […]


Bug of the Week

Howdy, BugFans, This is a rerun (with a little tweaking) from the Christmas season of 2009. Ah, the surprising American Pelecinid wasp! Surprising because it is an impressive insect to […]


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