I’m certainly not the first to notice this, but it was interesting to see in person.
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This boxelder bug was crawling on my windowsill. Somehow it found a way into my house while most of its family was stuck outside.
The short RJ45 cable is a crossover.
Just a spider, her egg sac (which was very slightly “crawling”), and a peppercorn.
The Montreal Insectarium is filled with both live and still insect exhibits.
This tiger water beetle was ripping a cricket to shreds when I walked by.
Many of the beetles under glass were larger than my palm.
Many of the tropical insects displayed amazing colors, but my guess is that the shiny shell is more for cleanliness in […]
This ant is in some serious trouble. It’s caught in a spider web.
Its struggling has alerted the spider to its presence. The spider didn’t just jump out at the first hint of motion in its web; spiders know that the prey isn’t going anywhere (and if it is going somewhere, it’s probably too […]
It’s late summer in Vermont. Following a very dry few months, only a few bugs were out. This grasshopper had just escaped from a spiderweb; the spider decided to cut it out rather than risk further damage.
Pictured here with a human hair.
It’s holding on to the track in the threshold of a door.
Why I got to my destination at 3 A.M. is a story for another time, but when I got there I couldn’t resist the chance to take pictures of this large moth.
While it was holding my thumb, it vibrated its wings several times. Moths do this to heat up their flight muscles.
Underneath the top […]
I’m not sure what the conglomeration of green flies was doing on the subway platform, but this larger fly was eating it and paying very little mind to the camera. It seems to be a member of Calliphoridae, but I can’t find good information on exactly which one.
This Japanese beetle was relaxing on my kitchen window.
Ordinarily I wouldn’t care, but this one seemed excessively fat. It also turned out to be covered in hair.
The Dogwood Calligrapha beetle was flying around looking for a leaf to eat.