Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Field Guide to the Insects of Morning Side Park Part 4

Sphecius specious feeding on some sap/resin from an elm tree.

Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera):

82. Nomophila nearctica

Beetles (Coleoptera):

83. June Bugs (Cotinis nitida) *Green and gold forms; Gold form was observed hovering over a patch of dry grasses, Several Green forms were observed darting/hovering through green grasses. ^^
84. Rove Beetles (Staphylinidae) *Ocypus olens? 
84a. VERY tiny unidentified rove beetle earlier in the year
85. Unidentified Ground beetle larvae

Bees, Wasp, & Ants (Hymenoptera):

86. European Hornet (Vespa crabro)
87. Bald-Faced Hornet (Dolichovespula maculata)

True Bugs (Hemiptera):

88.  Tibicen tibicen (chloromerus)

Spiders (Araneae):

89. Woodlouse Hunter (Dysdera spp.) *Cannot be sure if it's Dysdera crocata or D. erythrina they were smaller and orange-ish then the others I have seen over the years which might've been erythrina


Nature Rambles said...

Hello Brittanie,
thanks for stopping by and identifying the crane fly.:)

Brittanie said...

You're most welcome! =)

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