insect-identification

insect identification

Photo from You: Insect Identification
April 8, 2011 · 1 Comment

Last week we received a photo of a very bizarre looking insect from Melissa who lives in the Seattle area. I had an idea of what it was when I opened the file, but it was a bit of a head scratcher! For the most part, all insects in a particular order share the same distinguishing […]

Photo From You:Insect Identification
May 24, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Photo submitted by Alex Last week we got an interesting photo from a man named Alex in Guanajuato, Mexico. At first glance it looks like a stem with green thorns and some really weird, spiky, alien-looking bugs. The “green thorns” are actually insects that often get dismissed as, well, green thorns! These little guys are called […]

Photo From You: Insect Identification
November 20, 2009 · 2 Comments

This comment and photo were emailed to us on the blog a few days ago. “My friend was out on the Katy prarie the other day and left her window down. Upon her return to the vehicle, she discovered nearly 100 of these little guys swarming inside her Tahoe. Can you please tell me what […]

Photo from You: Insect Identification
May 8, 2009 · 5 Comments

Last week we received an e-mail entitled “Huge Fleas” – as you can imagine, I was quite intrigued! This poor man, by the name of Mike, had these creatures (his picture of one of them, right), resembling giant fleas, falling out of a crack in his ceiling.  He must have been going crazy wondering what they were, […]


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