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July 2013

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  7/29/13

Northern Cricket Frog Red-spotted Purple Same Red-spotted Purple Marsh fly  

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  7/28/13

Flatid planthopper        

Raulston Arboretum, Raleigh, Wake County, NC  7/26/13

American Snout Bee on flower White form Orange Sulphur Black form Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.  Water lilies

Prairie Ridge Ecostation, Raleigh, Wake County, NC  7/26/13

Carpenter bee and a leafcutter bee (Megachile sculpturalis) on Common Milkweed flowers Pearl Crescebt Mushrooms Pipevine Swallowtail Another Pipevine Swallowtail

Male Pipevine Butterfly Treehopper (Acutalis tartarea) Sharpshooter (Oncomeopia orbona) Variegated Fritillary on a Purple Coneflower Variegated Fritillary

Female Fiery Skipper Theridion murarium      

Durham, NC  7/25/13

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail on Lantana Marsh fly      

Durham, NC  7/24/13

Jumping spider (probably Phidippus putnami)        

Durham, NC  7/23/13

Pirate spider (Mimetus puritanus). ID thanks to Laura P.        

Durham, NC  7/22/13

Robber fly        

Durham, NC  7/21/13

Jumping spider        

Boone, Watauga County, NC  7/19/13

Green June Beetle Flower spider (Misumenoides formosipes) Crown Vetch Pale Jewelweed/ Touch Me Not Damaged leaves on a birch tree

Silver-spotted Skipper Geormetrid moth Japanese Beetle Planthopper Wasp and fly  

Moses Cone Memorial Park, Watauga County, NC  7/18/13

Orchard Spider Red Milkweed Beetle (Tetraopes tetraphthalmus) Tarnished Plant Bug on Queen Anne's Lace Bee on aster Fly

Female Wood Duck Female Wood Duck Young Wood Ducks Young Wood Duck  

Female Wood Duck with duckling Mushroom Orchard Spider with prey Moses Cone house  

Fire Pink Island A log    

Boone, Watauga County, NC  7/17/13

Green June Beetle Locust Leafminer Beetle Red Bergamot Rhopalid bug (Niesthrea genus) Scarab beetle (Anomala orientalis)

Ant (Formica subsericea according to Alex Wild) tending a treehopper (Entylia carinata) White-lined Burrowing Bug Tiny beetle Aphids Climbing Nightshade (Solanum dulcamara)

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  7/14/13

Derbid planthopper (Mysidia mississippiensis) Orb weaver (Metepeira labyrinthea) Eastern Gamagrass (Tripsacum dactyloides) Bee, Eucinerae subfamily  

Durham, NC  7/12/13

Jumping spider (female Phidippus clarus)        

Durham, NC  7/7/13

Hackberry Emperor Male Great Blue Skimmer     

Durham, NC  7/6/13

Question Mark (ventral wing view) Same Question Mark (dorsal view) Teneral Blue Dasher Turtle Sac spider (Clubionidae family)  

Slaty Skimmer Leaffooted Bug Jumping spider (Hentzia genus) Jumping spider (Tutelina elegans) American Lady  

Durham, NC  7/4/13

Orb weaver (Araneus alboventris) Two-lined Froghopper Arabesque Orb Weaver (Neoscona arabesca)    

Durham, NC  7/1/13

Tree Stink Bug nymph American Lady on a Purple Coneflower      

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