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November 2017

Durham, NC  11/17/17

Probably a Ruby-crowned Kinglet Same Ruby-crowned Kinglet Same Ruby-crowned Kinglet, hiding behind wild grapes Same Ruby-crowned Kinglet, peeking at me Maybe an Arabesque Orb Weaver


Female Red-winged Blackbird Song Sparrow at the pond Song Sparrow at the marsh Same Song Sparrow Same Song Sparrow


Tiny parasitoid wasp Female Northern Cardinal Flea beetle Same flea beetle  

Durham, NC  11/13/17

Asian Multi-colored Ladybug Beetle Asian Multi-colored Beetle larva Tiny beetle, Crepidodera genus, in Galerucinae.  ID thanks to Margarethe Brummermann, confirmed by Blaine Mathison. Flower fly  


Ichneumon wasp Jumping plant louse (Psyllidae family), maybe Jumping spider Jumping spider (Hentzia palmarum?) Another jumping spider (Hentzia palmarum)


Jumping spider (Hentzia palmarum) Another jumping spider Same jumping spider Another jumping spider Fly larva, maybe


Larva (Syrphidae family?) Leafhopper and Asian Multi-colored Ladybug Beetle larva Asian Multi-colored Ladybug Beetle larva investigating a Japanese Maple Leafhopper Leafhopper (Graphocephala versuta)  


Japanese Maple Leafhopper (Japanus hyalinus).  ID thanks to Randy Emmitt. Another (tiny) leafhopper Marbled Orb Weaver Same Marbled Orb Weaver Tiny orb weaver


Spider Running crab spider? Stink bug Tiny wasp Fly pupa (maybe Syrphidae family)


Aphid with shadow Another aphid      

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, Wake County, NC  11/10/17

Dark-eyed Junco Another Dark-eyed Junco      

Raulston Arboretum, Raleigh, Wake County, NC  11/10/17

American Lady Crocus Flower flies Flower fly Monarch


Monarch Moth Painted Lady Another Painted Lady Same Painted Lady


Painted Lady Red passionflower Another red passionflower Passionvines with red flowers  


Pink Muhly Grass Flower      

Durham, NC  11/3/17

Antmimic jumping spider Asian Multi-colored Ladybug Beetle larva Assassin bug (Zelus genus) Tiny beetle Handsome Meadow Katydid


Jumping spider (Attidops youngi, female) Larger jumping spider Tiny jumping spider Asian Multi-colored Ladybug Beetle Tiny beetle


Tiny beetle Ash Seed Weevil (genus Lignyodes)      

North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, NC 11/2/17

Yellow-rumped Warbler Same Yellow-rumped Warbler Carolina Anole Another Carolina Anole Same Carolina Anole


Asphodel family flowers Clouded Skipper Flower fly Flower fly Flower fly


Young American Robin Clouded Skipper Wasp iMow robot  


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