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Robber Fly

Robber Fly (Efferia rapax), Madera Canyon, Arizona

Click Beetle, Tapanti National Park, Costa Rica

Click Beetle, Tapanti National Park, Costa Rica

Unicorn Mantis, Resaca De La Palma State Park, Texas

Unicorn Mantis, Resaca De La Palma State Park, Texas

Beyer's Scarab Beatle, Madera Canyon, Arizona

Beyer's Scarab Beatle, Madera Canyon, Arizona

Yellow-bellied Bee Assassin, Pena Blanca Lake, Arizona

Yellow-bellied Bee Assassin, Pena Blanca Lake, Arizona

Glorious Scarab Beatle, Madera Canyon, Arizona

Glorious Scarab Beatle, Madera Canyon, Arizona

Leather-colored Bird Grasshopper, Resaca De La Palma State Park, Texas

Leather-colored Bird Grasshopper, Resaca De La Palma State Park, Texas

Robber Fly with fly, Estero Llano Grande State Park, Texas

Robber Fly (Heteropogon patruelis) with fly, Estero Llano Grande State Park, Texas

Stick Mantis, Resaca De La Palma State Park, Texas

Stick Mantis, Resaca De La Palma State Park, Texas

(Laphria lata)

Robber Fly (Laphria lata) Red Slough WMA, Oklahoma

Sweat Bee, Carr Canyon, Arizona

Sweat Bee, Carr Canyon, Arizona

Acorn Weevil

Acorn Weevil, Madera Canyon, Arizona

Horse Fly (Tabanus laticornis), White Mountains, Arizona

Horse Fly (Tabanus laticornis), White Mountains, Arizona

Greater Angle-wing Katydid, Pena Blanca Lake, Arizona

Greater Angle-wing Katydid, Pena Blanca Lake, Arizona

Black-backed Paper Wasp (Polistes comanchus), Madera Canyon, Arizona

Black-backed Paper Wasp (Polistes comanchus), Madera Canyon, Arizona

Pacific Tiger Beetle

Pacific Tiger Beetle (Cicindela oregona), Tonto National Forest, Arizona

Giant Mesquite Bug female, Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona

Giant Mesquite Bug female, Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona

Harlequin Bug (Murgantia histrionica), Madera Canyon, Arizona

Harlequin Bug (Murgantia histrionic), Madera Canyon, Arizona

Giant Water Bug male with eggs, Tonto National Forest, Arizona

Giant Water Bug male with eggs, Tonto National Forest, Arizona

Click Beetle (Alaus oculatus), McCurtain Co., Oklahoma

Click Beetle (Alaus oculatus), McCurtain Co., Oklahoma

Longhorn Beetle (Lophalia cyanicollis), Hidalgo County, Texas

Longhorn Beetle (Lophalia cyanicollis), Hidalgo County, Texas

Green Hover Fly (Ornidia obesa), Resaca De La Palma State Park, Texas

Green Hover Fly (Ornidia obesa), Resaca De La Palma State Park, Texas

Mesquite Borer (Placosternus difficilis) Hidalgo Co., TX

Mesquite Borer (Placosternus difficilis), Hidalgo Co., TX

Spot-sided Coreid (a Leaf-footed Bug, Hypselonotus punctiventris), Bentsen State Park, Texas

Spot-sided Coreid (a Leaf-footed Bug, Hypselonotus punctiventris), Bentsen State Park, Texas

Spoon-tailed Short-winged Katydid (Dichopetala catinata), Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, Texas

Common Paper Wasp (Polistes exclamans) Texas

Common Paper Wasp (Polistes exclamans), Resaca de la Palma State Park, Texas

Say's Leafcutter Bee (Megachile inimica), Resaca de la Palma,Texas

Say's Leafcutter Bee (Megachile inimica), Resaca de la Palma State Park, Texas

Digger Wasp (Sphex lucae) female, sealing nest burrow, Resaca De La Palma State Park, Texas

Digger Wasp (Sphex lucae) female, sealing nest burrow, Resaca De La Palma State Park, Texas

Handsome Locust (Syrbula admirabilis) female, Hidalgo Co., Texas

Handsome Locust (Syrbula admirabilis) female, Hidalgo Co., Texas

Eastern Lubber Grasshopper (Regalea microptera), Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, Florida

Eastern Lubber Grasshopper (Regalea microptera), Fakahatchee Strand Preserve, Florida

Green Orchid Bee (Euglossa dilemma) at Pickerelweed, Corkscrew Swamp, Florida

Green Orchid Bee (Euglossa dilemma) at Pickerelweed, Corkscrew Swamp, Florida

 

Bronzed Tiger Beetls

Bronzed Tiger Beetle (Cicindela repanda), Ridges Sanctuary, Wisconsin

Metallic Woodborer

Metallic Woodborer (Chalcophora virginiensis), Blackwater River State Forest, Florida

Brown Winter Grasshopper

Brown Winter Grasshopper (Amblytropidia mysteca), Perdido River, Alabama

Two-spotted Bumble Bee

Two-spotted Bumble Bee (Bombus bimaculatus), Perdiddo River, Florida

Common Green Bottle Fly

Common Green Bottle Fly (Lucilia sericata), Papago Park, Arizona

Flesh Fly (Sarcophaga Sp.), Spur Cross Ranch, Arizona

Flesh Fly (Sarcophaga Sp.), Spur Cross Ranch, Arizona

Tarantula Hawk with prey (Pepsis chrysothemis), Queen Creek, Arizona

Tarantula Hawk with prey (Pepsis chrysothemis), Queen Creek, Arizona

Golden Paper Wasp (Polistes flavus), Whitlow Dam, Arizona

Golden Paper Wasp (Polistes flavus), Whitlow Dam, Arizona

Salt Flat Wasp (Ammophila aberti) female, Queen Valley, Arizona

Salt Flat Wasp (Ammophila aberti) female, Queen Valley, Arizona

Pallid-winged Grasshopper (Trimerotropis pallidipennis), Tonto National Forest, Arizona

Pallid-winged Grasshopper (Trimerotropis pallidipennis), Tonto National Forest, Arizona

Common Thread-waisted Wasp, (Ammophila procera), Chatooga River, Georgia

Common Thread-waisted Wasp, (Ammophila procera), Chatooga River, Georgia

Flat-faced Long-horned Beetle (Acanthoderes quadrigibba), Stephen's Creek, North Carolina

Flat-faced Long-horned Beetle (Acanthoderes quadrigibba), Stephen's Creek, North Carolina

Red Paper Wasp (Polistes carolinus), Uwharrie River, North Carolina

Red Paper Wasp (Polistes carolinus), Uwharrie River, North Carolina

Bee Fly (Villa lateralis) female, Stephen's Creek, North Carolina

Bee Fly (Villa lateralis) female, Stephen's Creek, North Carolina

Marsh Meadow Grasshopper

Marsh Meadow Grasshopper (Chorithippus curtipennis) nymph, Forest Beach Migratory Preserve, Wisconsin

Six-spotted Tiger Beetle

Six-spotted Tiger Beetle (Cicindela sexguttata), Haw River, North Carolina

Leaf-footed Bug (Acanthocephela terminalis), Uwharrie River, North Carolina.

Leaf-footed Bug (Acanthocephela terminalis), Uwharrie River, North Carolina

Green-striped Grasshopper (Chortophaga viridifasciata) female, Uwharrie River, North Carolina

Green-striped Grasshopper (Chortophaga viridifasciata) female, Uwharrie River, North Carolina

Milkweed Leaf Beetle (Labidomera clivicollis), Stephen's Creek, North Carolina

Milkweed Leaf Beetle (Labidomera clivicolli), Stephen's Creek, North Carolina

 

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber (Sceliphron caementarium) James River, Virginia

 

Backroad Tiger Beetle

Backroad Tiger Beetle (Cicindela punctulata), Sussex Co., Virginia

Orange-banded Clerid

Orange-banded Clerid (Enoclerus ichneumoneus), Tucker Park, Virginia

Dogbane Beetle

Dogbane Beetle (Chrysochus auratus), James River, Virginia

Margined Leatherwing

Margined Leatherwing (Chauliognathus marginatus), Tucker Park, Virginia

Robber Fly

Robber Fly (Asilus sericeus) with moth, Bullpasture River, Virginia

Robber Fly

Robber Fly (Laphria flavicollis), Highland Co., Virginia

Robber Fly

Robber Fly (Laphria sericea), Amherst Co., Virginia

Phantom Crane Fly

Phantom Crane Fly (Bittacomorpha clavipes), Augusta Co., Virginia

Two-striped Grasshopper

Two-striped Grasshopper (Melonoplus bivittatus) nymph, Appomattox Co., Virginia

Wheel Bug

Wheel Bug (Arilus cristatus) nymph, Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia

Plant Bug

Plant Bug (Oncerometopus nigriclavus), Tonto National Forest, Arizona

Golden Northern Bumblebee

Golden Northern Bumblebee (Bombus fervidus), Boyce Thompson State Park, Arizona

Red-footed Cannibalfly

Red-footed Cannibalfly (Promachus rufipes), Boyce Thompson State Park, Arizona

Digger Bee

Digger Bee (Centris caesalpiniae), Boyce Thompson State Park, Arizona

Robber Fly (Laphria grossa), The Ridges Sanctuary, Wisconsin

Robber Fly (Laphria grossa), The Ridges Sanctuary, Wisconsin

Northern Paper Wasp

Northern Paper Wasp (Polistes fuscatus), Ridges Sanctuary, Wisconsin

Sinuous Bee Fly

Sinuous Bee Fly (Hemipenthes siunuos), Ridges Sanctuary, Wisconsin

 

Flower Fly

Flower Fly (Syrphus ribesii), Ridges Sanctuary, Wisconsin

Treetop Bush Katydid (Scudderia fasciata) nymph, Ridges Sanctuary, Wisconsin

Treetop Bush Katydid (Scudderia fasciata) nymph, Ridges Sanctuary, Wisconsin

Robber Fly (Proctacanthus nigriventris), Boyce Thompson State Park, Arizona

Robber Fly (Proctacanthus nigriventris), Boyce Thompson State Park, Arizona

Robber Fly (Eccritosia zamon), Travis County, Texas

Robber Fly (Eccritosia zamon), Travis County, Texas

Robber Fly (Hadrokolos texanus), Travis County, Texas

Robber Fly (Hadrokolos texanus), Travis County, Texas

Beelzebub Bee-eater (Mallophora leschenaulti), Travis County, Texas

Beelzebub Bee-eater (Mallophora leschenaulti), Travis County, Texas

Citrus Cicada

Citrus Cicada (Diceroprocta apache) female, Papago Park, Arizona

Desert Robber Fly (Efferia tricella) male, Papago Park, Arizona

Desert Robber Fly (Efferia tricella) male, Papago Park, Arizona

Hanging Thief (Diogmites angustipennis) with bee, Travis County, Texas

Hanging Thief (Diogmites angustipennis) with bee, Travis County, Texas

Robber Fly (Promachus atrox) male cannabalism, Gentry Creek, Arizona

Robber Fly (Promachus atrox) male cannabalism, Gentry Creek, Arizona

Redcoat Seed Bug (Melanopleurus belfragei), Q Ranch, Arizona

Seed Bug (Melanopleurus belfragei), Q Ranch, Arizona

Robber Fly (Promachus sackeni), Gentry Creek, Arizona

Robber Fly (Promachus sackeni), Gentry Creek, Arizona

Northern Walking Stick

Northern Walking Stick (Diapheromera femorata), Bookfield Woods, Illinois

Horse Fly

Horse Fly (Tabanus trimaculatus), Sycamore Canyon, Arizona

Humphrey's Grasshopper

Humphrey's Grasshopper (Barytettix humphreysii), Sycamore Canyon, Arizona