Red Admiral puddling

Subject: Red admiral proboscis Location: Troy, VA June 24, 2016 10:25 am I know that the red admiral is not a rare butterfly, but I thought I would submit this picture because you can see his proboscis fairly clearly and really, his antennae are lovely. Signature: Grace Pedalino Dear Grace, Rarity is not a criterion … Read more

Western Sculptured PIne Borer

Subject: Black and gray beetle on Mount Graham Location: Mount Graham, Pinaleño Mountains, Graham County, Arizona, USA April 9, 2014 11:54 am Hi there! I took a picture of this handsome fellow in mid-October at the Lower Twilight Campgrounds on Mount Graham in the Pinaleño Mountains in southeastern Arizona. He was about an inch and … Read more

Puddling Lycaean Blues

Subject: Butterflies Location: Eastern Tennessee April 3, 2014 11:39 am HI, These beauties were in abundance on April 2nd in the Martha Sundquist State Forest, and I would love to know what they are. Thank you for your time, Signature: R.G. Marion Dear R.G. Marion, The best we can do at this moment is to … Read more

Red Admiral

butterfly or moth Location: Benton, AR August 23, 2011 7:03 pm I say butterfly and son says moth. Searched through pics til I wore myself out last night. Interesting little critter who did a marvelous job of posing. How bout settling the question and tell us more about this specimen. Thanks, Ron Dupree Signature: I … Read more