Regal Jumping Spider in Tent

What’s she doing in there? Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 7:47 AM I happened accross this little spider hiding this morning. I am in north central Florida (Branford) and we had our first freeze overnight. I was taking some photos this morning and found what looked like a cocoon but there was a spider hanging … Read more

Bicolored Multicolored Asian Ladybird

bi-colored Multicoloerd Asian Lady Beetle Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 10:22 AM Before you redesigned your site there was an image from somebody in Florida of a two-tone Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle. By two-toned i mean one side being red and the other was orange. I was not able to relocate that image since your … Read more

probably Blinded Sphinx Caterpillar

Is this a Sphynx Moth Caterpiller?? Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 3:55 PM Hello Mr Bugman; First I Love your site, I cannot tell you how many “Bugs” you have helped me identify in my digital adventures. My husband laughs everytime I show him the new picture of an insect and run in to look … Read more

Bot Fly

Big, fat fly Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 6:56 PM October….about a month after Hurricane Ike. North Houston. We live in a densely wooded area. This big boy flew in my front door. At first I thought it was one of those large hornets b/c the buzz of his wings was so loud. He flew … Read more

We're On Holiday

We will be in Kansas City from Thursday, October 30 until Sunday, November 2, 2008. Our students are finalists in the American Collegiate Press/College Newspaper Advisors 2008 Newspaper Pacemaker Award for a two year college paper. We hope the Los Angeles City College Collegian staff comes home with a trophy.