First Luna Moth of 2009

Luna Moth Spotted Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 9:14 AM I’ve already determined what it is but I got a great shot of it I wanted to share with your readers. I do have it in much higher res if you want. I spotted it on the wall when coming into my shop the other … Read more

Darkling Beetle from Argentina

Tenebrionidae from Argentina Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 4:24 AM HI! I´m sending a couple of pictures from Scotobius milliaris, Family Tenebrionidae. I´ve taken them in San Antonio Oeste, Río Negro, Patagonia. This is a common species living in central Argentina, but expandig its distribution to cities in Patagonia, where you can find it only … Read more

Glowworm Larva or Railroad Worm

Black with orange spot… not a centipede Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 6:11 PM Hi I found this interesting specimen in George Washington national park located in Staunton Virginia. I have never seen anything like it and have been camping there for about ten years. I was hoping you would be able to ID it … Read more


Small Bug with 2 long arms like lobster pinchers Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 5:07 AM I found this bug twice in our bathroom and this morning in our kitchen. I was reading the paper and it might have crawled off my t shirt. Unable to identify it. Doug Flushing, MI Dear Doug, This is … Read more

Longicorn from Uruguay

Longhorn Beetle? Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 5:59 AM I came upon this sunbathing beetle on March 2 while walking along the beach just west of Colonia, Uruguay. The beach was along the River Plate, just across from Buenos Aires, Argentina. I was wondering if it was indigenous or perhaps had washed ashore from a … Read more

Hermit Flower Beetle

Rain Beetle Photo? Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 10:41 AM My son and I came across this large beetle on a tree in our yard. We live in Southwest Minnesota. I tried to send it to you last fall when we found it but received no reply. I believe it is a rain beetle. Vonda … Read more