Imperial Sunstreak from Ecuador and Identification Assistance Request

Need ID for Neo tropical Conservation Project Sat, May 30, 2009 at 6:13 PM I won t post any photos here as there are too many but all of them are visible on flickr at: If anybody can help in narowing some of the identifications, it would be greatly appreciated. The place is also … Read more

Water Midge

Flying insect surrounds my house & car Sun, May 31, 2009 at 7:02 AM This little bug showed up what seemed to be over night. I first noticed it Friday morning all over my screen door. When I went out they seemed to be swarming like gnats. Then when I got to my car they … Read more

Six Spotted Tiger Beetles Mating

Green metallic beetle (?) love Sat, May 30, 2009 at 4:40 PM Hi Bugman, we found this handsome green couple on a sunny rock at Great Falls Park in MD (they were so preoccupied that they failed to even notice the garter snake we were watching mere inches away). I’m wondering if they’re borers of … Read more

Eyed Elater

Black and white??? Sat, May 30, 2009 at 5:37 PM I found this bug on me the other day when I was down in the woods…I live in Pennsylvania so it didnt surprise me to find a bug on me but when I took a closer look I realized I had NEVE%R seen this bug … Read more


possible basket-tail dragonfly?? Sat, May 30, 2009 at 7:29 PM This bug has been hanging out on my friend’s screen door for two days now, it moves around the screen so we know it’s not dead but it hasn’t flown away either. It’s kind of cute but in a creepy way 🙂 My friend searched … Read more