Orbweaver from Iguazu Falls

Subject: Spider name Location: Iguazu falls national park, Argentina/Brazil January 31, 2013 8:53 am I was on holidays in the beautiful Iguazu falls this summer. I saw a lot of these spiders and butterflies. However, after some research on the internet, I have been unable to find the exact scientific name. Could you please help … Read more

Possibly Oleander Moth Cocoon

Subject: Fuzzy cocoon? … fuzzy thing attatched to column in ft Myers beach fl Location: ft Myers beach Florida January 30, 2013 9:49 pm Dear Bugman, …. I also would like it if you could identify this cocoon, there were tons all over colums where I am staying, through the ”fur” I could see some … Read more

Tortoise Beetle from Australia

Subject: Pretty Beetle Location: Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia January 27, 2013 7:35 am I found this very pretty looking beetle on a tree after a hike, my initial thinking is that it may be a form of ladybird or leaf beetle due to it’s shape, but I can’t seem to locate it or anything really … Read more