Pumpkin Spider

Subject: Spider in Georgia Location: Powder Springs Ga. November 27, 2014 11:26 am Hello, Thank you in advance, for any assistance you may provide in identifying the spider in the photo. Spider was spotted outside on a deck, November 24th or 25th. Weather was mild, approx. 50 – 60 degrees. Thanks again.. Sincerely Jim J … Read more

Bug of the Month December 2014: Snowy Tree Cricket, AKA Thermometer Cricket

Subject: What is this bug?? Location: San Angelo, Texas November 28, 2014 11:54 pm I live in West Texas, and this little guy was making a HORRIFICALLY loud continuous chirping sound for hours until we found him. Can you identify it for us? Signature: Delilah Dear Delilah, Though you letter is not clear about the … Read more

Metallic Green Sweat Bee

Subject: Green Orchid Bee Location: 76016 Arlington, TX November 29, 2014 2:50 pm This was taken today in Arlington, TX. We’ve seen several of these today humming around the garden. Temps are unseasonably warm, but will cool down tomorrow. Signature: Lisa Parisot Dear Lisa, To the best of our knowledge, the Green Orchid Bee is … Read more