Southeastern Five Lined Skink

Subject: 5-lined Skink Location: Tampa, Florida May 21, 2016 9:01 pm I saw this interesting little guy in my backyard In August a few years back. I used google and came up with an identity of: Eumeces inexpectatus, the Southeastern five-lined skink. I hope that’s right. It didn’t mind me holding it at all, but … Read more

Ironclad Beetle from Mexico

Subject: unknown Beetle in Mexico Location: Lake Chapala, Mexico May 21, 2016 9:43 pm This past year I moved from Albuquerque NM to the area just south of Guadalajara, Mexico so everything here is new to me. Right now the Mexican “Rain-Birds,” a Mexican version of the cicada are singing loudly in search of mates. … Read more

Male March Fly

Subject: Tiny Robber Fly? Location: Andover, NJ May 21, 2016 2:17 pm I found several of these small (1/3 to 1/2 inch) flies which look like some sort of robber fly. I’ve just never seen a robber fly this small, so wondering if it is something else entirely. I’m in the far northern corner of … Read more

Immature Leaf Footed Bugs

Subject: Orange and Red Insects, over a larger insect. Beetles possibly? Location: Anahuac, Texas May 21, 2016 8:00 pm First of all, I discovered your site many years ago and I love it! Secondly, my sister sent me this photo and I referred her to and she told me to do it because there … Read more

Ground Spider from Canada

Subject: love bug Location: Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada May 18, 2016 11:44 am Hello 😀 This punk jumped on my face in the night, a couple weeks back.. I tried to catch him, but he escaped. Today however, I caught him going about his business speedily, high up on the wall. Having a hard time … Read more