From the monthly archives: "July 2016"
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Subject: What is that??
Location: Alberta canada
June 30, 2016 11:38 pm
We found the bug in the bathroom and we are leaving in a apartment building having dogs and cats
Signature: English

Pseudoscorpion

Pseudoscorpion

Dear English,
This is a harmless, predatory Pseudoscorpion.

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Subject: What kind of beetle?
Location: Mt. Vernon, Iowa
July 1, 2016 6:24 am
What do these beetles eat?
Signature: Cindy

Reddish Brown Stag Beetle

Reddish Brown Stag Beetle

Dear Cindy,
This is a Reddish Brown Stag Beetle,
Lucanus capreolus, and according to BugGuide, adults feed on:  “tree sap (in captivity will drink diluted maple syrup or sugar water); larvae feed in rotting logs.”

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Subject: Odd looking flying insect
Location: Ontario, Canada
June 30, 2016 7:10 pm
A friend of mine photographed this thing outside of her house today. What exactly is it?
Signature: Mike

Rose Plume Moth

Rose Plume Moth

Dear Mike,
We quickly identified your Plume Moth in the family Pterophoridae as a Rose Plume Moth,
Cnaemidophorus rhododactyla, thanks to this image on BugGuide.  According to BugGuide:  “larvae feed on buds, flowers, and leaves of rose.”

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