Monthly Archives: April 2013

Fairyfly

Today I happened to see this article just as I was getting ready to try to photograph a “fairyfly” (Mymaridae) that had emerged from a Bidens alba (romerillo or common beggarticks) leaf I’d collected a few weeks ago.  Lacking a scanning electron … Continue reading

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Egg on a Leaf-footed Bug

On March 17, the night before embarking on the southeastern road trip from which my car has yet to return, I noticed a tachinid fly egg on the head of a Western Conifer Seed Bug (Coreidae: Leptoglossus occidentalis) in my bathroom. … Continue reading

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Leaf-footed Bug Egg

One day in south central Florida, Julia and I were walking along a trail through a hardwood hammock when I spotted a beautiful leaf-footed bug (Coreidae) egg.  While I was admiring it, I heard a loud buzz overhead, and I looked … Continue reading

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Spider Parasitoid

I have much too much going on right now to be writing blog posts, but I’m waiting for an oil change at the moment, so let’s see what I can do… On the first night of our road trip we … Continue reading

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Adventures in Alabama

(This post turned out to be a bit more long and rambling than I intended.  I won’t be offended if you just skip through and look at the pretty pictures.) It was all going so well until we pulled into … Continue reading

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Monthly Mystery #5: Foamy Wisps on Twigs

Greetings from the Everglades!  At least, that’s where I am right now if everything has gone according to plan.  I’m actually writing this in early March and scheduling it to be posted on April 1.  This month’s mystery is something … Continue reading

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