Tag Archives: Tenebrionidae

Dune-burrowing Moths

In late July of 2008, Noah and I were on our way to Zion National Park in Utah when we spotted a sign for Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, which we had never heard of. It sounded like a good … Continue reading

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Forked Fungus Beetles

I’ve always been a big fan of artist’s fungus (Ganoderma applanatum), also known as artist’s bracket or artist’s conk.  This shelf fungus is so named because if you scratch the white lower surface, dark marks are produced, and these are … Continue reading

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A Close Call?

This evening I went for a short walk to collect some mosquitoes to feed the spiderlings I’m trying to raise.  On the way back I found these two insects standing perfectly still at the edge of a leaf: The wasp … Continue reading

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