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Backyard bugs and unknown visitors of the Northeastern United States

Backyard bugs and unknown visitors of the Northeastern United States

What have you spotted? Is there anything that you can help identify? The world is a fascinating place. :) even the creepy crawlers. The question that I'd like to answer in some aspect would be, with all the climate changes, is there a change in where the smallest creatures are taking up residence? Sign in to join mission

Backyard bugs and unknown visitors of the Northeastern United States
Created by

SusanRay

Website 140 participants 555 spottings

The surprise visitors that we stumble across while either minding our own business, or exploring our environment can often capture our attention. Sometimes, they wander into our homes, or plop down next to us, whatever way they traveled... they are now finding themselves in front of a camera. Its great is we know what it is we just snapped a picture of, but whats also great, is maybe someone can help us figure out what it is? Northeastern US only.

Backyard bugs and unknown visitors of the Northeastern United States

Lat: 41.47 Long: -75.60

Recent Spottings

Grapevine Looper Moth Doren B 2 0 Grapevine Looper Moth
Virginian Tiger Moth Doren B 1 0 Virginian Tiger Moth
Black-bordered Lemon Moth Doren B 2 0 Black-bordered Lemon Moth
Goldcap Moss-eater DianePlatcoBrooks 4 0 Goldcap Moss-eater
Unknown spotting George Themelis 3 1 Unknown spotting
Western conifer seed bug IcePylon 3 0 Western conifer seed bug
Great Black Wasp Lauren H. 1 1 Great Black Wasp
Dobsonfly Jessica and Lily Mueller 1 0 Dobsonfly
Praying Mantis Lauren H. 1 0 Praying Mantis
Unknown spotting Lainey 1 1 Unknown spotting
Ailanthus Webworm Moth Lauren H. 1 0 Ailanthus Webworm Moth
Golden Tortoise Beetle Lainey 2 1 Golden Tortoise Beetle
Assassin Bug Lainey 4 2 Assassin Bug
Tan Jumping Spider Lainey 4 1 Tan Jumping Spider
Unknown spotting mrskbelleville 1 1 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting mrskbelleville 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting mrskbelleville 1 1 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting mrskbelleville 1 2 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting SisirBanga 2 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting SisirBanga 1 0 Unknown spotting
Mealybug SisirBanga 1 4 Mealybug
Unknown spotting SisirBanga 2 0 Unknown spotting
Banded garden snail or grove snail George Themelis 6 0 Banded garden snail or grove snail
HOUSE CENTIPEDE SisirBanga 1 1 HOUSE CENTIPEDE
Unknown spotting Lauren H. 2 0 Unknown spotting
American Dagger Moth Lauren H. 1 0 American Dagger Moth
Ornate Snipe Fly Christine Y. 1 0 Ornate Snipe Fly
Unknown spotting SisirBanga 1 0 Unknown spotting
Black Onion Fly Lauren H. 1 1 Black Onion Fly
Leaf-footed Bug Nymph Lainey 1 1 Leaf-footed Bug Nymph
Silvery Checkerspot Doren B 4 2 Silvery Checkerspot
Leafhopper nymph gshiff23 0 0 Leafhopper nymph
Orangestriped Oakworm Caterpillar Christine Y. 2 0 Orangestriped Oakworm Caterpillar
Red Cotton Bug SisirBanga 2 1 Red Cotton Bug
Luna Moth e.drinnon 1 0 Luna Moth
Unknown spotting SisirBanga 2 0 Unknown spotting
Tobacco Hornworm (Carolina Sphinx) Kristi Persing 1 0 Tobacco Hornworm (Carolina Sphinx)
Sycamore Tussock Moth Caterpillar Kristi Persing 1 0 Sycamore Tussock Moth Caterpillar
Dog-day cicada conorshelby1710 1 1 Dog-day cicada
Gray/Cope's Gray Tree Frog gshiff23 0 0 Gray/Cope's Gray Tree Frog
Unknown spotting mrskbelleville 2 2 Unknown spotting
Green lacewing larva Lauren H. 1 2 Green lacewing larva
GLOW WORM SisirBanga 10 9 GLOW WORM
Unknown spotting MarcSefrino 0 0 Unknown spotting
Robber Fly Lauren H. 0 0 Robber Fly
Unknown spotting Lauren H. 1 1 Unknown spotting
Yellow Paper wasp SisirBanga 6 3 Yellow Paper wasp
Agreeable Tiger Moth Kristi Persing 2 0 Agreeable Tiger Moth
Leopard Slug Raeven 3 0 Leopard Slug
Unknown spotting mrskbelleville 1 0 Unknown spotting

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