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0 0 Indian Heliotrope

Indian Heliotrope

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

This pretty curly thing is actually an invasive pest native to Asia and has ...

1 0 Grape Colaspis

Grape Colaspis

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

Grape Colaspis, a leaf beetle, is the most common of its genus. They are ...

0 0 Spinybacked Orbweaver

Spinybacked Orbweaver

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

A black and white variety of spinybacked orbweaver. This species varies in ...

0 0 Northern Fence Lizard

Northern Fence Lizard

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

A young fence lizard blending into the stripped bark of a log.

2 2 The Laugher

The Laugher

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

A white fuzzy caterpillar with a black painted ivory face.

8 8 Zelia Vertebrata

Zelia Vertebrata

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

A type of bristle fly. Whether or not this is Zelia vertebrata or the ...

2 0 Spotting

Spotting

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

She's definitely a grass spider, she had a sprawling tunnel and everything (she ...

1 1 Brown Stink Bug

Brown Stink Bug

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

Don't be fooled--it may be cute, but it's actually an a prolific crop pest that ...

0 0 Arboreal Orbweaver

Arboreal Orbweaver

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

A female orb weaver tucked into a leaf near her web.

4 0 Pearl Crescent

Pearl Crescent

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

A Pearl Crescent butterfly in mid September. This species have several ...

2 3 Arboreal Orbweaver

Arboreal Orbweaver

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

She was fuzzy and looked super healthy!

0 0 Blue-Faced Meadowhawk

Blue-Faced Meadowhawk

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

A brightly colored male meadowhawk. These fly through summer and fall and can ...

1 0 Robber Fly

Robber Fly

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

A big robber fly found stuck in the surface of the water. I gently pulled it ...

3 0 Jagged Ambush Bug

Jagged Ambush Bug

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

A creamy white striped ambush bug trying to hide in a bright yellow goldenrod. ...

1 0 Spotting

Spotting

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

Could this be Pink Fuzzybean (Strophostyles umbellata?) Perhaps the Trailing ...

1 0 Peppervine

Peppervine

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

Peppervine (also known as Buckvine or Cow Itch) is a perennial climbing shrub ...

0 0 Halberdleaf Rosemallow

Halberdleaf Rosemallow

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

Also called Halberdleaf Hibiscus, Scarlet Rose Mallow, Halberd-leaved Hibiscus, ...

1 0 Tawny Emperor

Tawny Emperor

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

A Tawny Emperor found in the water at the edge of the Arkansas River. I usually ...

0 0 Fall Webworms

Fall Webworms

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

It's that time of year! We went to this

1 0 Banded Sphinx Moth Caterpillar (Pink Form)

Banded Sphinx Moth Caterpillar (Pink Form)

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

This little beauty is the fourth instar of the Banded Sphinx Moth in its ...

2 0 Russet-tipped Clubtail

Russet-tipped Clubtail

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

A clubtail with a blue face, striped blue thorax, and a red abdomen that is ...

3 1 Picture-Winged Fly

Picture-Winged Fly

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

I didn't know they existed until a week or two ago, and now I've started ...

3 0 Spotting

Spotting

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

This little one looked maybe four or five inches long and looked like they had ...

1 0 Jagged Ambush Bug

Jagged Ambush Bug

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

My second ambush bug find, and again, they didn't choose a good flower as far ...

4 3 Eastern Prickly-Pear

Eastern Prickly-Pear

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

Honestly, I thought these had to have gotten loose from somebody's garden, but ...

4 0 Cow Killers (Mating, with Nest)

Cow Killers (Mating, with Nest)

by Matthew HammondArkansas, USA

Cow Killers, also called Velvet Ants, are actually a species of wingless wasps. ...

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