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By haighrHere's looking at you!
This grasshopper found a new home in one of my dahlias.
By jmorthKatydid skiing down Mount Daylily slope.
By dschneidsspider storing her dinner for later.
By kwanjinThis Dragonfly was ready for his photo op. He sat still and waited until I was finshed.
By mginflEmpty locust skin
By DebinSCTiny Leaf Hopper, "parked" on a Coneflower but.
By DebinSCSyrphid Fly admiring Japanese Gold Sedum
By link122I was focusing on taking a photo of the flower but just as I clicked the shutter the bee flew into the shot.
By link122I love taking photos of flowers especially if they contain surprises like this.
By CactusJordiLibellula saturata Uhler on Peniocereus greggii
By CactusJordiGreen Garden Spider shedding its exoskeleton.
By PeekaBlueBusy bumble Bee in Montana
By PeekaBlueDewey Grasshopper
By divenanySaw this beautiful Green Bee on one of my Cornflower plants and couldn't resist taking a few pictures of it. I have never seen one since nor had I seen one before.
By chennessyA bee checks out the oh-so-hard to contain Spanish Needle flowers.
By kwanjinI can take you, lady!
By Randi_AThe Dragonfly
By mcash70Skimmer sitting in the sun on a spent bloom.
By mcash70Orb Weaver on a peony bloom
By henryr10Female Common Whitetail Dragonfly
By henryr10Black Saddlebags Dragonfly
By ryan91497I saw this bee just before we left the hotel in Baguio City.
By RosemanStanIt is extremely hard to catch a Dragonfly sitting still for me. One Sunday morning this young dragonfly came flying in and sat oh so proudly upon the foliage of one of my rosebushes. What a grand treat!
By LadyAshleyRBlack and Yellow Garden Spider
Spinnerets - A fleeting moment
By kniphofiaBurnet moth
By brianbrownGreen Lynx Spider with Yellow Jacket
By LadyAshleyRCommon Green Darner
By ElfishoneDelphinia Picta
By bottlegreengobbling down goldenrod
By kniphofiaMating damselflies
By haighr"Don't Matter if it's Black or White"
Interesting insect I photographed at our cabin in western Md.
By Aum_KleemA beautiful baskettail dragonfly (suborder Anisoptera) with its golden metallic sheen, showing the typical identifier holding their wings spread out at rest. An aquatic insect, skims over the water surface looking for food.
By TerriS39November 2010 - Pansies and Ladybug - University of Alabama campus, Tuscaloosa, AL
By TerriS39An afternoon stroll with my new camera. May 2010 - The Ant - Cary, NC
By daylilymaniaThis is little bug on my PLETLEA TRIFOILIATA
By daylilymaniaA little bumble bee taking a "zip" from one of our sunflower
and I belive it evens sleeps there
By gardenpomGolden Dragonfly.
By gardenpomEastern Lubber Grasshoppers mating.
By PerennialRoseGrasshopper on the stem of a Montauk Daisy.
By drthorThis flower is mine ... mine ...
By drthorSwallotail caterpillar on my Dill plant ... yummy yummy ... look at that fat face ...
By dreneehPumpkin spider
By dreneehwolf spider spun a web on my chair one morning
By BeeCharmer13Young praying mantis on canna lily.
By picealuverAeshna palmata, paddle-tailed darner, Hidden Lake, Wenatchee NF, WA
By terwillsCicada shedding exoskeleton on tree outside of my house (Northville, MI).
By terwillsA bee on some pretty flowers in Victoria, BC, Canada
By keanexA female praying mantis I found grooming herself!
By mpwifeybee on a bachelor's button.
By smallwondersRuby Meadowhawk (Sympetrum rubicundulum) stalking prey on a midsummer day.
By clematis100Busy Bee in 'Bowl of Beauty' Peony!
By clematis100Bee checking out 'Princess Victoria Louise' poppy.
By Fleur_2011I had been trying to get a photo of a bee on these flowers near where I live and this was what I ended up with. This is a macro shot taken about 1 foot away with my camera. The bee didn't mind at all.
By pkspencerCicada fresh from shell.
By kactonconeflower and friend
By kactondragonfly with red eyes on my butterfly bush
By nubegardnerA bee getting ready to dive into the mandevilla flower growing in my back yard in South Florida.
By ms_greenjeansGigantic bee on delphinium
By fmlyof5a spider in the prairie
By Audreybumblebee on milkweed
By smallwondersApoid Wasp (Cerceris) feeding on Pink Tickseed (Coreopsis rosea ‘Heaven’s Gate’)
By rosemctierdragonfly on Japanese morning glories
By rosemctierspider and dewdrops
By hollyhockloverThis little fellow took care of my pests naturally, a welcome vistor.
By VA_Wild_RoseI'm gonna soak up the sun....
By VA_Wild_RoseJeepers creepers... where'd you get those peepers!
By HortloveThe annual poppies are always a favorite of bees, and I wanted to capture one within the flower. I snapped a little too early and instead got this picture of a honeybee flying in for a landing!
By mjsponiesThis Bee is so covered in pollen from a Morning Glory Bush he couldn't fly off when I took the picture.
By mjsponiesQuite a contrast of insects waiting their turn on the Watermelon
By palmbobMom and her egg sac
By palmbobpredator among the thorns
By gods_cloverWe saw in this in the middle of the road while going to a friends house ran it to the ditch line then I snapped this photo. The actual size is the same as a woman's palm.
By fmlyof5A newly hatched Praying Mantis looks over the wide world minutes after emerging from its egg case.
By YAMATOAt a local pond...
By posietenderThis preying mantis clung to the fence for 2 days. He hovered over the seedum plant waiting to spring into action, gobbling unsuspecting bees as they landed on the flower head.
By TamandBrave little ant exploring a Hosta blossom
By JamsteriHoverfly and Fothergilla major
By PNWMountainGirlWe surprised this praying mantis.
By jrpjrpSoldier beetle and his shadow on lotus blossom in our garden pond.
By jrpjrpPraying Mantis on canna "Marmalade Skies"
By ViolaAnnHosta 'Janet' flower with at least one visitor and maybe two.
By ecrane3Coming in for a landing
By sunnygA bee visits a waterlily in my little water garden
By yorkieluvThis little fellow was a perfect model. He would wait for up to 15 minutes without moving and wasn"t startled by having his picture taken.
By IRISI know there is one around here somewhere!!
By IRISI wonder if she sees me?
By paulatcThis Japanese Beetle was having his way with this blossom on our butterfly bush.
By paulatcA praying mantis posed for the camera.
By htop"Raindrops are falling on my head ..." - a 4.5 inch long tarantula wasp (Pepsid sp.) with a rain drop on its head and "shoulder" area as well as elsewhere. It is using a leaf as an umbrella during a misty-like rain.
By htopA 4.5 inich long tarantula wasp (Pepsid sp.) on a cleome bloom during a mist-like rain
By adinamitiBee on an aster.
By adinamitiBee on a thistle bloom.
By sunkissedBee eyes
By flfwrsThe bees loved Anna's sunflower
By flfwrsSwallowtail caterpillar on parsley blooms
By wazungiThis bee has filled its pollen baskets and is ready to return to the hive. An efficient bee can fill its baskets is as little as three minutes.
By wazungiThis mantis has taken up full time residence in our Zinnias. She's a bit over three inches long and catches honeybees for her living.
By Jubilada"Pumpkin" Spider ...
By Chantell34Bumble Bee
Joe Pye Weed
By Chantell34Bumble Bee on
By workenstiffPaper Wasps and Nest
By YAMATOA spider...
By posietenderReady to dine on a morning glory leaf.
By boogsGarden spider
By mrsrudyscribbler spider
By boogsRed dragonfly
By dawnieeileenBumble on dahlia
By dawnieeileenbumble on red dahlia
By workenstiffFrog on pole
By mygardensBug on eupatorium perfoliatum
By DaylilySLPOncopeltus fasciatus
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