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By puttytat
The female had been parked on daylily China Bride for several days before her beau found her. I haven't yet found where she hid her egg case!


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By oxdriftgardener
Dock spider in my greenhouse


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By puttytat
A sleepy bumblebee at dawn.


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By jeffb_wa
Busy bumble buzzing a blushing Rhododendron


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By cek620
Blue Wasp/Hornet


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By cek620
Wasp wanting hummingbird sugar water


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By jeffb_wa
Crab Spider: How's my camouflage, guys?


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By AlissaR
Personally photographed by me September 2020. Bee-U-tiful.


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By Appleford
Honey bee on chives


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By Cville_Gardener


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By DarlaB
Garden visitor! strike a pose, this dragonfly was ready for action!


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By DarlaB
Picture perfect, stunning Queen butterfly, garden visitor!


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By Audrey
bumblebee sheltering from rain in dahlia


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By Sheryleverett


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By cpark
Red milkweed beetle (Tetraopes tetrophthalmus). I never expected to describe any beetle as "adorable," but I am completely smitten by the red milkweed beetle!


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By cpark
Damselfly perched on a Hosta bud. One of the oldest insects on Earth, damselflies during the dinosaur era were sometimes as big as hawks. They are found on every continent except Antarctica, and are beneficial as well as beautiful in the garden.


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By danmo
Dragonfly


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By mygardens
Praying mantis on a car


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By Sheryleverett


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By tdesoto
Dragonfly at rest


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By tdesoto
Praying Mantis


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By Jurdana
Carpenter bee gathering pollen from a coneflower.


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By Jurdana
Katydid and dahlia.


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By HelloMissMary
The shimmering wings of a Dragonfly are magical-looking.


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By HelloMissMary
I think this Dragonfly was posing for me!


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By Appleford
This bug really likes this rhododendron ... and so do I


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By NStewart10


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By Clemsongoat


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By Clemsongoat


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By C_A_Ivy
Western honey bee nectaring spring Phacelia.


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By skrichar
Bees loved my 41 count Russian Mammoth sunflower garden. While the flowers were in full bloom, it was a zen experience to watch them hum, pollinate and help the environment.


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By skrichar
Bees loved my 41 count Russian Mammoth sunflower garden. While the flowers were in full bloom, it was a zen experience to watch them hum, pollinate and help the environment.


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By sgitlin
Lady Bug on the remnants of a flower blossom.


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By sgitlin
Giant Darner Dragonfly


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By bordergal
Bumblebee on scotch moss


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By Audrey
bumblebee on Japanese knotweed


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By Mvmartin76
A beautiful ladybug having a mid day snack on my milkweed plant.


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By JakeDaj
This is what I believe to either be a Female Redwood Spider or a Callobius Severus. This spider was found in a crevice of the redwood bark, we used a meal worm to coax her out and got a great view of this amazing arachnid.


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By JakeDaj
This is a Western Tent Caterpillar I came across in Northern California, itís coloring and patterns are amazing, and certainly stand out.


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By Bohnzye
I snapped this closeup photo of a Dragonfly basking in the sun on one of my Canna's on a sweltering summer afternoon. They are really quite beautiful when you are able to view one sitting still.:)


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By Bohnzye
Summers seem endless when you have a camera and love of nature. I captured this bumblebee taking flight after a quick visit on my butterfly bush.


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By TNBEE
Hummingbird Hawk-Moth on Zinnia


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By stsisk
This is a macro of a Calligrapher Fly. He is a whopping 1/5" in size.


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By kinard
Dragonfly hangin on a blade of grass in the river


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By stsisk
This is a large Banana or Orb Weaver spider in his web. The sunset is filtering through the net.


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By kinard
A Praying Mantis enjoying a Stink Bug Snack


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By RosinaBloom
A female adult Auckland Tree Weta (Hemideina thoracica) in my garden - Waihi, NZ


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By RosinaBloom
A Weta (Hemideina thoracica) at Puka Park Lodge - Pauanui, NZ


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By Mvmartin76
This picture was taken in the front lawn of our home inobe of my portulaca plant. And its amazing at how many nymphs were on it. It had been a while I had seen any.


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By deliJ
Halictid Bee on New England Aster


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By deliJ
Giving Birth


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By Flapdoodle
Common whitetail dragonfly (Libellula lydia) in our garden.

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