Adult luna moth on a tree.

Luna Moth

Actias luna


23 February 2013

Hickery Horned Devil Caterpillar (regal moth) in leaf litter.

Hickory Horned Devil Caterpillar (Regal Moth)

Citheronia regalis

Approx. 5th instar larva

02 September 2013

Saddleback catterpillar on a tree branch.

Saddleback Caterpillar

(Slug Moth)

Acharia stimulea


11 September 2014

Three monarch caterpillars on milkweed flowers.

Monarch Caterpillar

Danaus plexippus

5th instar larva

20 May 2016

Monarch Butterfly resting on a vine.

Monarch Butterfly

Danaus plexippus


09 June 2016

An Eastern Black Swallowtail Caterpillar eating a parsley stem.

Eastern Black Swallowtail Caterpillar

Papilio polyxenes asterius

Approx. 5th instar larva

04 July 2016

An Io Moth caterpillar on tree bark.

Io Moth Caterpillar

Automeris io

5th instar larva

30 September 2016

A brown praying mantis standing on a green piece of wood.

Carolina Mantis

Stagmomantis carolina


12 October 2016

Giant Swallowtail Butterfly sipping nectar from a purple coneflower.

Giant Swallowtail Butterfly

Papilio cresphontes


05 July 2017

Honeybee landing on a red cigar flower.

European Honeybee

Apis mallifera

Adult Worker

05 July 2017

A clouded skipper butterfly sipping nectar from a ham and eggs lantana flower.

Clouded Skipper Butterfly

Lerema accius


07 August 2017

A large maple spanworm moth perched on a window.

Large Maple Spanworm Moth

Prochoerodes lineola


25 May 2018

Carpenter bee searching for nectar on a red cigar flower.

Eastern Carpenter Bee Xylocopa virginica


05 July 2017

A cloudless sulphur butterfly sipping nectar from a purple zinnia flower.

Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly

Phoebis sennae


07 August 2017

A pair of southern two-striped walkingsticks mating on the handle of a wire brush.

Southern Two-striped Walkingstick

Anisomorpha buprestoides


06 June 2018

Gulf Fritillary Butterfly sipping nectar from a purple coneflower.

Gulf Fritillary Butterfly

Agraulis vanillae


07 August 2017

A long-tailed skipper butterfly sipping nectar from a ham and eggs lantana flower.

Long-Tailed Skipper Butterfly

Urbanus proteus


07 August 2017

A spicebush swallowtail butterfly sipping nectar from a purple coneflower.

Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly

Papilio troilus


09 June 2018

A ringed paper wasp eating a piece of fruit.

Ringed Paper Wasp

Polistes annularis


25 November 2018

A Uhler's water bug on a wooden deck.

Uhler's Water Bug

Lethocerus uhleri


01 December 2018

A yellow jacket wasp eating a piece of fruit.

Southern Yellowjacket

Vespula squamosa


25 November 2018

An eastern pondhawk perched on a person's arm.

Eastern Pondhawk

Erythemis simplicicollis


20 May 2019

A hackberry emperor butterfly perched on a green plant.

Hackberry Emperor Butterfly

Asterocampa celtis


18 June 2019

A Horace's duskywing butterfly perched on black landscape fabric.

Horace's Duskywing Butterfly

Erynnis horatius


22 June 2019

A silvery checkerspot butterfly drinking nectar from a big leaf mountain mint flower.

Silvery Checkerspot Butterfly

Chlosyne nycteis


25 June 2019

A swamp cicada on a piece of wood.

Swamp Cicada

Neotibicen tibicen


31 July 2019

A tropical checkered skipper drinking nectar from some white flowers.

 Tropical Checkered-Skipper

Burnsius oileus


30 September 2019

A stump borer beetle on a tree branch.

   Hardwood Stump Borer

Mallodon dasystomus


20 May 2020

Eastern Eyed Click Beetle on a plank of wood.

Eastern Eyed Click Beetle

Alaus oculatus


20 June 2019

A northern mole cricket on concrete.

  Northern Mole Cricket

Neocurtilla hexadactyla


07 November 2019

A carrion beetle on a wood plank.

   American Carrion Beetle

Necrophila americana


12 June 2020

A horned passalas beetle crawling through dollar weed and grass.

Horned Passalus Beetle

Odontotaenius disjunctus


27 September 2019

Swamp milkweed leaf beetle larva on milkweed.

   Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle

Labidomera clivicollis


19 May 2020

 A resh cicada with its exuviae on concrete.

    Resh Cicada

Megatibicen resh

Adult with exuviae

11 July 2020

Eastern Black Swallowtail with open wings on a green plant.

     Eastern Black Swallowtail

Papilio polyxenes ssp. asterius


29 July 2020

Obscure Bird grasshopper on tree bark with white lichen.

    Obscure Bird Grasshopper

Schistocerca obscura


04 August 2020

Carolina sphinx moth on a tree, blending into the gray bark.

     Carolina Sphinx Moth

Manduca sexta


16 August 2020

Fraternal potter wasp drinking nectar from goldenrod flower.

Fraternal Potter Wasp

Eumenes fraternus


16 October 2020

A walnut sphinx moth larva climbing a concrete wall.

     Walnut Sphinx Moth

Amorpha juglandis


05 September 2020

A tersa sphinx moth caterpillar on a plant.

     Tersa Sphinx Moth

Xylophanes tersa


20 October 2020

Red-spotted admiral butterfly with its wings open sitting on some paving stones.

     Red-spotted Admiral

Limenitis arthemis


05 August 2020

Giant strong-nosed stink bugs as nymphs on a leaf.

Giant Strong-nosed Stink Bug

Alcaeorrhynchus grandis

Approx. 5th instar Nymph

16 October 2020

An American Lady Butterfly resting on a leaf.

     American Lady Butterfly

Vanessa virginiensis


30 April 2021