Field and Swamp: Animals and Their Habitats

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April 2019

Ocracoke, Hyde County, NC  4/21/19

Spotless Ladybug Beetle (Cycloneda sanguinea) Same Spotless Ladybug Beetle Vedalia Beetle (Rodolia cardinalis) Vedalia Beetle pupa Not sure, but it might be a fungus-infested beetle pupa

Ocracoke, Hyde County, NC  4/20/19

Polished Ladybug Beetle (Cycloneda munda) Mating Vedalia Beetles (Rodolia cardinalis) Aphids More aphids Not sure, but it might be a fungus-infested beetle pupa

Durham, NC  4/11/19

Asian Multi-colored Ladybug Beetle Blue Toadflax Brown Thrasher Common Vetch Crab spider (Synema parvulum)

Jumping spider (Hentzia mitrata) Same jumping spider Large Bee Fly (Bombylius major) Same Large Bee Fly  

Large Bee Fly Lyre-leaved Sage Fading Purple Dead-nettle Common Blue Violet and Confederate Violet Mystery wildflower

Durham, NC  4/10/19

Buttercup Common Blue Violet Green Six-spotted Tiger Beetle Jumping spider Jumping spider

Leafhopper Longhorn beetle (Euderces pini) Planthopper nymph Same planthopper nymph Another planthopper nymph


Aphid and lots of pine pollen        

Durham, NC  4/9/19

Aphid Another aphid Beetle Another beetle Carolina Wren

Carolina Wren Common Cinquefoil Beaked Cornsalad (Valerianella radiata)    

Durham, NC  4/8/19

Female Northern Cardinal Carolina Wren singing Fledgling Carolina Wren Same fledgling Carolina Wren Carpet Bugle

Cherry flowers Common Chickweed Meadow Hawkweed (Hieracium caespitosum), Durham, NC, 3/30/17 Eastern Black Oak (Quercus velutina) leaves and buds, Durham, NC, 4/8/19 White-throated Sparrow

Durham, NC  4/6/19

Beetle Common Chickweed Damselfly Damselfly Probably a Juvenal's Duskywing

Green Six-spotted Tiger Beetle March fly? Mayapples Paper wasp at nest in field Same wasp with another at nest

Persian Speedwell (Veronica persica) Eastern Tiger Swallowtail      

Durham, NC  4/3/19

Buttercup Eastern Hop-hornbeam male catkin Common Vetch Ground Ivy Hooked Buttercup

Japanese Mazus Katydid nymph March fly Pennsylvania Bittercress  

Rambur's Forktail Sugar Maple flowers Other Sugar Maple flowers    

Durham, NC  4/1/19

Female Eastern Hop-hornbeam catkin

Chipping Sparrow Japanese Mazus Red-shouldered Hawk Same hawk

Mystery tree flowers Wolf spider      


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