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Archived-by-Date Pages

December 2019

Durham, NC 12/14/19

Asian Multi-colored Ladybug Beetle, darkened, apparently from cold spell Same Asian Multi-colored Ladybug Beetle Asian Multi-colored Ladybug Beetle larva Bowl-and-doily Spider Same Bowl-and-doily Spider

Globular springtail Globular springtail Mystery worm, most likely a roundworm (phylum Nematoda) Same mystery worm Same mystery worm

     
Same mystery worm Same mystery worm      

Durham, NC 12/12/19

Asian Multi-colored Ladybug Beetle Aphid Bagworm Goldenrod Hairy White Oldfield Aster

       
Mystery spider        

Durham, NC  12/10/19

Same aphid and lacewing Another aphid The lacewing prey, up close Jumping spider (Hentzia mitrata)

 
Another jumping spider Lacewing larva, very fast-moving Same lacewing larva Dwarf spider  

     
Song Sparrow Goldenrod      

Durham, NC  12/8/19

Male Red-bellied Woodpecker Red-shouldered Hawk Maybe the same Red-shouldered Hawk Tufted Titmouse Same Tufted Titmouse

 
Tufted Titmouse Running crab spider Aphid Relatively large aphid, perhaps diseased  

Tiny aphid Same aphid Female Downy Woodpecker Leaf beetle (Prasocuris phellandri)

Durham, NC  12/7/19

 
White-throated Sparrow Another White-throated Sparrow Same White-throated Sparrow Same White-throated Sparrow  

 
Song Sparrow Red-shouldered Hawk Carolina Wren Same Carolina Wren  

     
Same Carolina Wren Carolina Wren      

Durham, NC  12/4/19

Red-tailed Hawk Red-tailed Hawk Red-tailed Hawk White-throated Sparrow Same White-throated Sparrow

Durham, NC  12/3/19

Female Eastern Bluebird Same female Eastern Bluebird Another female Eastern Bluebird Same female Eastern Bluebird Jumping spider (Hentzia mitrata)

 
Mystery orb weaver Spider wasp Asian Multi-colored Ladybug Beetle larva Barklouse  

Durham, NC  12/2/19

Male Eastern Bluebird Hairy White Oldfield Asters Male Red-bellied Woodpecker Same male Red-bellied Woodpecker Same male Red-bellied Woodpecker

   
Same male Red-bellied Woodpecker Same male Red-bellied Woodpecker Ruby-crowned Kinglet    

Durham, NC  12/1/19

 
Female Northern Cardinal Dark-eyed Junco Hairy White Oldfield Aster Song Sparrow  

 

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