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July 2018

Pitt County Arboretum, Greenville, Pitt County, NC  7/14/18

American Beauty Blue Dasher Common Buckeye Egg sac Pipevine Swallowtail

 

Pipevine Swallowtail Sleepy Orange Variegated Fritillary Viceroy Same Viceroy

River Park North, Greenville, Pitt County, NC  7/14/18

   
Double-crested Cormorant Teneral Great Blue Skimmer Pearl Crescent    

Downtown Washington, Beaufort County, NC  7/13/18

   
Barn Swallow on American Lotus seedhead Deserted boat American Lotus flower    

Goose Creek State Park, Washington, Beaufort County, NC  7/13/18

Male Great Blue Skimmer? Female House Finch Male Needham's Skimmer Female Needham's Skimmer Palamedes Swallowtail

 

 
Nutria Same Nutria Question Mark Swamp Loosestrife  

Greenville, Pitt County, NC  7/12/18

Field Cricket Male Fiery Skipper Female Halloween Pennant Same female Halloween Pennant Rice Stink Bug

 

       
Stink bug, possibly showing signs of recent molt        

Pitt County Arboretum, Greenville, NC  7/12/18

Black Swallowtail caterpillar Male Fiery Skipper Another male Fiery Skipper, on Lantana Hibiscus genus Pipevine Swallowtail

 

 
Silver-spotted Skipper Sleepy Orange on Lantana Wasp (Campsomeris plumipes) Wasp on blooming Fennel  

River Park North, Greenville, Pitt County, NC  7/12/18

Male Northern Cardinal Cicada Killer digging a nest      

 

   
Eastern Amberwing Female Great Blue Skimmer Variegated Fritillary    

Durham, NC  7/10/18

Acanaloniid planthopper nymph Aphids, with some exuviae Beetle Crab spider Mangora genus spider

 

       
Spirobolid millipede        

Durham, NC  7/9/18

Ambush bug nymph Leafhopper Moth Another moth Two-lined Froghopper

Mason Farm Biological Reserve, Orange County, NC  7/8/18

Arrow-shaped Micrathena (Micrathena sagittata) Common Buckeye Female Common Whitetail Dancer Horace's Duskywing

 

Jack-in-the-Pulpit with fruits Little Wood Satyr Orchard Spider Rose Mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos) Rose Mallows

 

Sabatia angularis Silvery Checkerspot Female Sachem or Fiery Skipper Turkey Vulture Virginia Mountain Mint

Durham, NC  7/8/18

Joe Pye Weed Long-legged fly Red-headed Bush Cricket nymph Same Red-headed bush Cricket nymph Male Slaty Skimmer

 

       
Spider wasp        

Boone Gardens, Boone, Watauga County, NC  7/2/18

American Lady Megachilid bee Another Megachilid bee Bug Flower longhorn beetle

 

Fly Jack-in-the-Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum) with faded spathe Red Milkweed Beetle Treehopper (Enchenopa binotata complex) Trumpet Creeper (Campsis radicans)

 

   
Two-lined Froghopper Mystery wildflower Spotted Loosestrife (Lysimachia punctata)    

Boone, NC 7/1/18

 
Leaf beetle (Brachypnoea genus).  ID thanks to Blaine Mathison. Chicory Spotted Cucumber Beetle Mystery wildflower  

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