Category Archives: Bug of the Week

Bug of the Week: Scorpion Under Glass

A few days ago I needed a glass vase for a project. When I pulled it down from the shelf, look who I found inside: Fortunately scorpions can’t climb glass, so it was definitely trapped in there. Although the lighting … Continue reading

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Bug of the Week: National Moth Week Coming Up

Did you know that there are some 15 species of moth for every species of butterfly? Yet, unless you are a night owl, it is likely you rarely see moths. If you would like to learn more about these secretive … Continue reading

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Bug of the Week: Smoke Tree Sharpshooter Revisited

Have you ever encountered a sharpshooter? I’m talking about the group of plant-feeding leafhoppers that have oddly-shaped heads. You can tell it is a sharpshooter by the prominent eyes and enlarged, swollen area of the head capsule known as the … Continue reading

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