Category Archives: Bug of the Week

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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Bug of the Week: Tumbling Flower Beetles

Have you ever spotted a beetle and haven’t been able to figure out what kind it is? Take these black insects, for example. You might not even be sure that they are beetles. Fortunately, I was able to key them … Continue reading

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Bug of the Week: Moth on Hollyhock

A young friend of mine has become interested in moths, so I’ve been paying more attention to them. It isn’t easy though, because moths are usually active at night. Plus, many of them are tiny. Can you even tell this … Continue reading

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