Tag Archives: Invertebrate

Favorite Insect Photos from 2015

My favorite insect photos from 2015 include a view inside a Yellowjacket Nest, a Creeping Water Bug clinging upside down on water surface tension, a Robber Fly capturing a bee for lunch, and a Peacock Fly showing off its beautifully-patterned wings. Continue reading

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A glimpse inside a yellowjacket wasp nest

Peel back the outside layers of a yellowjacket wasp nest, and see what it looks like inside. Eggs, larvae, and pupae are packed away in little cells. An adult can be see as it just begins to emerge from its pupa. Continue reading

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Hungry snakes – rough green eats a spider

Following up on the recent post showing a video of a copperhead eating a cicada, here is a cool video from Joe Letsche showing a rough green snake eating a spider. Invertebrates are quite appetizing for some snakes!

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Fascinating video: copperhead eating molting cicada

Here is a fascinating video by Kenneth Gisi of a copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix) eating a molting cicada. Kenneth noticed this just as the snake started to eat the cicada, and his video goes all the way to when it has … Continue reading

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Potter Wasp emerges from mud ball

Potter wasp after emerging from mud ball. Continue reading

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