Home Field and Swamp: Animals and Their Habitats


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July 2018

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 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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