20160612 King Phillip’s Rock   Leave a comment

I hadn’t been to King Phillip’s Rock in a long time.  It’s the best place I’ve found for insects, for whatever reason.

Here’s a gorgeous wasp:

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I love scorpionflies for their alien appearance:

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I think this is a bee-like tachinid fly:

 

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A beautiful Derbid planthopper:

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I like the light in this photo:

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Caterpillar:

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Theridiidae?

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There was a stag beetle I was trying to photograph, but it escaped.  As it escaped, it led to a congregation of dozens (maybe hundreds) of click beetles (Elateridae).  I think this was mating behavior, don’t know what else it could be.

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This is either a robber fly (Laphria) or a golden-backed snipe fly, with its Elateridae prey.

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There was a major infestation of moth caterpillars, perhaps gypsy moths.

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Nothing improves my mood like a walk in the woods.

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Posted 2016-06-12 by gaurav1729 in Uncategorized

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