After heavy recent rains swarms of ants exited their colonies to mate.
Tiny red beetle looks furry in macro view.
Sometimes it doesn't matter how great a photo you take. For identification, it's all about angles.
A human mama does what she can to help a moth mama carry on her life's work.
This isn't my usual happy post with pretty pictures of bugs.
There are so many interesting and unique moths in Minnesota.
A grumpy little crayfish gets a boost back to the water.
Mouth puckering cranberries take me back to my youth with my grandma Nordvick.
Some say spotted-belly buprestid and others say ventrally-spotted buprestid. Either way it’s a jewel beetle or a metallic wood boring beetle.
Flashy looking moth warns predators to back off.
Learning about leeches transforms a leech hater to a leech lover.
A trip outside yields multiple new species for a newbie bug identifier.