A Golden Digger Wasp drags its prey to its brood burrow.

Wasp Watching: The Great Golden Digger Wasp (Sphex ichneumoneus)

Creature Feature: The Viceroy Caterpillar, a Bird Poop Mimic

Giant Leaf-footed Bug

Spice of Life: The Bug Club

Adult Hickory Shuckworm Moth beside Pecan Leaf Phylloxera gall

The Gall of This Hickory Shuckworm Moth!

This exquisite Luna Moth was one of thousands of insects drawn to Dr. Allen's lit sheets.

The Biodiversity B&B, Allen Acres Is Open!

Quest for Ailanthus: The Elm with Fingers and Wings

Ailanthus Webworm Moth

A Blanchard's Cricket Frog sitting still beside diminutive fungi. In some places these little frogs hop like pop-corn at your approach. This one is in Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge C. Paxton image and copyright.

Life In The Leaf Litter

An enormous Polyphemus moth at Allen Acres. With prodigious plant diversity comes broad animal diversity! long known for its biodiversity, Allen Acres is celebrating the identification of its 711th moth species! The July bioblitz is expected to be rather promising!

Bioblitz at Allen Acres July 21

Dung beetles rolling along the footpath to the Rainey Lake pier at Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge. Taken on Pentax K-1 with Pentax 100mm F 2.8 macro lens by C. Paxton

Beetle-mania, these dung beetles were on a roll!