Butterflies and Bugs of Delmarva
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail on Turk's Cap LilyWhite-lined Phinx mothWhite-lined Phinx mothHummingbird Clearwing on wild AzaleaEastern Tiger Swallowtails, yellow and black phasesEastern Tiger Swallowtails (females)Tiger Swallowtail on Turk's Cap Lilly, notice brown pollen on wing.
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a night flier that I can't idTiger Swallowtail CaterpillarTussock Moth Caterpillarnewly emerged moth
Silver-spotted SkipperSilver-spotted SkippersSilver-spotted Skipper showing  degrees of wing wearSilver-spotted Skipper showing  degrees of wing wear & colorSkipperSkipper and Honey Beethis appears to be a Funeral Dusky-wing, although out of it "book range"
MonarchTiger Swallowtail with damaged wing - click video link at top of this page.Tiger SwallowtailTiger SwallowtailPainted LadyPainted LadyGray Hairstreak
unknown to meThis trio must be congressional moths. They can't even reach a concensus on protective coloration.from the previous groupfrom the previous groupfrom the previous groupunknown to me, but it lives in my yard
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Other 6 & 8 legged Critters
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Cicada shredded outer skin or "exoskeleton"
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Alfalfa Butterfly (female)Alfalfa Butterfly Cabage ButterflySwallowtailSwallowtail ?Buckeye
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Red-Spotted Purple AdmiralRed-Spotted Purple AdmiralTaken 2-23-2014. This tulip was cut from a pot of tulips from Valentine day and temporarily put on the grill cover. It was a relatively warm day, high 50's, and this feisty little guy went out for lunch. Taken 3-2-2014. Bee in the snow crocus with 5-9" of snow forecasted for tomorrow.Monarch
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Cooper on Speedwell.Black Swallowtail on Turkscap Lily.Skipper on Blach-eyed SusanYellow Swallowtail on a milkweed.
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Polyphemus Moth on mixed pine litter in the morning.I moved around to his front for another shot.When I got too close for comfort it went into a "defensive posture" with forward wings arched forward to look larger and, the best part, flared the rear set to frighten me with the big eyes.
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