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    Butterfly in the Sun
by Chadwick Cipiti
Taken 6/19/2010
Pinehurst Parkway Park, Washington, DC - Show On Map
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Taken on a lovely day hike through Rock Creek Park.....glad I diverted this 0.8 miles out and back!
 
    Skipper in flight
by Brian Gratwicke
Atalopedes campestris
Taken 09/20/2009
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, DC - Show On Map
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    Cabbage White (Introduced)
by Chadwick Cipiti
Pieris rapae
Taken 9/20/2009
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens - Show On Map
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    Sachem (Skipper)
by Chadwick Cipiti
Atalopedes campestris
Taken 9/20/2009
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens - Show On Map
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    Chinese Mantid (Invasive Species)
by Chadwick Cipiti
Tenodera aridifolia sinensis
Taken 9/28/2009
Billy Goat Trail, Bear Island, MD - Show On Map
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Alien species
 
    Monarch Butterfly
by Brian Gratwicke
Danaus plexippus
Taken 09/20/2009
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, DC - Show On Map
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    Blue Dasher
by Brian Gratwicke
Pachydiplax longipennis
Taken 09/20/2009
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, DC - Show On Map
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    Eastern tiger swallowtail
by Brian Gratwicke
Papilio glaucus
Taken 09/20/2009
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, DC - Show On Map
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    White-Marked Tussock Moth Caterpillar
by John White
Orgyia leucostigma
Taken 09/02/2006
Great Falls, VA - Show On Map
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    Imperial Moth Caterpillar
by John White
Eacles imperialis
Taken 09/02/2006
Great Falls, VA - Show On Map
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    Eastern Boxelder Bug
by John White
Leptocoris trivittatus
Taken 09/02/2006
Great Falls, VA - Show On Map
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Eastern Boxelder Bug (Leptocoris trivittatus) on the side of a building
 
    Large Milkweed Bug
by John White
Oncopeltus fasciatus
Taken 09/03/2008
Great Falls, VA - Show On Map
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    Have a drink on me
by John White
Dasymutilla occidentalis
Taken 09/03/2007
Great Falls, VA - Show On Map
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Velvet Ant aka Cow Killer (Dasymutilla occidentalis) feeding on a drop of sugar water
 
    Ailanthus Webworm Moth
by John White
Atteva punctella
Taken 08/17/07
Great Falls, VA - Show On Map
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    Lunch
by John White
Perillus bioculatus & Coccinella novemnotata
Taken 06/01/2007
Great Falls, VA
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An immature Two Spotted Stink Bug (Perillus bioculatus) feeding on a Nine-Spotted Ladybird Beetle larva (Coccinella novemnotata)
 
    Ladybug larva
by Madalina Corina Diaconu
Harmonia axyridis
Taken 9/27/08
14th & Q Washington DC - Show On Map
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    Blue Dasher
by Brian Gratwicke
Pachydiplax longipennis
Taken 09/01/2008
Great Falls National Park, MD - Show On Map
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    Cicada
by Brian Gratwicke
Taken 8/9/2008
17th & R St NW Washington DC - Show On Map
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    Eastern Yellowjacket
by Brian Gratwicke
Vespula maculifrons
Taken 05/03/08
Tributary to Potomac, Glover Park - Show On Map
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    Eastern Tent Caterpillar
by Brian Gratwicke
Malacosoma americanum
Taken 05/01/08
Glover park - Show On Map
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    Ants
by Marina Tyapkina
Taken 09/21/2003
Ben Brenman Park, Alexandria, VA - Show On Map
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    Pavement Ants
by Chadwick Cipiti
Tetramorium caespitum
Taken 5/17/2008
16th and Belmont Streets, NW - Show On Map
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http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/TOOLS/ANTKEY/pavement.html
 
    Spider + Bumble Bee
by Shawn Adams
Argiope; bumble bee
Taken 09/03/2007
1414 Franklin St. NE, Washington DC 20018 - Show On Map
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This photo was taken in my yard. The spider built an impressive web on a Butterfly Bush (Buddelia) and proceed to catch a variety of prey over the many months that we observed her. She left a large egg pouch over the winter so we are hoping for another show this year.
 
    Bees Mating
by Chadwick Cipiti
Hymenoptera: Xylocopidae
Taken 4/10/2005
1st and R Streets, NW - Show On Map
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    cicadas
by Jerry Clark
Magicicada septendecim
Taken 5/22/2004
NE suburbs
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    Rock Creek Butterfly
by Ryan Valdez
Papilio glaucus
Taken May 2005
Capital Crescent Trail - near the Key Bridge - Show On Map
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    Bee
by Brian Gratwicke
Apis mellifera
Taken 8/14/2005
National Zoological Park - Show On Map
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    Beautiful Bug - Linnaeus' 17-year Cicada
by Jerry Clark
Magicicada septendecim
Taken 5/22/2006
NE suburbs
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    Fishing spider
by Brian Gratwicke
Dolomedes tenebrosus
Taken 3/11/2006
Rock Creek Park - Show On Map
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    Squirrel feasting on cicadas
by Jerry Clark
Sciurus carolinensis; Magicicada septendecim
Taken 5/22/2004
NE suburbs
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    Crab Spider
by Brian Gratwicke
Misumenops sp.
Taken 8/14/2005
National Zoological Park - Show On Map
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Not sure what species of flower crab spider this one is.
 
    Bess Beetle
by Kier Soderberg
Odontotaenius disjunctus
Taken May 2006
Found in a garden in Adams Morgan - Show On Map
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    Mating waterstriders on Rock Creek tributary
by Brian Gratwicke
Family: Gerridae
Taken 3/11/2006
Rock Creek Park - Show On Map
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48 species and 8 Genera in North America, not sure which species.
 
    Mating Hemipterans
by Mario Castellanos
Lygaeidae
Taken Spring 2006
Rock Creek Park - Show On Map
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    Japanese Beetle (invasive species)
by Brian Gratwicke
Popillia japonica
Taken May 2006
National Mall - Show On Map
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    Yellow Jacket
by Brian Gratwicke
Vespula sp.
Taken Summer 2006
National Zoological Park - Show On Map
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    Sweat bee
by Brian Gratwicke
Augochlora pura
Taken Summer 2006
National Zoological Park - Show On Map
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    Eastern Tent Caterpilars
by Brian Gratwicke
Malacosoma americanum
Taken 4/22/2007
Anacostia Park - Show On Map
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    Crayfish
by Brian Gratwicke
Taken Spring 2007
Rock Creek Park, near NP Head Quarters - Show On Map
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    Swarming Bees on Hydrant
by Paul Thomson
Apis mellifera
Taken 5/2/2007
16th and P Streets, NW - Show On Map
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