A small milkweed bug (Lygaeus kalmii).
A boxelder bug (Boisea trivittata).
Boxelder bugs (Boisea trivittata).
Bess beetles, also known as patent leather beetles (Odontotaenius disjunctus) at the University of Nebraska’s entomology lab.
An Arizona jewel beetle (Gymetis flavomarginata) at the St. Louis Zoo.
An African jewel beetle (Pachnoda flaviventris) at the St. Louis Zoo.
Flamboyant flower beetle (Eudicella gralli) at the St. Louis Zoo.
A derbyana flower beetle (Dicronorrhina derbyana) at the St. Louis Zoo.
The Western prairie fringed orchid, a threatened plant species in the Nebraska Sandhills. The insect shown is a non-pollinating beetle.
The Western prairie fringed orchid, a threatened plant species in the Nebraska Sandhills.
Run off from new construction in northern Lancaster County, Nebraska threatens the delicate saline wetland habitat that is home to the rare Salt Creek tiger beetle, a candidate for a federal endangered species listing.
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