Critters from NE Arkansas

Another fascinating part of field herping, along with all the other natural wonders we encounter, is the invertebrates! This forum is dedicated to both field and captive invertebrates.

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gcsnelling
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Critters from NE Arkansas

Post by gcsnelling » August 5th, 2017, 6:16 pm

A few of the more interesting inverts from the area.
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Lucanus elaphus
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Carpenter-mimic Cuckoo-leaf-cutter,
Coelioxys dolichos. Apparently the first Arkansas record for the species.
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Six-spotted Fishing Spider, Dolomedes triton
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Four-spotted Owlfly, Ululodes quadripunctatus
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Prionus sp.

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Re: Critters from NE Arkansas

Post by gcsnelling » August 5th, 2017, 6:27 pm

And a couple more.
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Yellow jacket having lunch with a fly on a squirrel head.
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Phidippus cardinalis
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Camponotus pennsylvanicus feeding a road kill eastern hog nose, Heterodon platirhinos.
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Dynastes tityus, male.

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Re: Critters from NE Arkansas

Post by BillMcGighan » August 8th, 2017, 9:12 am

That first Elk Stag Beetle really looks like an alien life form!

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Re: Critters from NE Arkansas

Post by gcsnelling » August 8th, 2017, 5:32 pm

They are really cool beetles.

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Re: Critters from NE Arkansas

Post by gcsnelling » September 6th, 2017, 2:55 pm

A few Odonata
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Eastern amberwing, Perithemis tenera. Laying eggs.
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Blue Dasher, Pachydiplax longipennis.
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One of the smallest U. S. dragonflies, Eastern amberwing, Perithemis tenera.
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Twelve-spotted Skimmer ,Libellula pulchella.

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Re: Critters from NE Arkansas

Post by gcsnelling » September 6th, 2017, 3:09 pm

A few Odonata.
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Common Whitetail Plathemis lydia.jpg
Common Whitetail, Plathemis lydia
Eastern Pondhawk Erythemis simplicicollis.jpg
Eastern Pondhawk, Erythemis simplicicollis
Blue Dasher Pachydiplax longipennis.jpg
Blue Dasher, Pachydiplax longipennis

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