Insects

Grasshopper

Grasshopper

Grasshoppers are insects, commonly compared to katydids or crickets. Scientifically, grasshoppers are in the order Orthoptera, with a suborder of Caelifera. Read More
Honey Bee Swarm

Honey Bee Swarm

Honey Bees usually swarm in the spring. This is the honey bee's method of colony reproduction. A swarm typically occurs when a new queen bee is about to hatch. Read More
Mantis

Mantis

There are over 2,000 species of mantis worldwide. Because of their prayer-like stance, this insect is commonly known as the praying mantis. Read More
Swarming Honey Bees

Swarming Honey Bees

Honey bees, members of the genus Apis, often swarm in the mid-afternoons of warm June days, spurred on by the creation of a new queen who leaves the home hive. Read More
Woolly Bear Caterpillar

Woolly Bear Caterpillar

Woolly Bear Caterpillar, Pyrrharctia isabella, is black at both ends with a red band in the middle. As an adult, it is known as the Isabella tiger moth. Read More