Ontario Bugs
 
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Name:     Honey Bee
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Yellowjacket
 
 
 
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Name:     Transverse Flower Fly      ( Eristalis transversa ) 
 
 Month picture taken: Aug 2008
 
 
Name:  Ichneumon Wasp
 
parasitic wasp in the family Ichneumonidae. There are 3300+ species of Ichneumons in North America.  subfamily Acaeninitinae,  Arotes species. The wing venation is distinctive. There are 4 species of Arotes in North America .
 
 Month picture taken: Aug 2008
Thanks to Simcoe Nature Board member, Al...for identification help!
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Name: Jagged Ambush Bug     (Phymata erosa)
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Name: Japanese Beetle    (Popilla japonica)
 Month picture taken: August 2008
 
 
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Deer Flies
Name: Deer flies (Chrysops spp.), aka "yellow flies",   (mating)
 Month picture taken: July 2008
 
 
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Chalcid Wasp    (Chalcidoidea)         Perilampidae family
July 2008
Dogbane Beetle          (Chrysochus auratus)
August 2008
 
Name:      Common Willow Calligrapha   (Calligrapha multipunctata)
 
 Month picture taken: August 2008
 
 
 
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Eye-spotted Lady Beetle       (A. mali)
 
 
Nine-spotted Ladybug Beetle    (Cuccinella novemnotata)
 
 
Convergent Ladybug Beetle     (Hippodamia convergens)
 
 
Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle (Labidomera clivicollis)
 
Red Milkweed Beetles (mating) (Tetraopes tetraophthalmus)
 
 
Pennsylvania Leather-wing     (Chauliagnathus pennsylvanicus)
 
 
Name:   Leafhopper           (Graphocephala coccinea)
 
 
Name: Flower Longhorn beetle        (Typocerus velutinus)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goldsmith Beetle  (Cotalpa lanigera)
Name:    Brochymenas
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Name:     Green Stinkbug      (Acrosternum hilare)
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(see below, also - nymphs vary in appearance at each stage)
Name: Green Stink Bug      (Acrosternum hilare)
 Month picture taken: August 2008
Photo by Per Nielsen
 
Name:  Stink Bug     
 Month picture taken: Sept. 2008
 
 
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Name:     Common Earwig
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Name:     Praying Mantis    (Mantis religiosa)
August 2008    
Katydid 
Name:     Fork-tailed Bush Katydid (Scudderia furcata)
 
 
 
Eastern Tent Caterpillar (Malacosoma americanum)
 
 
Harlequin Caterpillar  aka Milkweed Tiger Moth        (Euchaetias egle)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Name:     Water Beetle
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Name:   Leech
 Month picture taken: June 2008
 
 
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