Saturday, June 21, 2014

Bugs these days...

Photo by Ned Harris 6/15/2014

Giant Mesquite Bug, breaking through to adulthood.

Photo by Ned Harris 6/15/2014

The same individual, about a minute later. Those yellowish things are the wings. (That's how you know this is now an adult.)

Photo by The Serpent Princess of Dancing Snake Nature Photography 6/15/2014

Here you can see nymphs (no wings); 'fresh' adults (wings haven't fully hardened, are still yellowish), and not-so-fresh adults (mostly black wings - look in the lower right quadrant).

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