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WARNING: Creepy Crawlies!
Rio Grande Bosque
Bottomless Lakes State Park
Found in the backyard
I found her clinging to the bottom of a hummingbird feeder, hence the red plastic.
Found in the Bosque
This is the adult form of those cute doodle-bugs that build the conical sand traps
This is a teeny-tiny spider; only a white dot with the naked eye.
Just look at those engorged pollen sacks!
Found in Backyard
Red Milkweed Beetle
Bee-mimic Robber Fly.
Bosque south of Pueblo Montaño
The alternative common name for these bugs is Japanese Bark Beetle. Here they have cut into the willow bark
to allow sap to flow. The beetles feed on the sap and are considered exotic pests.
Corrales Bosque Preserve, July 30, 2010
Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center Perennial Marsh