Today in Insect News…


A beautiful and gigantic Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia) continues to take up shop in my lavender.


This apparently six foot mutant tarantula made attempts to break into my house this afternoon. The authorities were called and my sword of enchantment was charged up by my local wizard.


While watching the Democratic debates tonight, I was joined by this amazing tiny 3/16″ Southern Pink Moth (Pyrausta inornatalis Fernald, 1885). She was bored by the politics of man and flew away. But not before I got my little macro lens onto my smartphone!

0 Replies to “Today in Insect News…”

  1. Love the pink moth, it’s beautiful. Now, “six foot mutant tarantula” and “beautiful and gigantic Garden Spider”…they don’t go well on the same sentence. I’m full of goosebumps! Uh…those legs..
    No. No. No.

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