Insects, Spiders and other Invertebrates of Wildwood Park

Insects
Two groups are so well studied they have their own lists:
Lepidoptera: Butterflies and Moths
Odanata: Dragonflies and Damselflies

 
Hemiptera -- Bugs
Periodical Cicada Magicicada sp.
Two-Marked Treehopper Enchenopa binotata
Water Strider Family Gerridae
Wheel Bug Arilus cristatus
 
Neuroptera -- Lacewings
Green Lacewing Chrysopidae
 
Orthoptera -- Grasshoppers & Kin
Short-Winged Meadow Katydid Conocephalus brevipennis
 
Mantodea -- Mantids
Chinese Mantid Tenodera aridifolia sinensis
 
Coleoptera -- Beetles
Golden Soldier Beetle Chauliognathus pensylvanicus
Winter Firefly Ellychnia corrusca
Multicolor Asian Lady Beetle Harmonia axyridis
False Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa juncta
Locust Borer Megacyllene robiniae
 
Diptera -- Flies, Mosquitoes and Midges
Buckeye Leaf Miner New to Science -- no name yet!
Eupatorium Flower-Gall Midge Schizomyia eupatoriflorae
Giant Tachinid Archytas apicifer
 
Hymenoptera -- Bees and Wasps
European Honeybee Apis mellifera
Bumblebee Bombus sp.
Peaceful Mourning Bee Melecta pacifica atlantica
Paper Wasp Polistes sp.
European Giant Hornet Vespa crabro
Baldfaced hornet Dolichovespula maculata
Blue-Winged Digger Wasp Scolia dubia
Clustered Midrib Gall Wasp Andricus dimorphus
   
Arachnids (Spiders and Kin)
Arrow-Shaped Micrathena Micrathena sagittata
Black and Yellow Garden Spider Argiope aurantia
Harvestman or Daddy-Long-Legs Order Opiliones
   
Millipedes
Flat-Backed Millipede Apheloria virginiensis ssp. corrugata
   
Molluscs
Black Field Slug Arion hortensis

Last updated 26 June 2017


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