10 July 2008

Bugs 'round the Nature Station

I began full-time work at the Acadiana Park Nature Station as a Naturalist on June 15, 2008. I had worked here previously (albeit very briefly) in 2002, before going to the Zoo of Acadiana. We've been extremely busy around the Station lately, as Stacey (Scarce) is on vacation for three weeks. I have, however, not neglected to obtain numerous insect and spider images while working over the last several weeks. I'll post a few here tonight, just to get things kick-started, and come back over the next few days and add more, with more text. So.....having said all that, here are some of the highlights that have been around the Station lately:

saddleback caterpillar, Acharia stimulea

blood-sucking conenose, Triatoma sanguisuga

robber flies, Promachus hinei