Tag Archives: Insecta

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Cranefly Portrait

   

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Callaspidia sp., parasitoid wasp.

Another gallery update, this time from 2010. This story of this unique sequence of photographs can be found at Parasitoid, Predator and Prey. All the photos were taken with an Tamron 90mm macro lens, mounted on […]

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Moth Night

On the 26 July this year I participated in a National Moth Week event at the Devonian Botanic Garden just a short drive west of Edmonton… It was a magical event, with participants of all […]

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Hope Arising

Fallen and decaying logs in shaded areas will usually draw my attention because they can host – or be a platform for – a variety of life suitable for the macro photographer. This particular log […]

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Will you be at the Bug Jamboree?

Hey! This bug-centric type of event does not happen often enough in Alberta… The Ellis Bird Farm is holding a Bug Jamboree this Saturday! From the website: Bring the bugsters in your family to the […]

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Beetle Bee-mimic

It is nearing the end of National Pollinator Week, so I thought I would show one of the less typical pollinators – one that seems to try its best to look like a typical pollinator… […]

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Harrisimemna trisignata

I have only done two nights of black-lighting for moths this year, without much success, so it came as a pleasant surprise to find these two moths sitting on the garage wall, after a night […]

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Mystery Parasitoid Wasp

Not fair, or even possible –  I just don’t know. Here is a freshly emerged parasitoid wasp screaming-out for ID…  

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