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Playing in the Sand

I took a day-trip to the Halfmoon Lake Natural Area last week, a lovely bright sky day without too much heat. The early and coolest part of the walk was not great for bug photography, […]

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Cellophane Bees

Bees in family Colletidae are called plasterer or polyester bees, and within that group, bees of the genus Colletes are known as ‘cellophane’ bees. They are solitary bees that nest in colonies (aggregations), and they are often […]

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Waspspsps sp.

When I was young I always had a problem with the ‘…sps’ in ‘wasps’ – being unable to find a point to end the ‘sps‘. This provided a wealth of opportunity for guffaws from brothers. […]

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