The Bug Geek

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Crushin’ (on) hoppers

Working working working…the fruits of my labours look like this these days:

A bunch of beetles from Kug…SHINY!!!

I”m also trying to get some more photog practice before BugShot (I just booked my flight 10 seconds ago, WOOT!), but it’s been so gad-dang-awfully hot around here that I can hardly stand to be outside for more than a few minutes.  That said, I’m still spotting some nice little critters in my yard, and currently have a great big crush on hoppers:


Unknown Spittle Bug - (Cercopidae)

Metcalfa pruinosa - Citrus Flatid Planthopper

6 responses to “Crushin’ (on) hoppers

  1. Adrian D. Thysse August 1, 2011 at 10:51 AM

    Hoppers am cute.

    Have fun at BugShot! Wish I could be there… 😦

  2. biobabbler August 2, 2011 at 10:27 AM

    wow, amazing photographs!

  3. Elaine August 3, 2011 at 8:42 PM

    really does look like a lot of ‘pins and needles,…. aka bugs’ in the haystack! soooo glad you’ve got your flight to bugshot- what’s the date?

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