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Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria)

Observer

reaglephoto

Date

October 24, 2021 07:52 AM MST

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Longhorn Cactus Fly (Odontoloxozus longicornis)

Observer

kneubaue

Date

October 24, 2021 02:51 PM MST

Description

In a compost area with rotting fruits, vegetables, and various other decomposing vegetation.

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kneubaue

Date

October 20, 2021 02:08 PM MST

Description

On Glandular Ditaxis; Ditaxis claryana flowering plant. Small bee, ~5 mm in length.

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What

Creosote Bush (Larrea tridentata)

Observer

juliestromberg

Date

October 20, 2021 04:23 PM MST

Description

Not sure what the white webbing is.

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kneubaue

Date

October 20, 2021 01:18 PM MST

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Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)

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loves_ravens

Date

October 21, 2021 07:42 AM MST

Description

This one had captured an american coot for breakfast this morning and perched in the neighbor's tree to eat.

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Desert Ironclad Beetle (Asbolus verrucosus)

Observer

thegardenhound

Date

October 16, 2021 05:16 PM MST

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What

Warty Leaf Beetles (Tribe Fulcidacini)

Observer

stevejones

Date

October 19, 2021 09:52 AM MST

Description

Host Larrea tridentata. Looked like debris until it moved. Note the leaf at left in photos 2 and 3 - browsed upon.

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Observer

stevejones

Date

October 19, 2021 10:03 AM MST

Description

Young Asphondylia galls? Two occurrences on the same plant; marked with tags to revisit later.

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Question Mark (Polygonia interrogationis)

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natcase

Date

October 14, 2021 05:06 PM MST

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What

Florida Hammock Sandmat (Euphorbia ophthalmica)

Observer

kristen-c

Date

October 9, 2021 07:08 AM MST

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kthor

Date

October 13, 2021 11:30 AM MDT

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What

Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus)

Observer

thegardenhound

Date

October 15, 2021 12:22 PM MST

Description

With fly and Queen caterpillar

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thegardenhound

Date

October 15, 2021 10:11 AM MST

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What

Smoketree Sharpshooter (Homalodisca liturata)

Observer

juliestromberg

Date

October 12, 2021 03:01 PM MST

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kneubaue

Date

October 8, 2021 11:27 AM MST

Description

On Boerhavia coccinea plant with many other nymph stages and adults.

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What

Buffalo Treehoppers (Tribe Ceresini)

Observer

jbp316

Date

October 12, 2021 01:40 PM MDT
Insects

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What

Insects (Class Insecta)

Observer

larivera

Date

October 9, 2021 06:15 PM MST

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What

Salt Cedar Beetles (Genus Diorhabda)

Observer

mchew6

Date

October 8, 2021 09:00 AM MST

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What

Salt Cedar Beetles (Genus Diorhabda)

Observer

kenziebell2

Date

October 2, 2021 09:55 AM MDT

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What

Salt Cedar Beetles (Genus Diorhabda)

Observer

kristen-c

Date

October 8, 2021 09:00 AM MST

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What

Longhorn Cactus Fly (Odontoloxozus longicornis)

Observer

kneubaue

Date

October 6, 2021 01:45 PM MST

Description

Found on a rotting orange or grapefruit peel in a compost pile. ID by Robert Velten on FB group SW U.S. Arthropods.

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Slimleaf Bursage (Ambrosia confertiflora)

Observer

stevejones

Date

October 6, 2021 07:49 AM MST

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What

Adonis Blazingstar (Mentzelia multiflora)

Observer

kristen-c

Date

October 6, 2021 07:15 AM MST

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What

Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)

Observer

donnawalkuski

Date

August 12, 2021 09:41 AM MST

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What

Beewolves (Genus Philanthus)

Observer

donnawalkuski

Date

August 12, 2021 09:43 AM MST

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kneubaue

Date

October 1, 2021 02:37 PM MST

Description

Female laying eggs on an outside window. The host plant is usually Spiderling; Boerhavia coccinea, based on prior observations, maybe she thought this location was safer. The adult measured 7 mm in length.

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thegardenhound

Date

October 4, 2021 09:58 AM MST

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What

California Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus cylindraceus)

Observer

restringham

Date

October 5, 2021 08:33 AM MST

Description

Really tall - at least 5 ft

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What

American Badger (Taxidea taxus)

Observer

mnsmith1

Date

September 4, 2020 07:11 AM MST

Tags

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What

Sonoran Bumble Bee (Bombus sonorus)

Observer

mchew6

Date

October 2, 2021 03:16 PM MST

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What

Coachwhip (Masticophis flagellum)

Observer

thegardenhound

Date

October 2, 2021 11:25 AM MST

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stevejones

Date

October 1, 2021 10:55 AM MST

Description

Host Larrea tridentata

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What

Typical Treehoppers (Family Membracidae)

Observer

stevejones

Date

October 1, 2021 10:58 AM MST

Description

Host Larrea tridentata; nymph stage. Incidental capture; see at right in second and third photos.

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What

Gall Wasps and Allies (Superfamily Cynipoidea)

Observer

elena10

Date

September 29, 2021 08:25 AM MST

Description

Not at all sure what this is, maybe fasciation?

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What

Southern Green Shield Bug (Nezara viridula)

Observer

larandas

Date

September 29, 2021 12:55 PM MDT

Description

On the checkout at grocery store!

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What

Hubbard's Silk Moth (Syssphinx hubbardi)

Observer

davejensen99

Date

September 24, 2021 11:13 AM MDT

Description

Beautiful, fat 3”, lighter color looks like chrome in person

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What

Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus)

Observer

juniperhops

Date

September 27, 2021 01:30 PM HST

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What

Mexican Yellow (Abaeis mexicana)

Observer

juniperhops

Date

September 28, 2021 11:04 AM HST

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What

Gourds (Genus Cucurbita)

Observer

larivera

Date

September 25, 2021 12:20 PM MST

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Observer

ezpixels

Date

August 2021

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What

Desert Blonde Tarantula (Aphonopelma chalcodes)

Observer

schicksterr

Date

September 20, 2021 07:02 AM MST

Description

Rescued from a pool, a bit wet

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Observer

schicksterr

Date

August 22, 2021 09:06 AM MST

Description

Being consumed by sphinx moth caterpillars

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What

Scarlet Spiderling (Boerhavia coccinea)

Observer

larry_andresen

Date

September 18, 2021 08:09 AM UTC

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What

Tarantula-hawk Wasps and Allies (Tribe Pepsini)

Observer

thegardenhound

Date

September 21, 2021 04:22 PM MST

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What

Costa's Hummingbird (Calypte costae)

Observer

larandas

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What

Gulf Fritillary (Dione vanillae)

Observer

reaglephoto

Date

September 19, 2021 09:13 PM MST

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What

Crab Spiders (Family Thomisidae)

Observer

larivera

Date

September 19, 2021 08:32 AM MST

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What

California Patch (Chlosyne californica)

Observer

mchew6

Date

September 20, 2021 11:44 AM MST

Description

On Bahiopsis parishii

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What

Yuma Sandmat (Euphorbia setiloba)

Observer

larivera

Date

September 19, 2021 09:57 AM MST

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What

Bush Crickets (Family Tettigoniidae)

Observer

kneubaue

Date

September 21, 2021 05:49 PM MST

Description

Unhatched eggs on a Meyer Lemon Tree leaf.

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What

Hourglass Plume Moth (Michaelophorus indentatus)

Observer

larivera

Date

September 18, 2021 06:18 PM MST

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What

Arrowheads (Genus Sagittaria)

Observer

juliestromberg

Date

September 22, 2021 09:34 AM MST

Description

Unisexual flowers

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What

Iris Mantises (Genus Iris)

Observer

juliestromberg

Date

September 22, 2021 10:36 PM MST

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What

Brachyceran Flies (Suborder Brachycera)

Observer

thegardenhound

Date

April 20, 2021 10:36 AM MST

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What

Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus)

Observer

jaydensherwood

Date

August 25, 2021 11:42 AM MDT

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What

Yellows and Sulphurs (Subfamily Coliadinae)

Observer

ezpixels

Date

September 10, 2021

Description

Chrysalis appears to be parasitized

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astronaut

Date

September 3, 2021 06:08 PM MDT

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What

Creosote Bush Katydid (Insara covilleae)

Observer

froggy143

Date

September 14, 2021 08:41 PM MST

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What

Bagrada Bug (Bagrada hilaris)

Observer

ameeds

Date

September 10, 2021 05:47 PM MST

Description

In pool.

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Observer

kneubaue

Date

September 8, 2021 03:37 PM MST

Description

Built a deep vertical raised burrow and was attempting to dig side pockets off from the main shoot that kept collapsing. Outside temperature 106 degrees F.

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Desert Horse Purslane (Trianthema portulacastrum)

Observer

restringham

Date

September 8, 2021 06:00 PM MST

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What

American Snout (Libytheana carinenta)

Observer

kneubaue

Date

September 9, 2021 01:06 PM MST

Description

Camouflaged well under a wooden chair seat.

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What

Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna)

Observer

larivera

Date

September 8, 2021 08:27 AM MST

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What

Sesame Leafroller (Antigastra catalaunalis)

Observer

melvin648

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jbp316

Date

September 9, 2021 06:48 AM MDT

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What

Arizona Signalgrass (Urochloa arizonica)

Observer

juliestromberg

Date

August 18, 2021 11:02 AM MST

Description

South Mountain Park

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What

Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)

Observer

dellakilleen

Date

September 4, 2021 10:54 AM MDT

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What

Yellows and Sulphurs (Subfamily Coliadinae)

Observer

ecoexplorers

Date

September 3, 2021 11:58 AM MST

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What

Rosy-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis)

Observer

macjackyemas

Date

August 30, 2021 01:41 PM MST

Description

Sound recorded from inside, my kitchen exhaust fan.
The photo is the other side of the wall

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Rosy-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis)

Observer

larandas

Date

August 1, 2021 08:17 AM MDT

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What

Angel Trumpets (Acleisanthes longiflora)

Observer

juliestromberg

Date

September 1, 2021 09:10 AM MST

Description

Kiwanis Trail

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What

Staghorn Cholla Moth (Euscirrhopterus cosyra)

Observer

kenziebell2

Date

August 31, 2021 02:00 PM PDT

Description

Eating cholla cactus

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What

Western Giant Swallowtail (Papilio rumiko)

Observer

donnawalkuski

Date

August 2021

Description

On citrus

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What

Common Gilled Mushrooms and Allies (Order Agaricales)

Observer

kristen-c

Date

August 20, 2021 09:29 AM MST
Insects

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What

Insects (Class Insecta)

Observer

donnawalkuski

Date

August 25, 2021 08:12 AM MST

Description

On Senna covesii

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Observer

froggy143

Date

August 24, 2021 04:01 PM MST

Description

I put it on the Palo Verde. I originally found it on a bike handle bar.

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What

Western Black Widow (Latrodectus hesperus)

Observer

larivera

Date

August 27, 2021 10:57 AM MST

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Observer

larivera

Date

August 27, 2021 07:26 AM MST

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What

Butterflies and Moths (Order Lepidoptera)

Observer

reaglephoto

Date

August 27, 2021 09:28 AM MST

Description

I found a couple inch worms in my garden and decided to take a fun photo of them. Likely won't be "research grade" yet, but I will put them back where I found them and photograph them there too later. I just hope this community enjoys a little cuteness on a Friday.

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What

Black Witch (Ascalapha odorata)

Observer

rogerfreddy

Date

August 25, 2021 04:12 PM MDT

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What

Rosy-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis)

Observer

macjackyemas

Date

August 17, 2021 02:20 PM MST

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What

Rosy-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis)

Observer

theresa100

Date

August 22, 2021 06:36 AM MDT

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What

Rosy-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis)

Observer

sop2020

Date

August 17, 2021 08:02 AM MDT

Description

Six Rosy-faced Lovebirds feeding on sunflowers

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What

Rosy-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis)

Observer

macjackyemas

Date

August 25, 2021 01:35 PM MST

Description

We had only a few in the last week but today they are more of them. I noticed they like to sit in the floor under the shade when is a hot day (above 105) they nap relax and pet eachother (the pairs do)

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Variegated Fritillary (Euptoieta claudia)

Observer

dellakilleen

Date

August 24, 2021 09:49 AM HST

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What

Chiricahua Mountain Sandmat (Euphorbia florida)

Observer

larivera

Date

August 16, 2021 06:33 AM MST

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What

Desert Iguana (Dipsosaurus dorsalis)

Observer

dellakilleen

Date

August 23, 2021 10:10 AM HST

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What

Rosy-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis)

Observer

larivera

Date

August 21, 2021 09:12 AM MST

Description

It was eating leaves off an Elephant bush (Portulacaria) in my yard. I've seen the lovebirds in my neighborhood for years, but only this year have I ever seen them eat this. Interesting since both are native to Southern Africa.

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What

Yuma Sandmat (Euphorbia setiloba)

Observer

juliestromberg

Date

August 12, 2021 02:15 PM MST

Description

Salt River floodplain

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What

Fivewing Spiderling (Boerhavia intermedia)

Observer

juliestromberg

Date

June 19, 2021 11:55 AM MST

Description

May be intergrading with B. erecta. Stems are sticky. Leaves opposite and unequal in size. About 0.5 m tall. Achenes 3 mm.

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What

Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna)

Observer

reaglephoto

Date

June 20, 2021 06:43 AM MST

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What

Zone-tailed Hawk (Buteo albonotatus)

Observer

kpbhw

Date

December 26, 2020 01:00 PM UTC

Description

Pecos Park - I really don't know if I got this correct!

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Observer

juliestromberg

Date

August 12, 2021 02:10 PM MST

Description

On Acacia flower (others nearby on Bebbia flowers)

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kneubaue

Date

August 11, 2021 10:46 AM MST

Description

Found crawling inside a residence on the floor. Placed outside near some Bermuda grass patches and bark. Accepted a drink of water on hay then went on its way. Measured 8 mm in length. ID'd on BugGuide https://bugguide.net/node/view/2020289.

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Southwestern Pipevine (Aristolochia watsonii)

Observer

ezpixels

Date

August 2021

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What

Pinks, Cactuses, and Allies (Order Caryophyllales)

Observer

aeriebee

Date

August 2021

Description

Leaves had ranged in color from green to purple

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What

Cobwebby Thistle (Cirsium occidentale)

Observer

kaitlyn116

Date

May 20, 2017 11:55 AM MDT

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Observer

kneubaue

Date

August 9, 2021 02:43 PM MST

Description

The female bees usually measure 9 mm in length while the males are smaller at ~7 mm. This male bee was resting in between foraging on Thai Basil; Ocimum basilicum var. Thai flowers. Several males and females were observed.

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Thread-waisted Sand Wasps (Genus Ammophila)

Observer

froggy143

Date

August 7, 2021 10:41 AM MST

Description

Digging a burrow