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The Leather Wings

Soldier Beetle

Some call them "soldier beetles."Some call them "leather-winged beetles."Some call them "Cantharids" (family Cantharidae).Whatever you call them, be...

Soldier Beetle
Soldier Beetle

SOLDIER BEETLE, perched on a plum tree leaf, checks it surroundings. It's an avid aphid-eater. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ready for Flight
Ready for Flight

SOLDIER BEETLE opens its wings, ready to take flight. This insect is also called a "leather-winged beetle" or a Cantharid (from family Cantharidae).(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 5:59 PM

Ain't No Moths on Me

Light brown apple moth, female

Bam! LBAM is back in the news. The California Department of Food and Agriculture announced Aug. 29 that it has established a 19-square-mile...

Light brown apple moth, female
Light brown apple moth, female

(Photo courtesy of David Williams, principal scientist, Perennial Horticulture, Department of Primary Industries, Victoria, Australia.)

Light brown apple moth, male
Light brown apple moth, male

(Photo courtesy of David Williams, principal scientist, Perennial Horticulture, Department of Primary Industries, Victoria, Australia.)

Larva of the light brown apple moth
Larva of the light brown apple moth

(Photo courtesy of David Williams, principal scientist, Perennial Horticulture, Department of Primary Industries, Victoria, Australia.)

Posted on Monday, September 1, 2008 at 5:40 PM

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