Posts Tagged: beewolves
The Amazing World of 'Gwentomologist' Gwen Erdosh
"It's wasp time! This is a beewolf! Have you ever heard of beewolves? Well, neither had I until I discovered a bunch of them nectaring on Queen...
A beewolf photographed by Gwen Erdosh, aka Gwentomologit, and posted on her Instagram account.
This is a rare grasshopper, a male Chaparral Shieldback, Cyrtophyllicus chlorum, that Gwen Erdosh found and photographed in Winters. She posted this on her Instagram account.
This is a Texas Canyon longhorn beetle, Megapurpuricenus magnificus, that Gwen Erdosh photographed with her Iphone 11 in Tucson, Arizona. "This beetle only appears every three years for about two weeks to reproduce, and it is only found in a few spots in the United States," she wrote on her Instagram account.
"Mantisflies are neither mantises nor flies, they are actually neuropterans, just like lacewings and antlions!" Gwen Erdosh writes on her Instagram account. "They evolved raptorial forelegs separately from mantises, which is called convergent evolution." (Photo by Gwen Erdosh)
A close-up of a bumble bee, a male Bombus vandykei by Gwen Erdosh. She posted this on her Instagram account.