Slices of Spring

Howdy, BugFans, The BugLady and her camera have been out scouring the uplands and wetlands for insects that will sit still long enough to have their portrait made. Many of today’s bugs have starred in their own BOTWs over the years, …

Wetlands Month IV – Water Scavenger Beetle Revised

Note: Most links leave to external sites. Salutations, BugFans, We’re wrapping up National Wetlands Week with a beetle that you don’t even need a magnifying glass to see! This is a revision of an episode that first aired in the summer …

Wetlands Month I – Crawling Water Beetle

Howdy, BugFans, May is National Wetlands Month, and the BugLady is celebrating by re-posting episodes about aquatic critters from deep in the BOTW archives (this one is from 2012, with some new words added). The BugLady heard an interesting interview …

Tobacco Budworm

Note: All links leave to external sites Greetings, BugFans, The BugLady photographed this handsome moth on her back porch rail last summer, and she was temporarily mystified when she identified it as a Tobacco budworm moth, because the nearest tobacco …