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Claira Found Caterpillar
Claira found a caterpillar walking across the trail. She didn't want to pick it up in her hand, but she was okay with using a stick.
Species: Pyrrharctia isabella (banded woollybear)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > October 2017 > Claira Found Caterpillar

Orb Weaver On Web
The spider was backlit which is why it's so light.
Species: Araneus diadematus (cross orbweaver, orb-weaver)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > September 2014 > Orb Weaver On Web

Painted Lady In Gravel
Painted Lady In Gravel
Species: Vanessa cardui (painted lady)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > July 2019 > Painted Lady In Gravel

Four Spotted Skimmer On Diagonal
1/25th of a second - I'm really surprised it is sharp.
Species: Libellula quadrimaculata (Four-spotted Skimmer)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > June 2016 > Four Spotted Skimmer On Diagonal

Plain Tiger On Vervain
Plain Tiger On Vervain
Species: Danaus chrysippus (plain tiger)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong 13 > Plain Tiger On Vervain

Western Tiger Swallowtail Drinking
I was shocked to see this butterfly stop and sit. It was pretty early in the morning and there weren't a lot of flowers around, but I was really surprised by my luck.
Tags: insect
Species: Papilio rutulus (Western Tiger Swallowtail)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > Lillooet > Western Tiger Swallowtail Drinking

Western Tiger Swallowtail On Thistle
Hindsight is always 20/20 - I wish I had more depth of field, but I'm glad it isn't blurry.
Tags: insect
Species: Papilio rutulus (Western Tiger Swallowtail)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > Lillooet > Western Tiger Swallowtail On Thistle

Butterfly On Log
Butterfly On Log
Species: Lycaena mariposa (Mariposa Copper)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > August 2018 > Butterfly On Log

Painted Lady On Rock
This butterfly very rarely stopped moving.
Species: Vanessa cardui (painted lady)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > July 2015 > Painted Lady On Rock

Anise Swallowtail On The Rock
Anise Swallowtail On The Rock
Species: Papilio zelicaon (Anise Swallowtail)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > August 2014 > Anise Swallowtail On The Rock

Cabbage White Feeding On Flower
I'm still learning to take photos of butterflies - I always figured these white things were moths but I was wrong. These two were very active (chasing each other it seemed) and were very particular about which flowers they fed on.
Tags: flower, insect
Species: Pieris rapae (Cabbage White)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > August 2014 > Cabbage White Feeding On Flower

Cabbage White Flying In
I like that you can see the rolled up proboscis on the upper butterfly.
Tags: flower, insect
Species: Pieris rapae (Cabbage White)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > August 2014 > Cabbage White Flying In

Common Wood Nymph Hiding In Grass
This little guy kept moving - this was pretty much the best I got.
Tags: insect
Species: Cercyonis pegala (Common Wood-Nymph)

John Harvey Photo > John's Overnight Page > Spences Bridge > Common Wood Nymph Hiding In Grass

Lorquins Admiral
Lorquins Admiral
Tags: insect
Species: Limenitis lorquini (Lorquin's Admiral)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2021 to 2005 > July 2018 > Lorquins Admiral

Caterpillars Eating Leaf
Caterpillars Eating Leaf
Species: Delias pasithoe (redbase Jezebel)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong 13 > Caterpillars Eating Leaf

Five Caterpillars Sharing Leaf
Five Caterpillars Sharing Leaf
Species: Delias pasithoe (redbase Jezebel)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong 13 > Five Caterpillars Sharing Leaf

Tailed Jay On Milkweed
This example has seen some wear on it's wings. This species almost never stopped moving.
Species: Graphium agamemnon (Tailed Jay)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong 13 > Tailed Jay On Milkweed

White Dragontail On Bidens Alba
White Dragontail On Bidens Alba
Species: Lamproptera curius (White Dragontail)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong 13 > White Dragontail On Bidens Alba

Common Jester
Common Jester
Species: Symbrenthia lilaea (common jester)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong 13 > Common Jester

Lemon Pansy
Lemon Pansy
Species: Junonia lemonias (lemon pansy)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong 13 > Lemon Pansy

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