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Insects of Southeast Iowa  -  Click on each picture to view
Eastern Tailed Blue (Everes comyntas) Iowa   Orange Sulfur (Colias eurytheme)   Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia)   Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes)
Eastern Tailed Blue   Orange Sulfur     Common Buckeye    Giant Swallowtail   
(Everes comyntas)   (Colias eurytheme)   (Junonia coenia)   (Papilio cresphontes)
             
Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)   Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos)   Zabulon Skipper (Poanes zabulon)   Great Spangled Fritillary (Speyeria cybele)
Tiger Swallowtail   Pearl Crescent butterflies   Zabulon Skipper   Great Spangled Fritillary
(Papilio glaucus)   (Phyciodes tharos)   (Poanes zabulon)   (Speyeria cybele)
             
Silver-spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus)   Delaware Skipper (Anatrytone logan)   Cabbage White (Pieris rapae)   summer azure butterfly celastrina neglecta
Silver-spotted Skipper   Delaware Skipper   Cabbage White   Summer Azure
(Epargyreus clarus)   (Anatrytone logan)   (Pieris rapae)   (Celastrina neglecta)
             
Gray Comma (Polygonia progne)   Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)   Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes)   Black Swallowtail Caterpillar (Papilio polyxenes)
Gray Comma   Red Admiral   Black Swallowtail   Black Swallowtail Caterpillar
(Polygonia progne)   (Vanessa atalanta)   (Papilio polyxenes)   (Papilio polyxenes)
                                  
Monarch (Danaus plexippus)   Monarch butterfly caterpillar (Danaus plexippus)   Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)   Snowberry Clearwing Moth (Hemaris diffinis)
Monarch   Monarch Caterpillar   Painted Lady   Snowberry Clearwing Moth
(Danaus plexippus)   (Danaus plexippus)   (Vanessa cardui)   (Hemaris diffinis)
             
Milkweed Tussock Moth (Euchaetes egle)   Yellow-collared Scape Moth (Cisseps fulvicollis)     Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Milweed Tussock Moth   Yellow-collared Scape Moth   Ailanthus Webworm Moth   Widow Skimmer
(Euchaetes egle)   (Cisseps fulvicollis)   (Atteva punctella)   (Libellula luctuosa)
             
Common Whitetail Dragonfly (Plathemis lydia)   Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)   Cherry-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum internum)   Halloween Pennant (Celithemis eponina)
Common Whitetail Dragonfly   Eastern Pondhawk   Cherry-faced Meadowhawk   Halloween Pennant
(Plathemis lydia)    (Erythemis simplicicollis )   (Sympetrum internum)   (Celithemis eponina)
             
Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)   Variable Dancer (Argia fumipennis violacea)   Blue Fronted Dancer (Argia apicalis)   Familiar Bluet (Enallagma civile)
Ebony Jewelwing   Variable Dancer   Blue Fronted Dancer   Familiar Bluet
(Calopteryx maculata)   (Argia fumipennis violacea)   (Argia apicalis)   (Enallagma civile)
             
Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta)   leafcutter bee    Dark Honeybee (Apis mellifera)   Bumblebee
Powdered Dancer  

Leafcutter bee

   Honeybee   Bumblebee
(Argia moesta)  

 (Megachile spp.)

  (Apis mellifera)   (Bombus sp.)
             
Mason Wasp (Ancistrocerus adiabatus)   American Hover Fly (Metasyrphus americanus)   Syrphid Fly (Helophilus spp.)   Syrphid Fly (Eupeodes sp.)
Mason Wasp   American Hover Fly   Syrphid Fly   Syrphid Fly
(Ancistrocerus adiabatus)   (Metasyrphus americanus)   (Helophilus sp.)   (Eupeodes sp.)
             
Virescent Green Metallic Bee (Agapostemon virescens)   Great Golden Digger Wasp (Sphex ichneumoneus)   grasshopper   Differential Grasshopper (Melanoplus differentialis)
Virescent Green Metallic Bee   Great Golden Digger Wasp   Grasshopper   Differential Grasshopper
(Agapostemon virescens)   (Sphex ichneumoneus)   (unknown)   (Melanoplus differentialis)
             
Dogday Cicada (Tibicen canicularis)   Goldenrod Soldier Beetle (Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus)   Southern Corn Rootworm (Diabrotica undecimpunctata)   Tachinid Fly Tachinidae
Dogday Cicada   Goldenrod Soldier Beetle   Southern Corn Rootworm   Tachinid Fly
(Tibicen canicularis)   (Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus)   (Diabrotica undecimpunctata)   (Tachinidae unknown)
             
Leaf-footed Bug (Acanthocephala terminalis)   Box Elder Bug (Leptocoris Trivittatus)   Large Milkweed Bug (Oncopeltus fasciatus)   Small Eastern Milkweed Bug (Lygaeus kalmii)
Leaf-footed Bug   Box Elder Bug   Large Milkweed Bug   Small Eastern Milkweed Bug
(Acanthocephala terminalis)   (Leptocoris trivittatus)   (Oncopeltus fasciatus)   (Lygaeus kalmii)
             
Brown Stink Bug (Euschistus servus)   Locust Borer (Megacyllene robiniae)        
Brown Stink Bug   Locust Borer        
(Euschistus servus)   (Megacyllene robiniae)