At the beginning of the arid, hot pre-summer in the desert, our moths are small but intricately patterned
Graceful adult Antlions hang around, recently emerged from the pupal stage of pit-trap building, ant-eating doodle bugs that gave the group the name.
The Running Crab Spider is probably a harmless neighbor for the Darkling Beetle Eupsophulus castaneus. The beetles mate is a tap dancer. He uses his whole body, not his feet, to produce a 'tatatptaptaptap' that can be heard several feet away.
Triorophus emerge covered in a waxy blue layer that wears of as they age.
|Cyclocephala longula, Acoma sp. and Hybosorus illigeri|
|I'm feeling watched; Ground mantis|