Bagworm Moths

August 21, 2015

The Psychidae (bagworm moths, also simply bagworms or bagmoths) are a family of the Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths). The bagworm family is fairly small, with about 1350 species[2] described. Bagworm species are found globally, with some, such as the Snailcase Bagworm (Apterona helicoidella), settling continents where they are not native in modern times.

Yellow Jackets-Wasps

July 3, 2014

Color: Black and yellow. Length: 1/2″ – 5/8″ Yellow jackets are sometimes mistakenly confused with honey bees due to their yellow and black markings,  given that they are similar in size and appearance and both sting, but yellow jackets are actually wasps. They can be distinguished from bees by their thin waists. Yellow jackets are […]

Paper Wasps

July 3, 2014

Color: Reddish brown to dark red to orange with varying bright stripes of yellow and red Length: 1/2 – 1″ Can be found in a variety of colors from reddish brown to dark red to orange with varying bright stripes of yellow and red. Paper wasps are predators and feed on insects, spiders and caterpillars. […]


July 3, 2014

Color: Yellow and dark brown Length: 1/2″ These “hairy” bees have yellow and dark brown coloring and thick bodies. They are not aggressive and will leave people alone if not provoked, but they are defensive and will attack anything that threatens the colony or individual. They forage on pollen and nectar from which they produce […]