Bug on a Plant

Only 4 days to the eclipse! Are you ready? I am and very excited for it. Fingers crossed the clouds and rain hold off.

My neighbor’s field has Tharp’s Spiderwort (Tradescantia tharpii)! Furthermore this is the first time it has appeared there.
Back in our woods a True Bug (Heteroptera) paid our Tharp’s Spiderwort a visit!
Yucca Plant Bugs (Halticotoma valida) on guess what. 🙂
Yep on the Arkansas Yucca (Yucca arkansana). Additionally it was fun because as approached they all ran quickly down the leaves to hide from the big monster, me. LOL.
Spittle Bugs are back! There are many kinds and belong in the sub-order of True Hoppers (Auchenorrhyncha). Inside the spit, you will find at least one larva.
Multiple of the spittle bugs were in this spit.
Close up!

Indeed spring is fun!

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Keep looking!

The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know


  1. So are set up to do those shadow bands? Would be really cool to capture those too – but so much else to see in such a short time!

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