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Tag Archives: Taxonomy
What’s the Difference Between a Butterfly and a Moth
Written by Nancy Miorelli We’ve been having a lot of fun and games on our Facebook Page! Literally. Games. Like our new bug quiz series! Which of the lettered insects is a butterfly? So have a quick look a the … Continue reading
Posted in Taxonomy Tagged brush footed butterfly, Butterfly, clubbed antennae, Hedylidae, hooked antennae, Lepidoptera, moth, Taxonomy 2 Comments
What Is That Bug? Thank a Taxonomist!
Written by Nancy Miorelli We normally reserve our energy for writing about insects, but we often get inquiries asking us to identify insects. This isn’t our main purpose. We’ll help you as far as we can and then refer you to other blogs, Facebook groups, and websites where entomology … Continue reading
Posted in Taxonomy Tagged Bugs, Identification, Insects, Taxonomy 3 Comments
How do you know if a bug has been discovered before?
Post written by Joe Ballenger How do you know if a bug has been discovered before? -Bridget Mendel’s First Grade Class Entomologists have a pretty impressive ability to identify whatever’s put in front of us. It’s a major part of … Continue reading
Posted in Ecology, Research, Taxonomy Tagged Taxonomy 2 Comments