Insects
Seen on the Giant


KINGDOM ANIMALIA, PHYLUM ARTHROPODA, CLASS INSECTA
ORDERFAMILYGENUSSPECIESCOMMON NAMESEEN BEFORE 6/13/10SEEN 6/13/10WHERE? COMMENTS?
ColeopteraBuprestidae..Metallic wood borer4/19/096/13/10larva 2009; large larvae, 2 spp. 2010
.Cantharidae..Soldier Beetles4/19/09..
.CarabidaeCicindelasexguttataSix-spotted Tiger Beetle4/19/09.Yellow Trail, west of Yellow-Green Connector
..Galeritabicolor?Ground Beetle4/19/09..
..PterostichusmutusGround Beetle4/19/096/13/10.
..Elaphropus..4/19/09..
..Trichotichnusautumnalis.4/19/09..
.Chrysomelidae....6/13/10Picnic area at night
..ChrysochusauratusDogbane Beetle.6/20/10Violet Trail, near the old quarry works
.CoccinellidaePropylaeaquatuordecimpunctataLadybird Beetle4/19/096/13/10Mill River area
..?....6/13/10.
.Curculionidae..weevil.6/13/10.
.Elateridae..Click Beetle4/19/09.two species 2009, 3 species 2010
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.LampyridaeEllychniacorruscalightning beetles4/19/096/13/102 spp.
..PhotinuspyralisFirefly4/19/09.By Mill River
.LycidaeCalopterondiscrepensNet-winged Beetle.6/20/10.
..Erosaurora (Herbst)Red Net-winged Beetle4/12/08.Not reported since 2008
.Meloidae....6/13/10.
.ScarabaeidaeAmphimallon...6/13/10Picnic area at night
..Melolontha...6/13/10.
..PopilliajaponicaJapanese Beetle.6/22/10Quarry area, Violet Trail
.Staphylinidae OxyporusquiniquemaculatusRove Beetle 1.6/13/10By Mill River, on the gills of the underside of the mushroom Pholiota aegerita!
..TachinusfimbriatusGravenhurstRove Beetle 2.6/16/10By Mill River, on the gills of the underside of a mushroom
DictyopteraMantidaeMantisreligiosaPraying Mantis5/25/09.Quarry
..StagmomantiscarolinaCarolina Praying Mantis7/22/07.White Trail (not reported in the Giant since 2007)
DipteraMycetophilidae..Gnat4/19/096/13/10.
.Empidiae..fly4/19/09..
.Calliphoridae..Blow Flies4/19/096/13/10.
.CecidomyiidaeHartigiola annulipesBeech Leaf Gall Midge.6/13/10Throughout the Giant
.Ceratopogonidae..Biting Midges4/19/09..
.Chironomidae..Midges4/19/096/13/103 species
.Culicidae..Mosquitos4/19/096/13/10By Mill River
.Tachinidae..Tachinid Flies4/19/096/13/102 species (or maybe 3)
.TipulidaeTipula.Crane fly sp.Spring, 20106/13/103 species in picnic area at night on 6/13/10; also on White Trail
....Flies4/19/096/13/10.
..?.?.Fly.6/13/109 species in picnic area at night
.BombyliidaeThyridanthrax.Bee fly4/19/09..
..Anthrax.Bee fly4/19/2009 ..
....Bee fly4/19/2009 .two species
.RhagionidaeChrysopilusthoracicusGolden-backed Snipe Fly5/30/2009 .Orange Trail
.SyrphidaeAllograpta obliquaFlower fly (Hoverfly or Bee Mimic)5/1/2009 .Mill Riverbank. See image to the right - can be enlarged; also Violet Trail on 5/23/10
.?.....6/13/2010 5 spp.
Ephemeroptera?.....6/13/2010 Picnic area at night
.?.....6/13/2010 Picnic area at night
HemipteraAphididae HamamelistesspinosusAphid5/29/2010 6/13/2010 Witch Hazel leaf gall (5/29/10), on various trails. Image:
.AlelgidaeAdelgestsugaeWoolly Adelgid4/19/2009 6/13/2010 Wherever in the park there are hemlocks (and killing them); Invasive
.CercopidaePhilaenussp.Spittlebug.6/13/2010 .
.Cicadellidae?....6/13/2010 Picnic area at night
..?....6/13/2010 .
.CoreidaeAcanthocephalaterminalisLeaf-footed Bug4/11/2010 .By lower quarry works, along edge of grassy area
..Leptoglossus.Leaf-footed Bug5/29/2010 .White Trail
.GerridaeGerrisspp. Water Strider4/19/2009 6/13/2010 .
.PhylloxeridaePhylloxera caryaecaulisHickory Gall Phylloxera.6/13/2010 Throughout the Giant
.ReduviidaeZelus?sp.Assassin BugMay, 2010..
.?.....6/13/2010 3 spp. 2010
HomopteraAphididaeHormaphis hamamelidisWitch Hazel Leaf Gall Aphid...
HymenopteraAnthophoridaeNomada.Parasitic bee4/19/2009 ..
.Andrenidae..Mining Bees4/19/2009 ..
..Andrena..4/19/2009 .3 species
.ApidaeBombussp. 1Bumble Bee4/19/2009 ..
..EuglossaviridissimaGreen Orchid Bee5/25/2009 .White Trail
.ColletidaeColletessp..4/19/2009 ..
.CynipidaeAmphibolipsconfluentaOak Apple Gall Wasp.6/13/2010 Throughout the Giant
.FormicidaeAcanthomyopssp. 1Citronella Ant4/19/2009 ..
..Camponotussp. 1Carpenter Ant 4/19/2009 6/13/2010 .
..Formicasp. 1Red Ant4/19/2009 6/13/2010 .
....Ant sp.4/19/2009 6/13/2010 3 spp. 2010
....bee 4/19/2009 ..
.Pompilidae..Spider Wasp4/19/2009 ..
.VespidaePolistesdominulaPaperwasp4/19/2009 ..
.Ichneumonidae..Ichneumon Wasps4/19/2009 6/13/2010 3 species 2010 (in picnic area at night)
..MegarhyssaatrataIchneumons Wasps6/29/2009 .Blue Trail
.Tenthredinidae..Sawfly4/19/2009 6/13/2010 Larvae on 4/19/09, adults in picnic area at night on 6/13/10
.Suborder Symphyta..Sawfly.6/13/2010 .
IsopteraRhinotermitidaeReticulitermesflavipesTermite4/19/2009 6/13/10.
LepidopteraArctiidaeHyphantriacuneaFall Web Worm.6/13/2010 .
..LophocampacaryaeHickory Tussock Moth.6/13/2010 Picnic area at night
.ErebidaeIdiaaemulaIdia Moth.6/18/2010 White Trail
.Gelechiidae...4/19/2009 6/13/2010 Picnic area at night
.Geometridae..Geometrid moth.6/13/2010 larvae of 4 spp., adults of 2 spp.
..BesmaquercivorariaOak Besma Moth5/1/2010 ..
..CampaeaperlataPale Beauty Moth5/29/10, 6/12/106/13/2010 Nature Trail just below the Tower Trail on 5/29/10; Orange Trail on 6/12/10; picnic area at night on 6/13/10
..DyspterisabortivariaBadwing Moth6/7/2009 .Orange Trail
..Eupithecia...6/13/2010 5 species (picnic area at night)
..Eusarca confusariaconfusariaConfused Eusarca Mothspring, 2010?..
..ItamepustulariaLesser Maple Spanworm.6/13/2010 Picnic area at night
..MetarranthisspCanker Worm4/19/2009 6/13/2010 Picnic area at night
..ProchoerodeslineolaLarge Maple Spanworm Moth5/11/2010 .Blue Trail
..Scopula...6/13/2010 Picnic area at night
..Semiothisa...6/13/2010 Picnic area at night
..?....6/13/2010 Picnic area at night
..TrichodeziaalbovittataWhite-striped Black Moth5/8/2010 .Red Circle Trail
.HesperiidaeAutochtoncellusGolden-banded Skipper...
..ErynnisjuvenalisJuvenal's Duskywing4/1/2010 ..
..PoaneshobomokHobomok Skipper5/31/2009 6/13/2010 White Trail on 5/31/09
.LasiocampidaeMalacosoma?...6/13/2010 Picnic area at night
..MalacosomaamericanumEastern Tent Caterpillar4/19/2009 Spring, 2010.
.LycaenidaeCallophrysgryneusJuniper Hairstreak Butterfly4/19/2009 ..
..CelastrinaladonSpring Azure Butterfly4/19/2009 Spring, 2010White Trail in April, 2009
.LymantriidaeLymantriadispar..6/13/2010 larvae
.PapilionidaePapilioglaucusEastern Tiger Swallowtail4/21/2010 ..
..PapiliopolyxenesBlack Swallowtail ? 2010..
..PapiliotroilusSpicebush Swallowtail?2010..
.Nepticulidae?....6/13/2010 Picnic area at night
.NoctuidaeBomolochabaltimoralisBaltimore Bombolocha Moth.6/13/2010 Picnic area at night
..CatocalaepioneEpione Underwing Moth.6/30/2010 Green Trail beginning (on the Chest)
..Cuculliaconvexipenniscutworm (brown-hooded owlet)9/13/2009 .Tower Trail, on the 2009 Geology Hike
..EupsiliavinulentsStraight-toothed Sallow4/2/2010 .Orange Trail
..NoctuapronubaYellow underwing.6/13/2010 .
..PolygrammataehebraeicumHebrew Moth.6/13/2010 Picnic area at night
..Synedoida (Drasteria)grandirenaFigure-Seven Moth5/1/2010 .Orange Trail
..ZaleminereaColorful Zale Moth.6/13/2010 .
..Zanclognatha pedipilalisGrayish Zanclognatha Moth.6/13/2010 Picnic area at night
.NotodontidaeClosterainclusaPoplar Tentmaker5/31/2009 .White Trail
..NadatagibbosaWhite-dotted Prominent5/1/2010 .Green Trail, between White Trail and Red Triangle Trail
.NymphalidaeCercyonispegalaWood Nymph Butterfly.6/22/2010 White Trail
..Limenitisarthemis astyanaxRed-spotted Purple Butterfly (White Admiral)5/29/2010 Spring, 2010Orange Trail (5/29/10)
..MegistocymelaLittle Wood Satyr5/31/09, 5/1/10.White Trail on 5/31/09
..NymphalisantiopaMourning Cloak4/19/2009 .Many places in the Giant
..PhyciodestharosPearl Crescent6/6/2009 ..
..PolygoniacommaEastern Comma6/9/2010 .Blue Trail
..Speyeria cybeleGreat Spangled Fritillary.6/22/2010 Yellow Trail
..Vanessa atalantaRed Admiral5/10/2010 7/17/2010 White Trail (near intersection with Green on 7/17/10)
..Vanessa virginiensisAmerican Lady4/19/2009 .White Trail
.PieridaeColiasinteriorPink-edged Sulphur.6/20/2010 Quarry
..Pieris rapaeEuropean Cabbage butterfly4/19/2009 6/13/2010 .
..AnthocharismideaFalcate Orangetip4/19/2009 Spring, 2010On the Blue Trail near the quarry/the Head
.PsychidaeThyridopteryxephemeraeformis Evergreen Bagworm Moth3/23/2010 ..
.Pyralidae..Pyralidae4/19/2009 6/13/2010 5 spp.
.SaturnidaeAntheraeapolyphemusPolyphemus Moth3/23/2010 .Green Trail, east of intersection with White Trail
..CallosamiaprometheaPromethea Moth3/1/2010 ..
.TortricidaeArgyrotaeniajuglandanaHickory Leaf Roller Moth5/23/2010 ..
..Archips (Cacoecia)rosaceanaWitch Hazel Leaf Roller Leaf Roller Moth5/9/2010 6/13/2010 Tower Trail on 5/9/10, 2 spp. Picnic area 6/13/10
......6/13/2010 .
.Yponomeutidae AttevapunctellaAilanthus Webworm Moth.7/22/2010 Quarry. Image:
.ZygaenidaePyromorphadimidiataOrange-patched Smoky Moth5/31/2009 ..
MegalopteraCorydalidaeCorydaluscornutusEastern Dobsonfly.6/13/2010 .
.Sialidae..Alderfly4/19/2009 ..
NeuropteraChrysopidae..Green lacewing.6/13/2010 .
OdonataAeshnidaeAnaxjuniusGreen Darner Dragonfly.6/13/2010 .
.CalopterygidaeCalopteryxmaculataBlack-winged Damselfly (Ebony Jewelwing Damselfly).6/13/2010 Quarry area
.CoenagrionidaeIschnuraverticalisEastern Forktail Damselfly.6/20/2010 Mill River
.LestidaeLestesrectangularisSlender Spreadwing Damselfly.6/20/2010 Mill River
.LibellulidaeLibellulaluctuosaWidow Skimmer Dragonfly.6/22/2010 Blue-White Crossover
..LilellulapulchellaTwelve-spot Dragonfly (Twelve-spotted Skimmer)5/25/2009 6/13/2010 Orange Trail on 5/25/09
..PlathemislydiaWhitetail Dragonfly.6/22/2010 Whitetail Dragonfly image:
OrthopteraAcrididaeDissosteira carolinaMeadow (Carolina) Grasshopper4/19/2009 .Blue Trail
.GryllidaeNemobius.Cricket4/19/2009 ..
.Tettigoniidae..Katydid.6/13/2010 .
PhasmatodeaPhasmatidae..Walking Stick.6/13/2010 .
Plecoptera.....6/13/2019 2 spp. Picnic area at night
Trichoptera...CaddisflySpring, 20106/13/2010 4 spp. Picnic area at night