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Long-horned Beetle -
Tragosoma harrisii

Bee Fly - genus Poecilanthrax

Orange Ichneumon Wasp - genus Ophion

Stink Bug with fly parasites - family Pentatomidae




Alderflies
Ants
Aphids
Beetles
Bees
Bristletails
Bugs
Caddisflies
Centipedes & Millipedes
Cockroaches
Cicadas
Earwigs
Flies and Bee Flies
          Alderflies
  •  Alderfly - (Sialis) - brown, lace-winged aquatic insect at Bear River MBR
             Ants
  • Carpenter Ant - (Camponotus) - at Strawberry Reservoir in Utah
  • Citronella Ant - (Lasius latipes) - bright orange fuzzy ant in Millcreek, Utah 2016
  • Mound-building Ant - (Formica -rufa group) - emerging females in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, UT
  • Pavement Ant - (Tetramorium species-e) - winged male in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Velvet Ant - see Wasps 
 Aphids
  • Woolly Aphid - (Eriosomatinae) - tiny fuzzy white winged insect giving birth

Beetles

  • Ant Eater Scarab Beetle - (genus Cremastocheilus) - in Mercur Canyon, Tooele County, UT  6-11-2018
  • Aquatic Leaf Beetle - (genus Plateumaris) - black beetle in the Jordanelle wetlands
  • Aquatic Leaf Beetle - (genus Plateumaris) - beautiful metallic brown beetle in the Jordanelle wetlands
  • Backswimmer - (Notonecta unifasciata) - on Antelope Island
  • Beetle Larva - (possible Elateridae) - skinny, worm-like beetle larva in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Beetle Larvae - three different larvae in Utah
  • Blister Beetles
    • Blister Beetle - (Epicauta) - gray beetles near St. George, Washington County, Utah 10-18-2008, 10-6-2009
    • Blister Beetle - (Epicauta wheeleri) - gray & gold beetles in St. George, Wash. County, UT  10-8-2018
    • Blister Beetle - (Epicauta wheeleri) - gray & gold beetles & mating pairs near St. George, UT 10-6-2009, 10-6-2009
    • Blister Beetle - (Epicauta pennsylvanica) - "Black Blister Beetle" at Strawberry Reservoir, Utah Cnty, Utah
    • Blister Beetle - (Epicauta puncticollis) - fuzzy black beetle at Powder Mountain in Weber Cnty, Utah
    • Blister Beetle - (Gnathium minimum) - tiny brown beetles on sunflowers on Antelope Island
    • Blister Beetle - (Lytta arizonica) - orange and black beetles mating on wildflowers in Nevada.
    • Blister Beetle - (Nemognatha) - orange beetle found mostly on Sunflower - Antelope Island 7-2009, 8-2016
    • Blister Beetle - (Pleuropasta mirabilis) - red and cream beetle with jagged horizontal line (Nevada)
    • Blister Beetle - (Zonitis sayi ) - golden beetle on Antelope Island, Farmington Bay & Jordanelle wetlands
    • Blister Beetle - (Zonitis bilineata) - orange, beige and black insect in Taylorsville, tah
  • Carpet Beetles
    • Carpet Beetle - (Anthrenus fuscus) - tiny brown beetle with light stripes in Taylorsville, Utah 5-25-2009
    • Carpet Beetle "Varied Carpet Beetle " - (Anthrenus verbasci) - brown & white beetle, Taylorsville, Utah 5-31-2008
    • Carpet Beetle - (Anthrenus lepidus) - swarms on Antelope Island, Davis County, UT  5-13-2009, 5-31-2009
    • Carpet Beetle - (Desrmesstes caninus) - gray and black beetle on Antelope Island 9-16-2009
    • Carpet Beetle - (Dermestes frischi) - gray and black beetle with a white bell, Antelope Is., UT 4-28-2010
    • Carpet Beetle (Larder Beetle) - (Lardarius) - dark beetle with a light mid-stripe at Strawberry Res., UT 6-23-2012
  • Chafers
  • Click Beetle - (Elateridae) - brown clicking beetle in Taylorsville, Salt Lake County, Utah 7-20-2010
  • Click Beetle - (genus Selatosomus) - shiny black beetle in Wasatch Mtn State Park, Wasatch Cnty, UT 6-24-2019
  • Darkling Beetles - (Eleodes obscurus) - large black beetle in Zion NP and one on Antelope Island
  • Darkling Beetle - (tribe Edrotini) - small purplish-red beetle at Bear River MBR
  • Darkling Beetle - (Eusattus muricatus) - roundish black beetle in the Coral Pink Sand Dunes, Utah 5-2011
  • Darkling Beetle "Dark Mealworm" - (Tenebrio obscurus) - in Salt Lake County, Utah 7-2-2011
  • Dung Beetles
    • Dung Beetle - (Aphodius fimetarius) - red and black dung beetle found in dung on Antelope Island 11-3-2010
    • Dung Beetle - (Aphodius distinctus) - mottled brown dung beetles on Antelope Island - 2009, 2010, 2016
    • Dung Beetle - (Aphodius pumilio) - tiny black and brown beetle in Salt Lake City, Utah 3-16-2011
    • Dung Beetle - (Canthon floridanus) - rolling the dung at Strawberry Reservoi, Wasatch County, UT 5-27-2007
  • False Blister Beetle  (Asclera excavata) - red and blueish-black beetle at Powder Mountain UT
  • Fire-Colored Beetle - (genus Pedilus) - male black beetle at Pineview Reservoir, Weber Cnty, UT
  • Firefly - (Lampyridae Pyropyga nigricans )  - black and red flying beetle in Taylorsville, UT (yes, a real firefly)
  • Ground Beetles
    • Ground Beetle - (Agonum ferruginosum) - small brown beetle on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty., UT 5-2015
    • Ground Beetle - (Calosoma luxatum) - small shiny rotund beetle on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty, UT 2-25-2016
    • Ground Beetle - (genus Amara - "sun beetles") - colorful seed-eating beetle Kane County, Utah 5-27-2011
    • Ground Beetle - (Lebia vittata) - red beetle with black & white stripes at Strawberry Res, Wasatch Cnty. 8-27-2009
    • Ground Beetle - (Carabus nemoralis) - blue-black beetle, 3 photos in Taylorsville, Ut  7-8-2007, 5-29-2009
    • Ground Beetle - (genus Scarites subterraneus) - predatory, blue-black, scary-looking beetle in St. George, Ut 4-27-2012
    • Ground Beetle "Seedcorn Beetle" - (Stenolophus anceps) - on Antelope Island, Davis County, UT 4-22-2009
  • June Beetle - "ten-lined june beetle" - (Polyphylla decemlineata) - on Antelope Island Wendy Wilson, 2013
  • June Beetle a.k.a. June Bug - (Polyphylla decemlineata) - striped beetle in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Klamath Weed Beetle - (Chrysolina quadrigemina) - lady-bug like black beetle in Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Leaf Beetle - (Clytrini) - casebearer beetle - tiny black beetle with red shoulders at Strawberry Res., Wasatch Cnty., UT
  • Leaf Beetle - (Coleothorpa) - tiny gray, case-bearing leaf beetle with red shoulders in Herriman, Salt Lake County, Utah
  • Leaf Beetle (Skeletonizing) - (Galeruca costatissima) - black, orange-bordered beetle in Utah County 9-2017
  • Leaf Beetle - (Trirhabda attenuata) - small yellow and gray beetle in Red Butte Garden, SL County, UT 7-9-2018
  • Leaf Beetle - (Trirhabda) - in Kolob Canyons Overlook in Zion NP, Washington County, UT
  • Leaf Beetle - possible"Imported Willow Leaf Beetle" - (Plagiodera versicolora) - found along the Green River by Helen Howard, 2014
  • Leaf Beetle (Skeletonizing) - (Erynephala puncticollis) - "beet leaf beetle" - golden beetle on Antelope Island
  • Leaf Beetle (Skeletonizing) - (genus Monoxia) - very small, brown-striped leaf beetle on Antelope Island, 2016
  • Leaf Beetle - (Zygogramma continua) - striped beetle on the Nebo Loop, Utah County, UT  8-5-2018
  • Long-horned Beetles (borers)
    • Long-horned Beetle - (Batyle suturalis) - red and black beetles on Sundancer Daisy in southern Utah
    • Long-horned Beetle - (Brothylus gemmulatus) - oak-boring, brown spotted beetle in Taylorsville, UT
    • Long-horned Beetle - (Lepturobosca chrysocoma) - beetle at Powder Mtn. Ski Resort, Weber County, UT 8-2-2009
    • Long-horned Beetle - (Crossidius coralinus parviceps) - red and black beetle at Promontory Point, UT 9-2008
    • Long-horned Beetle - (Crossidius hirtipes wickhami) - black &orange beetle at Strawberry Res., UT 9-2008
    • Long-horned Beetle - (Crossidius pulchellus) - orange beetle on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah 10-10-2010
    • Long-horned Beetle - (Crossidius suturalis) - orange and black beetle on Antelope Island, 8-2009
    • Long-horned Beetle  - (Gnathacmaeops pratensis) - at Provo River falls in the Uinta Mountains
    • Long-horned Beetle - (Judolia montivagans) - patterned flower longhorn in Big Cottonwood Canyon, UT  7-11-2018
    • Long-horned Beetle - (Etorofus propinquus aka Leptura propinqua) - brown beetle in Summit County, Utah 7-2017
    • Long-horned Beetle "Locust Borer" - (Megacyllene robiniae) - found drinking sap on a dying tree in Sugar House, Utah
    • Long-horned Beetle - (Monochamus scutellatus) - black & white spotted beetle with long antennae at Brighton, Utah
    • Long-horned Beetle - (Neospondylis upiformis) - large black beeetle with large jaws at Strawberry Res., Utah
    • Long-horned Beetle grub - (Prionus californicus) - the stuff of nightmares eating roots of Gambel Oak.
    • Long-horned Beetle "Poplar Borer" - (Saperda calcarata) - yellow beetle with black spots in Taylorsville, UT
    • Long-horned Beetle - (Stenocorus nubifer) - brown & black beetle at Pineview Res., Weber County, UT 6-16-2012
    • Long-horned Beetle - (Stenosphenus debilis) - orange beetle with long antennae in Taylorsville, UT 8-2008, 2009
    • Long-horned Beetle - (Trachysida mutabilis) - black beetle with a white belly in Brighton, Utah
    • Long-horned Beetle - (Tragosoma harrisii) - large brown beetle at Heber Valley Camp, Wastach County, UT  8-13-2019
    • Long-horned Beetle - "Red-headed Ash Borer - (Neoclytus acuminatus ) - climbing around some cuttings in Taylorsville, UT
    • Long-horned Beetle - (Megacyllene antennata) - black or brown and white mesquite or cat's claw borer in Henderson, NV
  • May Beetle - (genus Phyllophaga) - brown scarab beetle found in the spring in Utah yards
  • Metallic Wood-boring Beetles
  • No 10 beetle - in Southern Utah
  • Northern Carrion Beetle - (Thanatophilus lapponicus) - with mites, in Tooele County and Wasatch County, Utah 2011, 2017
  • Ornate Checkered Beetles - (Trichodes ornatus) - four beetles, four different colors
  • Predacious Diving Beetle - (family Dytiscidae) - black or brown beetle with strange legs at Bear River MBR
  • Red-femured Milkweed Borer - (Tetraopes femoratus) - at Bear River MBR & Antelope Island
  • Rove Beetle - "Spiny-legged Rove Beetle" (genus Bledius) - small black, yellow and red beetle on Antelope Island
  • Rove Beetle - (Philonthus aurulentus) - on Antelope Island.
  • Rove Beetle (Large) - (Tasgius ater) - black winged beetle at Bear River MBR & Taylorsville, UT
  • Seed Beetle - (Stator limbatus) - in Clark County, NV
  • Soldier Beetle - (Chauliognathus fasciatus) - yellow and black beetle near St. George, Utah
  • Soft-winged Flower Beetles
  • Sunflower Beetle - (Zygogramma exclamationis) - tan beetle with brown stripes at Bear River MBR
  • Tamarisk Leaf Beetle - (Diorhabda elongata) - in St. George, Utah
  • Tiger Beetles
    • Tiger Beetle - (Cicindela albissima) - Coral Pink Sand Dunes Tiger Beetle in Kane County, UT
    • Tiger Beetle - Cicindela nebraskana - brown beetle with a gold nose in the mountains by Heber City, UT
    • Tiger Beetle - (Cicindela orgeona) - on the sands of Antelope Island. Carol Davis 10-16-2010
    • Tiger Beetle - (Cicendela purpurea) - male and female mating pair on Antelope Island
    • Tiger Beetle "Wetsalts Tiger Beetle" - (Cicindela haemorrhagica) - dark beettle with cream-colored patches
  • Three-lined Potato Beetle - (Lema daturaphila) - yellow, orange & black beetle in Snow Canyon State park
  • Three-lined Potato Beetle Larva - (Lema daturaphila) - yellow-green larva carrying feces on its back, Wash. Cnty, UT
  • Tumbling Flower Beetle - (Mordellidae) - "pintail beetle" at Pineview Res. & on Antelope Island
  • Water Scavenger Beetle - (Hydrobius fuscipes) - in the snow in February on Antelope Island 
Bees
  • Alkali Bee - Sweat Bee - - (Nomia melanderi) - black and yellow bee on Rocky Mtn. Bee Plant, Ant. Islan
  • Bumble Bees
  • Carpenter Bee - (Xylocopa tabaniformis androleuca) - all black female at Red Butte Garden, SLC. Utah
  • Carpenter Bee - (Xylocopa tabaniformis androleuca) - big-eyed black and tan male at Red Butte Garden, SLC, Utah
  • Cellophane Bee - (Colletes phaceliae) - striped yellow bee on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah  10-2017
  • Cellophane Bee - (genus Colletes) - small fuzzy bee with clear wings on Antelope Island, 10-2009, 10-2016
  • Cuckoo Bee
    • Cuckoo Bee - (Nomadinae) -  black and yellow wasp-like bee at Pineview Reservoir, Weber County, Utah 7-2011
    • Cuckoo Bee - (Epeolus novomexicanus) - female gray and black striped bee on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty, Utah 10-26-2008
    • Cuckoo Bee - (Epeolus novomexicanus) - striped bees hanging around Sand Wasp nests on Antelope Island, 9-27-2016
    • Cuckoo Bee - (genus Nomada) - yellow and black bee with orange and black antennae & orange wings, Ant. Is., 2017
    • Cuckoo Bee - (genus Nomada) - red or orange parasitic bee at Red Butte Garden, SLC, Utah (2016)
    • Cuckoo Bee - (genus Nomada) - orange parasitic bee at the Jordanelle wetland
    • Cuckoo Bee - (Nomada edwardsii group) - yellow bee with black stripes at Red Butte Garden
    • Cuckoo Bee - (Nomada vegana group) - yellow and black bee with green eyes on Antelope Island
    • Cuckoo Bee - (genus Triepeolus) - black and white striped bee on Antelope island, Davis Cnty., Utah
  • Digger Bee
    • Bumble-bee Digger - (Anthophora bomboides sodalis) - orange and yellow bee in Red Butte Garden, SLC, UT 7-9-2019
    • Digger-Bee Cuckoo - (Pacifica fulvida or thoracica) - black bee with dark orange fuzz at Lava Point, ZNP, Utah
    • Digger Bee with Oil Beetle larvae - bee with larvae crawling on its back at Strawberry Res., Wasatch Cnty., Utah 7-24-2011
    • Digger Bee - (Diadasia subgenus Coquillettapis) - small black & white bee with blue-gray eyes, Ant. Isl. 5-30-2017
    • Digger Bee  - (Diadasia enavata) - brown, very hairy ground-nesting bee at Promontory Point, Utah
    • Digger Bee - "Sunflower Chimney Bee" - (Diadasia enavata) - gorgeous large brown bee at Promontory Point, UT 8-2010
    • Digger Bee - (Anthophora urbana) - hairy little big-eyed bee in Mercur Canyon, Tooele, County, UT, 2016
    • Digger Bee - (Centris - subgenus Paracentris) - hairy, stocky, black and gold bee near Lytle Ranch, UT
    • Digger Bee - (Ericrocis lata) - black and white striped "cuckoo bee" on the road to Lytle Ranch, Washington Cnty, Utah
  • Globe Mallow Bee - (Diadasia diminuta) - busy little bees building nests in Kolob
  • Globe Mallow Bee turrets - (Diadasia diminuta) - tiny sand castles surrounding nests of these bees
  • Honey Bee - (Apis mellifera) - golden honey bees in Utah
  • Leaf-cutter Bees & Mason Bees (Megachilidae)
    • Leaf-cutter Bee -(subgenus Megachile) - hairy-faced bee at Pineview Reservoir
    • Leaf-cutter Bee - (Megachile melanophaea) - "Black-and-Gray Leafcutter"Big Cottonwood Cnyn, SL County, UT  7-11-2018
    • Leaf-cutter Bee "Western Leafcutter" - (Megachile perihirta) - mustached, fuzzy bees in Salt Lake County, UT 7-11-2018
    • Leaf-cutter Bee - (subgenus Xanthosarus) - pollen-covered yellow and black bee in Taylorsville, Utah
    • Leaf-cutter Bee Nests - plugs found in nesting tubes  
    • Mason Bee - (genus Osmia) - two blue-black bees in the purple flowers of Red Butte Garden, SLC 2015
    • Mason Bee - (genus Osmia) - blue-black, stocky bee with a gold diamond on its forehead - Red Butte Garden, SLC
    • Mason Bee - (tribe Osmiini) - small blue-black bee in Big Cottonwood Cnyn, Salt Lake County, UT   7-2017
    • Mason Bee - (subgenus Cephalosmia) - good-sized, hairy, black, vibrating bee on the road to Powder Mtn., Weber Cnty, UT
  • Long-horned Bee - (Eucerini) - bee on Antelope Island, Davis County, UT
  • Long-horned Bee - (genus Melissodes) - hairy orange bee with long antennae on Antelope Island, Utah, 9-2016
  • Long-horned Bee - (genus Melissodes) - beautiful, fuzzy, big-eyed bee at Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Metallic Green Bee - (genus Agapostemon) - near some flowers on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah
  • Metallic Green Bee - (genus Agapostemon) - four photos at Taylorsville, Bear River and Antelope Island
  • Mining Bees
    • Mining Bee - (genus Andrena) - red-orange bee on the Provo Airport Dike, Utah Cnty., UT 5-2017
    • Mining Bee - (genus Andrena) - big-eyed bee with a fringed abdomen at Red Butte Garden, 2015
    • Mining Bee - (genus Andrena) - black and yellow hairy bee at Red Butte Garden
    • Mining Bee - (genus Andrena) - tiny, fuzzy bee on Biscuitroot on Antelope Island
    • Mining Bee - (genus Andrena) - furry cool-weather pollinators on Antelope Island
    • Mining Bee - (genus Melandrena or Tylandrena) - shiny black, hairy bee at Strawberry Reservoir, UT
    • Mining Bee - (Andrena prunorum) - hairy yellow and black bee on Antelope Island
    • Mining Bee - (Andrena pronorum) - colorful bee with long slender wings on Ant. Island
    • Mining Bee - (Andrena transnigra) - attractive solitary bee sporting a boa in Brighton, Utah
    • Mining Bee - (Pseudopanurgus aethiops) - small black and yellow hairy bee on Antelope Island 
    • Mining Bee - (Pseudopanurgus aethiops) - small black bee with yellow face and legs on Antelope Island
  • Resin Bee - (Dianthidium curvatum sayi) - brown, black and yellow bee on Antelope Island
  • Resin Bee - (Dianthidium) - 3 photos of resin bees and 2 pebble nests on Antelope Is. 2008, 2009, 2015, 2018
  • Resin Bee - (Megachile subgenus Chelostomoides) - small bee on Nebo Loop, Utah County, Utah 8-5-2018
  • Sweat Bees
    • Sweat Bee - (genus Dieunomia) - black and white bee with patterned wings on Ant. Island, 2016
    • Sweat Bee - (Dieunomia nevadensis arizonensis) - orange and black bee on Antelope Island, 2012, 2016
    • Sweat Bee - (Halictus farinosus) - on the road to Powder Mtn., Weber County, Utah 7-8-2013
    • Sweat Bee - (Halictus ligatus) - tiny bee with gold legs on catnip in Taylorsville, Utah 9-8-2015
    • Sweat Bee - (Halictus rubicundus) - tiny striped bee in Red Butte Garden, SLC, Utah 10-21-2011
    • Sweat Bee - (Lasioglossum semicaeruleum) - three photos of tiny gray bees from Antelope Island, UT
    • Sweat Bee - (Lasioglossum sisymbrii) - tiny bee with damaged wing on Antelope Island in March
    • Sweat Bee - possibly Lasioglossum zephyrum - tiny ant-like bee in Taylorsville, Utah
    • Sweat Bee - Alkali Bee - (Nomia melanderi) - black and yellow bee on Rocky Mtn. Bee Plant, Ant. Island
Bristletails   Bugs  
  • Ambush Bugs
    • Ambush Bug - (Phymaticae phymata) - Jagged Ambush Bug at Bear River MBR
    • Ambush Bug - (Phymaticae phymata) - two immature - at Bear River MBR
    • Ambush Bug - poem and photos of mature bugs with Native American headdresses
  • Aphids - four photos in Taylorsville, UT
  • Assassin Bugs
    • Assassin Bug - (Rhynocoris ventralis) - 2 red, yellow and black assassins at Farmington Bay 8-24-2008
    • Assassin Bug - (Apiomerus montanus ) - red and black assassins in Tooele & Salt Lake Counties 2018, 2008, 2016
    • Assassin Bug - (Fitchia spinosula) - yellow assassin with a large black stripe on the abdomen, prev. ID'd as Fitchia aptera
    • Assassin Bug dance - (Sinea anacantha) - dancing with a bee
    • Assassin Bug - (Sinea anacantha) - spiny assassin with a bulbous beak on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty. UT 9-3-2010
    • Assassin Bug - (Sinea diadema) - Spined Assassin Bug nymph on Antelope Island
    • Assassin Bug - (Sinea diadema) - Spined Assassin Bug adult on Antelope Island, UT 9-13-2009, 9-26-2010, 9-4-2018
    • Assassin Bug - (Zelus) - red and green assassin in Washington Cnty, Utah
    • Assassin Bug nymph - (Zelus tetracanthus) -tiny gray nymph in mid-March in Taylorsville, UT 
  • Backswimmer - (Notonecta unifasciata) - strange aquatic insect on Antelope Island  
  • Big-eyed Bug ,Western - (Geocoris pallens) - black and tan predatory bug on Antelope Island, UT  3-2013
  • Broad-headed Bug "Leatherbug" - (subfamily Alydinae) - in the Uintas, Summit County, UT 8-3-2017
  • Damsel Bug - (Nabis) - in Taylorsville, UT and at Red Butte Garden, SLC, UT
  • Dirt-colored Seed Bug - (Ozophora) - brown and tan bug in Taylorsville, UT
  • Ebony Bug - (Corimelaena) - black and red bug on red wildflowers at Payson Lakes
  • Elm Seed Bug - (Arocatus melanocephalus) - small red and black bug in Taylorsville, SLC Cnty, Utah
  • Firebug - (Pyrrhocoris apterus) - "red bug" - red and black beetle with two black spots on the abdomen
  • Giant Water Bug - see "Water Bug"
  • Leaf-footed Bugs
    • Leaf-footed Bug - (Leptoglossus clypealis) - in Taylorsville, UT and on Antelope Island
  • Plant Bugs
    • Plant Bug "Yucca Plant Bug" - (halticotoma valida) - black and brown bug in the desert east of St. George
    • Plant Bug - (Heterotoma meriopterus) - omnivorous plant bug in Taylorsville, UT
    • Plant Bug - (Irbisia brachycera) - black grass bug with red "thighs" on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah
    • Plant Bug - (genus Labops) - stalk-eyed bug with light wing stripes at Bear River MBR, Utah 5-13-2012
    • Plant Bug "Bordered Plant Bug" - (genus Largus) - near Pine Valley, Washington Cnty., Utah
    • Plant Bug - (Lepidargyrus ancorifer) - big-eyed brown bug in Red Butte Garden, SL County, UT  7-17-2012
    • Plant Bug - (Lopidea) - black and red beetle at Strawberry Reservoir
    • Plant Bug - (Lygus nymph) - green nymph with five black spots and brownish wings
    • Plant Bug - (Lygus) - brown bug with a green heart shape on its back at Bear River MBR
    • Plant Bug - (Lygus) - brown plant bug in Taylorsville, Utah
    • Plant Bug "Clouded Plant Bug" - (Neurocolpus nubilus) -  mottled brown & yellow bug in Taylorsville, Utah
    • Plant Bug - (Orthops) - near Pineview Res. and in Taylorsville, Utah
    • Plant Bug - (Plagiognathus longipennis) - tan & green plant bug at Brighton, UT
    • Plant Bug "Obscure Plant Bug" - (Plagiognathus obscurus) - at North Arm of Pineview reservoir
    • Plant Bug - (Polymerus) - in Bryce Canyon National Park
    • Plant Bug - (Slaterocoris atritibialis) - brownish-red-eyed bug found in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands
    • Plant Bug - (Stenodema trispinosum) - yellowish bug-eyed bug in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Scentless Plant Bugs
    • Scentless Plant Bug - (genus Arhyssus ) - brown bug - two photos in Taylorsville, Utah
    • Scentless Plant Bug - (possibly Arhyssus lateralis) - orange and green bug in Mercur Cnyn, Tooele Cnty, UT 6-9-2019
  • Shield-backed Bug - (Homaemus aeneifrons) - brown bug with stab mark, Jordanelle wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, UT 9-3-2012
  • Shield-backed Bug - (Scutelleridae tetyra) - mottled brown & black bug on Antelope Island, Utah 9-28-2008
  • Small Milkweed Bug - (Lygaeus kalmii) - adult and nymph resembling box elder bugs Antelope Island 6-19-2009
  • Squash Bug - (Coreidae Anasa) - brown bug in St. George, Washington County, Utah garden. 8-17-2008
  • Stilt Bug - (genus Jalysus) - tiny, brown, stilt-legged bug in Taylorsville, Salt Lake County, Utah 10-24-2015
  • Stilt Bug - (Neoneides muticus) - 2 photos in Taylorsville, Salt Lake County, Utah 6-22-2009
  • Stink Bugs
    • Stink Bug - (Aelia Americana) - brown and tan striped stink bug (with a funny nose) on Antelope Island
    • Stink Bug - (Antheminia remota) - yellow and pinkish stink bug on Antelope Island
    • Stink Bug - (Apoecilus cynicus) - beautiful orange predatory stink bug with prey at Strawberry Reservoir
    • Stink Bug "Green Stink Bug" - (Chinavia hilaris) - huge green stink bug at Red Butte Garden & in Taylorsville, UT
    • Stink Bug - (Perillus exaptus) - predatory black and red stink bug in the Jordanelle wetlands in Wasatch County, UT
    • Stink Bug - (Banasa dimiata) - red-backed stink bug in Wasatch County, Utah
    • Stink Bug - (Brochymena sulcata) - predatory gray and pink "tree stink bug" nymphs and adults in Taylorsville, Utah
    • Stink Bug "Conchuela Bug" - (Chlorochroa ligata) - black and orange plant eater in Washington Cnty., Utah
    • Stink Bug - (Coenus delius) - gray stink bug at Farmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah
    • Stink Bug (Say's) - (Chlorochroa ligata) - green and orange plant eater on Antelope Island & Kolob 2008
    • Stink Bug - (Elasmostethus cruciatus) - Red-cross Shield bug aka "Parent Bug" at Strawberry Reservoir.
    • Stink Bug "Brown Marmorated" - (Halyomorpha halys) - destructive bug in Red Butte Garden, SLC 8-2015
    • Stink Bug - (Podisus placidus) - predatory orange and brown stink bug at the Jordanelle wetlands
    • Stink Bug "Red-shouldered" - (Thyanta custator) - comes in a variety of colors at Red Butte & Antelope Island
    • Stink Bug - (Menecles insertus) - gray stink bug in Taylorsville, Utah
    • Stink Bug - plant eater at Jordanelle Reservoir in Wasatch Count
    • Stink Bug Nymph - (family Pentatomidae) - orange, cream & white bug in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands
  • "Tuxedo Bug" (seed bug) - (Raglius alboacuminatus) - black and white triangled bug in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Water Boatmen (Corixidae) - in a pond on Antelope Island
  • Water Bug - "Giant Water Bug" - huge brown bug with large pincers in Salt Lake County, UT
  • Water Strider - (family Gerridae) - in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty., Utah
  • Western Boxelder Bug - (Boisea rubrolineata) - nymph and adult
  • White-crossed Seed Bug - (Neacoryphus bicrucis) - red and black bug with with a white cross at Red Butte Garden, SLC, UT
Caddisflies
  • Caddisfly - (genus - Limnephilus) - in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands
  • Caddisfly - (genus Bracycentrus) - small brown caddisfly in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands
Centipedes and Millipedes
  • Centipede - (probably Geophilomorpha) - yellow centipede in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Centipede - (Chilopoda) - many-legged, brown insect in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Millipede - (genus Brachyiulus) - brown, many-legged insect in Taylorsville, Utah
Cicadas
  • Cicada - (Okanagana vanduzeei) - black and gold cicada at Promontory Point, Box Elder Cnty, UT 8-2-2011
  • Cicada - (Platypedia putnami) - black and gold cicada at Zion National Park & Payson Lake, Utah Cnty. 2008-09
  • Cicada - (Platypedia) - having just emerged from exuvia at Red Butte Garden, SLC, UT 5-28-2009
  • Cicada - (Diceroprocta apache) - "citrus cicada" - loudest cicadas on Earth in St. George, Utah, July-Aug 2008
  • Cicada - (Magicicada septendecim) - red-eyed beast with orange wings from Ohio 5-25-2006
  • Cicada - (Tibicen_pruinosus) - "Scissors Grinder" in Gallatin, Missouri - photos by Joe Richardson 9-10-2011
  • Noisy Cicada Consequences - how Northern Utah Cicadas learned to be more quiet (predators)
Cockroaches
  • Cockroach - (Blattella vaga) - small gold cockroach in a wetlands near Las Vegas Nevada 3-29-2010
Earwigs Flies
  • Bee Flies
    • Bee Fly - genus Geron (video 1.3 MB) - tiny humpbacked bee fly with long proboscis
    • Bee Fl y - (genus Anastoechus) - hairy gray fly on Antelope Island, Davis County, UT 10-21-12
    • Bee Fly - (genus Anastoechus) - fuzzy mating pair in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, Utah 8-26-2012
    • Bee Fly - (genus Aphoebantus) - fly with tubular-shaped abdomen in Mercur Cnyn, Tooele Cnty, UT 9-1-2017
    • Bee Fly - (Bombylius) - hovering fringed insect on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty., UT
    • Bee Fly - (Dipalta serpentina) - bee fly with spotted wings at Burraston Ponds, Juab Cnty. UT 8-23-2018
    • Bee Fly - (Exoprosopa dodrina) - a striped bee fly with a spot on each wing at Red Butte Garden, SLC 9-1-2010
    • Bee Fly - (Exoprosopa dorcadion) - fly with chocolate-dipped wings at Jordanelle wetlands, Wasatch Cnty 8-5-2012
    • Bee Fly - (Exoprosopa eremita) - fly with striped wings in Taylorsville, Burraston Ponds & Antelope Island 2016-2018
    • Bee Fly - (Exoprosopa fascipennis) - male and female attempting to mate on Antelope Island, 7-30-2017
    • Bee Fly - (Exoprosopa fascipennis) - orange and brown bee with patterned wings on Ant. Island 7-12-2017
    • Bee Fly - (Hemipenthes) - brown fly with patterned wing at Brighton, Utah,7-13-2008
    • Bee Fly "Sinuous Bee Fly" - (Hemipenthes sinuosa) - brown fly with patterned wings at Strawberry Res. 8-2016
    • Bee Fly - (Heterostylum robustum) - "Bomber Fly" - pretty and noisy bee fly on the Nebo Loop, Utah Cnty. 7-2010
    • Bee Fly - (possible  Lepidanthrax disjunctus) - spot-winged fly on Antelope. Is., Davis Cnty, UT 8-19-2012
    • Bee Fly - (Lordotus striatus) - mating pair of different colors on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty, UT 9-7-2014
    • Bee Fly - (genus Paravilla) - pointy-nosed fly with patterned wings near Promontory Point, UT 2012
    • Bee Fly - (Paravilla syrtis) - bee fly with darkened orange wings in Taylorsville, Utah 5-28-2009
    • Bee Fly - (Poecilanthrax) - beautiful bee fly with patterned wings, Salt Lake & Wasatch Counties 2019, 2013
    • Bee Fly - (Poecilognathus) - tan fly with spotted wings on Antelope Island, 8-14-2015
    • Bee Fly - (Poecilanthrax californicus) - large bee fly in the desert near St. George. Utah 10-6-2009
    • Bee Fly - (Poecilanthrax tegminipennis) - hairy brown bee fly on Antelope island 9-2-2008
    • Bee Fly - (Poecilanthrax willistonii) - brown patterned-wing fly in Goshen Canyon, Utah 9-17-2017
    • Bee Fly - (genus Systoechus) - bi-colored brown and white bee fly in Big Cottonwood Canyon, UT 7-2017
    • Bee Fly - (genus Systoechus) - fuzzy yellow fly with a long snout at Bear River MBR
    • Bee Fly - (Thevenetimyia) - tiny black bee fly with patterned wings at Brighton, Utah 7-13-2010
    • Bee Fly - (Thyridanthrax atratus) - black fly with patterned wings on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty, UT 2017, 2018
    • Bee Fly - (Thyridanthrax fenestratoides) - patterned-wing fly at Burraston Ponds, Juab Cnty, UT 8-23-2018
    • Bee Fly - (Villa lateralis) - two forms in 4 photos in Taylorsville, Utah 8-7-2018, 8-9-2018
    • Bee Fly - (genus Villa) - beautiful black & white bee fly near Mirror Lake, Summit County, UT 7-2017
    • Bee Fly - (genus Villa) - striped bee fly in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, UT
    • Bee Fly - (genus Villa) - fuzzy fly with four spots in the yellow abdomen fringe
    • Bee Fly - (genus Villa) - black and gray striped fly on Antelope Island
    • Bee Fly - (genus Villa) - creamy yellow and black striped fuzzy fly in Taylorsville, UT
  • Black Scavenger Fly - (genus Sepsis) - tiny black fly blowing a bubble on Antelope Island
  • Blow Fly - Common Green Bottle fly - (Lucilia sericata) - on Antelope Island
  • Bot Fly - "Deer Bot Fly" - genus Cephenemyia - on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah
  • Cluster Fly - (Pollenia) - gold-speckled blow fly at Pineview Reservoir
  • Crane Fly - at Payson Lakes and Taylorsville, UT
  • Dance Fly "Hybotid Dance Fly" - (genus Platypalpus) - tiny Robber-fly-like dancing fly in Taylorsville, UT
  • Deer Fly  - (Chrysops discalis) -mating pair and two other photos on Antelope Island
  • Deer Fly II - (Chrysops callidus) - on Antelope Island
  • Dung Fly "Golden Dung Fly" - (Scathophaga stercoraria) - on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah 4-2007, 4-2017
  • Face Fly - (Musca autumnalis) - horse-and-cattle-annoying flies at Garr Ranch on Antelope Island
  • Fireflies - see Beetles
  • Flesh Fly - (Sarcophaga) - black and gray carrion-eating fly in Red Butte Garden, SLC, Utah
  • Frit Fly - (Thaumatomyia) - tiny grass-eating or aphid-eating striped fly in Taylorsville, Utah -
  • Fruit Fly
    • Fruit Fly - (Neotephritis finalis) - mating threesome on Antelope Island
    • Fruit Fly - (Paracantha) - on Antelope Island
    • Fruit Fly - (Trupanea nigricornis) - on Antelope Island, Davis County, UT
  • Fruit Fly - (Urophora cardui) - "Canada Thistle Stem Gall Fly" - colorful fly at Pineview Res., Weber Cnty, UT 6-2018
  • Horse Fly -" Western Greenhead" - large biting fly with green eyes at Bear River MBR
  • Horse Fly - Western   - (Tabanus punctifer) - lounging on grass at Bear River MBR, Box Elder County, Utah
  • Lauxaniidae Fly - (genus Homoneura) - yellow fly with black wing spots in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Long-legged Fly - (Genus Scellus) - with spotted wings - on Antelope Island
  • Long-legged Fly - (Consylostylus) - green iridescent fly in Taylorsville, Utah
  • March Fly - (Bibionidae ) - on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah
  • March Fly - (Bibionidae)   - just having emerged from soil near Promontory Point. Also more from Bear River MBR
  • Marsh Fly - (Dictya) - speckled black fly in Salt Lake County, Utah
  • Marsh Fly - (genus Sepedon) - a reddish snail-eating fly at Bear River MBR, Box Elder Cnty, UT
  • Midge - (Alotanypus venustus) - stripe-winged midge at Red Butte Garden, SLC, UT 8-2011
  • Midge - (Chironomidae) - on Antelope Island, Utah 2007, 2008
  • Mosquito "Western Encephalitis Mosquito" - (Culex tarsalis) - in Taylorsville, UT 3-2009
  • Narcissus Bulb Fly - see Syrphid Flies (Merodon Equestris)
  • Net-winged Midge - (genus Blepharicera) - beautiful midge below Jordanelle Dam in Wasatch Count
  • Picture-winged Fly - (genus Ceroxys latiusculus) - pattern-winged fly with a striped body at Bear River MBR
  • Picture-winged Fly - (genus Chaetopsis) - fly with striped wings at Jordanelle wetlands
  • Picture-winged Fly - (genus Physiphora) - brown male fly waving its legs in the air on Antelope Island, Davis, UT
  • Picture-winged Fly - (genus Tritoxa cuneata) - brownish-red fly with striped wings at Strawberry Res., Utah 7-2-2014
  • Robber Flies
    • Robber Fly "Hanging Thief " - (Diogmites angustipennis ) - orange robber fly with green eyes on Antelope Island
    • Hanging Thief" Robber Fly - (Diogmites angustipennis) - hunting in the grasses of Antelope Island
    • Robber Fly - (genus Efferia) - golden Robber Fly near Lytle Ranch, Washington County, Utah
    • Robber Fly - (Ospriocerus aeacus) - black & red robbers, Eureka, Juab County, Utah  8-28-2018
    • Robber Fly - (Ospriocerus aeacus) - black and red mating pair at Promontory Point, Box Elder Cnty, UT 8-20-2017
    • Robber Fly - (genus Promachus) - white-tailed robber in Mercur Canyon, Tooele Cnty, UT 9-2017
    • Robber Fly - (Promachus - species albifacies or nigrialbus) - with white-tipped abdomen on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty, UT
    • Robber Fly - (genus Stichopogon) - tiny, tiny robber fly on Antelope Island
    • Robber Fly - (genus Stichopogon) - tiny robber fly with big eyes on Antelope Island
  • Root Maggot Fly - (Anthomyia procellaris) - spotted female fly in Red Butte Garden, SLC, Utah
  • Satellite Fly - (subfamily Miltogramminae) - tiny cleptoparasitic flies at Strawberry Reservoir
  • Shore Fly - "Brine Fly" - (genus Ephydridae) - a brown and and black Brine Fly on Antelope Island, 2011, 2017
  • Small-headed Fly - (Turbopsebius diligens) - small black fly in the grasp of a flower crab spider
  • Small-headed Fly - (Ogcodes rufoabdominalis) - orange and black fly laying eggs at Bear River MBR 2013, 2015
  • Snipe Fly "Rocky Mountain Bite Fly" - (genus Symphoromyia) - biting fly near Strawberry Res., UT 7-25-2011
  • Soldier Flies
    • Soldier Fly - (Stratiomyidae) - possible Hedriodiscus truquii green fly in St. George, Wash. Cnty., UT  10-8-2018
    • Soldier Fly - (Hedriodiscus binotatus) - green and black fly on Antelope Island, UT, 6-19-2009
    • Soldier Fly - (Microchrysa polita) - tiny green fly with two yellow spots by the wings in Taylorsville, Utah 6-8-2014
    • Soldier Fly - (genus Odontomyia ) - on Antelope Island and at Bear River MBR, 9-3-2013, 8-31-2006
  • Stiletto Fly - (genus Nebritus tanneri) - striped brown fly in the Coral Pink Sand Dunes, Kane Cnty, Utah, 5-27-2011
  • Stiletto Fly - (Thereva fucata) - gold fly with brown stripes on Antelope Island, Davis County, UT, 9-14-2014
  • Stiletto Fly - (Therevidae) -  striped predator in Kolob Canyon, Zion National Park, Utah, 6-12-1009
  • Stiletto Fly - (Genus Thereva) - fancy-winged, striped insect in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, Utah, 6-22-2012
  • Sun Fly - (family Heleomyzidae) - tiny fly with hairy wing edges found on Antelope Island in winter
  • Syrphid Flies
    • Syrphid Fly - (Allograpta obliqua) - beneficial yellow and black fly in Taylorsville and St. George, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (Ceriana tridens) - in Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (genus Chrysotoxum) - yellow and black striped fly in Summit County, Utah  8-2017
    • Syrphid Fly - (Copestylum satur) - black or brown and yellow bee-like fly in Middle Cnyn, Tooele Cnty, UT 2017
    • Syrphid Fly - (Eristalinus aeneus) - brown fly with spotted eyes on Antelope Island 5-2009, 4-2013, 10-2018
    • Syrphid Fly - (Eristalis arbustorum) - at Red Butte Garden, SLC, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (Eristalis flavipes) -large black and yellow bumble bee mimic at the Jordanelle wetlands
    • Syrphid Fly - (Eristalis stipator) - bee mimic with spotted wings on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (Eristalis interrupta) - striped fly with fuzzy eyes in Wasatch County, Utah 7-16-2018
    • Syprhid Fly - ( Eristalis tenax) - 4 photos from Antelope Island & Taylorsville, UT
    • Syrphid Fly - (Eupeodes volucris)  - "Bird Hover Fly" - striped fly in Red Butte Garden &Taylorsville, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (Eupeodes) - black and yellow fly in Taylorsville, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (genus Ferdinandea) - bronze fly at Pineview Reservoir, Weber County, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly "Aspen Hoverfly" - (Hammerschmidtia ferrruginea) - red fly in Wasatch County, UT  6-24-2019
    • Syrphid Fly - (Helophilus latifrons) - crusty bee-like fly on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty, UT 10-21-2010
    • Syrphid Fly - (Helophilus latifrons) - yellow and black fly on Antelope Island, Davis County, UT 10-3-2017, 10-28-2018
    • Syrphid Fly - (Lejops curvipes) - black and red fly on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty., UT 10-2017
    • Syrphid Fly - (Lejops subgenus Anasimyia) - striped black and cream colored fly in the Jordanelle & Ant. Island
    • Syrphid Fly - (Lejops polygrammus) - patterned fly at Red Butte Garden and Antelope Island
    • Syprhid Fly - (Lejops polygrammus) - mating pair at Strawberry Reservoir, Wasatch County, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (Mallota albipilis) - black and yellow fuzzy fly with smoky wing patches in Red Butte Garden, SLC, Utah 2017
    • Syrphid Fly - (Merodon equestris) - "Narcissus Bulb Fly" - large, hairy, golden fly that damages Narcissus bulbs
    • Syrphid Fly - (Merodon equestris) - "Narcissus Bulb Fly" - another color variation at Red Butte Garden, SLC
    • Syrphid Fly - (Paragus haemorrhous) - orange & black fly, whose larvae eat aphids, at Red Butte Garden, SLC, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (Parhelophilus laetus) - bee-like fly captured by a crab spider in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands
    • Syrphid Fly - (genus Platycheirus) - orange and green fly with orange racing stripe in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands
    • Syrphid Fly - (Scaeva pyrastri) - brown and white striped fly on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah, 2016
    • Syrphid Fly - (Sphaerophoria philanthus) - yellow and brown (skinny) striped fly in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (Sphaerophoria) - in the Jordanelle Wetlands, Wasatch County, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (Spilomyia liturata) - yellow and black wasp-like, wing-waving fly in the Jordanelle wetlands 8-5-2011
    • Syrphid Fly - (Syritta pipiens) - oblong fly with hefty thighs in Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Syrphid Fly - (Syrphud opinator) - female with long abdomen in Wasatch County, Utah 6-20-2018
    • Syrphid Fly - (Temnostoma excentrica) - yellow and black wasp mimic mating pair in the Jordanelle dam wetlandsy
    • Syrphid Fly "Margined Calligrapher" - (Toxomerus marginatus) - striped in Salt Lake & Box Elder Counties  2019, -10
    • Syrphid Fly Larva - (Syrphidae) - small, tan, caterpillar-like larva in  Taylorsville, UT
  • Tachinid Flies
    • Tachnid Fly - (Archytas or Tachina) - fuzzy-collared black fly at Strawberry Res., Wasatch Cnty, UT 8-27-2009
    • Tachinid Fly - (Cylindromyia intermedia) - black & orange - Antelope Island & Red Butte Garden, 2016 , 2012
    • Tachnid Fly - (genus Gonia) - brown-headed fly with stripes at Red Butte Garden & Antelope Island 2014, 2018
    • Tachnid Fly - (genus Gymnoclytia) - pretty golden fly in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, UT 8-5-2012
    • Tachinid Fly - (Gymnosoma) - on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah 6-22-2008
    • Tachinid Fly - (Oestrophasia signifera) - orange parasitic fly in Taylorsville, Utah and on Antelope Island 6-2012
    • Tachinid Fly - (genus Paradidyma singularis) - hairy brown and white striped fly on Antelope Island 9-26-2010
    • Tachinid Fly - (Parepalpus flavidus) - orange fly with spiky abdomen at Pineview Res., Weber Cnty, UT 7-10-2011
    • Tachinid Fly - (genus Peleteria or Deopalpus) - big hairy fly on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty, UT 10-28-2018
    • Tachnid Fly - (genus Phasia) - tiny, large-headed parasitic fly on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty., UT 11-6-2014
    • Tachinid Fly - (Tachinidae) - fly with stunted wings having just emerged from the pupa stage 6-26-2013
    • Tachinid Fly - (Tachininae) - in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, UT 7-29-2007
    • Tachinid Fly - (tribe Tachinini) - large spiky fly near Pine Valley, Washington County, Utah 9-20-2015
    • Tachinid Fly - (tribe Voriini - Periscepsia or Wagneria) - small hyper parasitic fly in Taylorsville, UT  7-2017
    • Tachinid Fly , Spiny - (Paradejeania rutilioides) - large orange fly in the Jordanelle wetlands 8-19-2009
  • Thick-headed Fly - (Thecophora) - at Pineview Reservoir
  • Thick-headed Fly - (Physocephala texana) - orange fly at Red Butte Garden and on Antelope Island, UT 7-2018, 6-2008
  • Thick-headed Fly - (genus Zodion) - mating pair of fancy flies at Bear River MBR, Utah
  • Vinegar Fly - (Chymomyza) - in Taylorsville, Utah
Galls, Eggs Sacs, Nests
Grasshoppers, Crickets and Katydids   Lacewings, Mantidflies and Antlions  (Neuroptera)
  • Antlion - (Myrmeleontidae) - on Antelope Island in Utah
  • Antlion - (Myrmeleontidae) - two different antlions on Antelope Island (2013)
  • Brown Lacewing - (Micromus posticus) - in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Green Lacewing - (Chrysopa coloradensis) - in Taylorsville, UT
  • Lacewing Larvae - predatory larvae in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Mantidfly or Mantisfly
    • Wasp Mantidfly - (Climaciella brunnea) - early June mantidflies on Antelope Island
    • Wasp Mantidfly  - (Climaciella brunnea) - painting-like photo from Antelope island in 2014
    • Wasp Mantidfly - (Climaciella brunnea) - yellow, orange and black mantis-like wasp imitator on Ant. Island, 2013
    • Wasp Mantidfly - (Climaciella brunnea) - more photos from Antelope Island a few days later,  2013
    • Wasp Mantidfly - (Climaciella brunnea) - invited for lunch on Antelope Island
Ladybugs (Ladybird Beetles, Lady Beetles)
Leafhoppers, Spittlebugs & Treehoppers
  • Leafhopper - (Anoscopus serratulae) - grey leafhopper with black stripes in Taylorsville, Utah 7-30-2008
  • Leafhopper - (Colladonus geminatus) - common leafhopper on Austrian Copper roses in Taylorsville, UT 5-2008, 2009
  • Leafhopper - (Colladonus mendicus) - striped, greenish hopper, Jordanelle Dam in Wasatch County, Utah 7-3-2011
  • Leafhopper - (Eupteryx decemnotata) - green hopper with spotted body & head, Taylorsville, SLC Cnty, UT 5-3-2018
  • Leafhopper - (Idiocerus subgenus Populicerus) - pink-eyed gray leafhopper on Nebo Loop, Utah Cnty, UT  7-21-2013
  • Leafhopper - (genus Mesamia straminea) - golden adult and brown-spotted nymph at Promontory Point, Utah 2010-11
  • Leafhopper - (Norvellina rubida) - striped leafhopper with pink eyes at Strawberry Res. Wasatch Cnty, Utah 6-30-2013
  • Leafhopper - (Osbornellus scalaris) - spotted leafhopper in Brighton, Utah 10-1-2008
  • Leafhopper - (Colladonus montanus) - in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch County, Utah 6-30-2013
  • Leafhopper - "Privet Leafhopper " - (Fieberiella florii) - Taylorsville, UT and Red Butte Garden, SLC, UT 2007
  • Leafhopper - "Privet Leafhopper" Nymph - ( Fieberiella florii) - pink-tailed hairy insect in Taylorsville, Utah 8-3-2010
  • Leafhopper - (Graphocephala coccinea) - red, blue and yellow striped Leafhopper, Taylorsville, Utah 7-14-2008
  • Leafhopper - (genus Gyponana) - small green leafhopper with red eyes in Taylorsville, UT 6-15-2007, 7-24-2010
  • Sharpshooter - (genus Cuerna) - gray leafhopper with white stripes in the desert by Lytle Ranch, Wash. Cnty., Utah
  • Spittlebug nymph - (genus Clastoptera) - tiny, tiny insect with magenta eyes and a turned-up tail
  • Spittlebug - (Clastoptera ovata) - froghopper with striped head in the Jordanelle wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, Utah 9-14-2008
  • Spittlebug "Dogwood Spittlebug " - (Clastsoptera proteus ) - yellow and black bug Jordanelle Dam wetlands
  • Treehopper - "Modest Treehopper " - "Publilia modesta) - tiny tan sap-feeding insects on sunflowers being tended by ants
  • Aspen Treehopper - (Telamona tremulata) - cute little humpbacked insect at Pineview Reservoir
  • Treehopper - (genus Telamona) - tiny golden tree with beautiful gray eyes in Red Butte Garden
  • Treehopper - (Campylenchia rugosa) - brown thorn-like treehoppers on sweet clover in Wasatch County, Utah
Mantids
Mayflies
  • Minnow Mayfly - (Callibaetis) - two molting mayflies in Taylorsville, Utah 7-28-2009
  • Minnow Mayfly - (Callibaetis ferrugineus) - with patterned wings in Salt Lake & Wasatch Counties 9-13-2016
  • Minnow Mayfly - (Callibaetis ) - in Taylorsville, Antelope Island & Bear River MBR, UT 4-22-2019
    Snakefly
    • Snakefly - (Agulla) - 2 photos of a very strange-looking insect at Brighton, Utah
    Springtails
    Wasps & Hornets
    • Apoid Wasps (Apoidea)
      • Aphid Wasp - (genus Passaloecus) - tiny black aphid-controlling wasp in Taylorsville, UT  5-29-2014
      • Apoid Wasp - (genus Astata) - small fly-like black and red wasp in St. George, Wash. Cnty., Utah 6-30-2017
      • Apoid Wasp - (genus Astata) - small black wasp in Red Butte Garden, SLC, UT 9-2-2010
      • Apoid Wasp - (genus Cerceris) - colorful wasp at Red Butte Garden, SLC, UT 7-9-2018
      • Apoid Wasp - (genus Cerceris) - small colorful wasp in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, UT 7-23-2017
      • Apoid Wasp - (genus Cerceris) - tiny yellow and black striped wasp on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty., UT 6-3-2016
      • Apoid Wasp - (genus Cerceris) - at Promontory Point, Box Elder County, Utah 7-15-2010
      • Apoid Wasp - (genus Cerceris) - yellow and black wasp at Promontory Point, Box Elder Cnty, Utah 6-9-2013
      • Apoid Wasp - (genus Eucerceris) - small milky-eyed black & yellow wasp on Guardsman Pass, SL County 8-6-2019
      • Apoid Wasp - (genus Zanysson) - black wasp with yellow stripes and orange legs on Antelope Island, UT 2013 & 2016
      • Thread-waisted Wasps
        • Great Golden Digger Wasp - (Sphex ichneumoneus) - large orange and black wasp at Red Butte Garden, 2012
        • Mud Dauber nests - (Sceliphron caementarium) - four clay nests in Taylorsville, SL County, UT  11-2017
        • Mud Dauber - (Sceliphron caementarium) - black and yellow thread-waisted wasp on Antelope Island
        • Mud Dauber & the Velvet Ant - (Sceliphron caementarium)  - one wasp's fascination with a Velvet Ant
        • Muddy Mud Dauber - (Sceliphron caementarium) - dauber with gray thorax - muddy, perhaps?
        • Steel-blue Cricket Hunter - (Chlorion aerarium) - large blue cricket-hunter on Antelope Island 2017
        • Thread-waisted Wasp - (genus Ammophila) - bright orange and black wasp at Bear River MBR, 7-2017
        • Thread-waisted Wasp - (genus Ammophila) - long-bodied orange and black wasp at Bear River MBR, 7-2013
        • Thread-waisted Wasp - (Ammophila aberti) - fuzzy silver and orange wasp with long, slim abdomen
        • Thread-waisted Wasp - (Ammophila procera) - black & red wasp in Wasatch County, Utah. 7-16-2018
        • Thread-waisted Wasp - (Isodontia - possible mexicana) - black wasp Taylorsville, UT 2015-2018
        • Thread-waisted Wasp - (Isodontia elegans) - in Red Butte Garden &Taylorsville, UT 8-2011, 8-2016
        • Thread-waisted Wasp - (family Sphecidae) - hairy black wasps at Pine Valley Reservoir, Wash. Cnty., UT
        • Thread-waisted Wasp - (genus Prionyx) - small black and red wasp in Goshen Canyon, Utah Cnty, UT 2017
        • Thread-waisted Wasp - (genus Prionyx) - very large black wasp on Antelope Island (dueling with a paper wasp)
        • Thread-waisted Wasp "Cutworm Wasp"- (genus Podalonia) - two wasps near Strawberry Res. 9-2015
        • Thread-waisted Wasp - (genus Podalonia) - hairy black wasp on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty, UT 2016
        • Thread-waisted Wasp - (genus Podalonia) - orange and black wasp in Wasatch County, Utah 9-2012
        • Thread-waisted Wasp - (Sphecidae) - orange & black wasps in Millard County & Davis County 2009, 2005
      • Sand Wasp (Bembicini)
        • Sand Wasp "Digger Wasp" - (genus Bembix) - beautiful green-eyed wasp on Antelope Island
        • Sand Wasp - (Bembix americana) - on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah
        • Sand Wasp - (possible Bembix amoena) - beaautiful wasp with stripes on Antelope Island, Utah 6-2017
        • Sand Wasp - (Bicyrtes capnopterus) - black and yellow wasp with reddish wings at Willard Bay State Park
        • Sand Wasp - (genus Bicyrtes) - black and white (or light yellow) wasp at Red Butte Garden, SLC, Utah 7-9-2018
        • Sand Wasp - (genus Hoplisoides) - black, orange and yellow wasp with patterned wings on Antelope Island, 2016
        • Sand Wasp - (genus Hoplisoides) - dark orange and yellow wasp with patterned wings and green eyes, 2013
        • Sand Wasp - (Stizoides renicinctus) - black wasps with an orange stripe on Antelope Island, Utah
        • Sand Wasp - (genus Steniolia) - bright yellow and black wasps with green eyes at on Ant. Isl. & Red Butte Garden, Utah
        • Sand Wasp - (subgenus Stictiellina) - green-eyed black & white wasp on Guardsman Pass, SL County, UT 8-20-2019
        • Western Cicada Killer - (Sphecius grandis) - huge, huge orange, black and yellow wasp at Bear River MB
      • Square-headed Wasp
        • Square-headed Wasp - (Crabro latipes) - yellow and black wasp with front leg epaulets, Brighton, UT 7-2010
        • Square-headed Wasp - (Crabronini ectemnius) - black and yellow wasp on Antelope Island
        • Square-headed Wasp - (subtribe Gastrosericina) - pint-sized, big-eyed gray wasp on Antelope Island 8-2013
        • Square-headed Wasp - (subtribe Gastrosericina) - blue and red was near Goshen Canyon, Utah Cnty, UT  9-2017
        • Square-headed Wasp - (tribe Larrini) - near Hoover Dam in Nevada
        • Square-headed Wasp - (tribe Larrini, subtribe Gastrosericina) - small red and black wasp with green eyes on Ant. Island
        • Square-headedWasp "Tachytes Wars" - two green-eyed wasps fighting over territory, Antelope Island, UT 6-2017
        • Square-headed Wasp - (Tachysphex terminatus group) - black wasp with a red-tipped abdomen on Antelope Island
        • Square-headed Wasp - (genus Tachytes) - green-eyed wasp with redish-brown adbomen on Antelope Island, UT
        • Square-headed Wasp - (genus Tachytes distinctus) - green-eyed male guarding the Phlox in Red Butte Garden
        • Square-headed Wasp - (genus Tachytes) - territorial males fighting in Taylorsville, Utah
      • Beewolves
        • Beewolf - (Philanthus species unknown) - black & white wasp on Guardsman Pass, SL County, UT 8-6-2019
        • Beewolf - (Philanthus species unknown) - in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, Utah
        • Beewolf - (Philanthus crabroniformis) - in the Jordanelle wetlands, Wasatch County, UT
        • Beewolf - (Philanthus gibbosus) - in the Jordanelle dam wetlands and on Antelope Island, Utah
        • Beewolf - (Philanthus multimaculatus) - very colorful wasp (Uintas, Ant. Is. & Jordanelle) 2013, 2017, 2018
        • Beewolf - (Philanthus ventilabris) - funny-faced, colorful male wasp guarding the weeds on Antelope Island, UT
      • Braconid Wasps
        • Braconid Wasp - (Agathidinae ) - tiny red and black wasp on Antelope Island
        • Braconid "Mummy Wasp" - (genus Aleiodes) - evidence of caterpillar parasitism, Mercur Cnyn 4-25-2019, 10-18-2017
        • Braconid Wasp - (possible Aphidiinae) - tiny striped parasitoid wasp at Brighton, Utah
        • Braconid Wasp - (possible Braconinae) - tiny red wasp with black legs and wings in Taylorsville, UT
        • Braconid Wasp - (subfamily Braconinae) - tiny orange and black wasps in lilacs in Taylorsville, UT
        • Braconid Wasp - (genus Chelonus) - swarming brown male wasps on Antelope Island, 9-2009
        • Braconid Wasp - (Macrocentrus) - tiny orange wasp in Taylorsville, Utah
        • Braconid Wasp cocoons - (subfamily Microgastrinae) - cocoons in sage/rabbitbrush habitat Tooele & Davis County 2017
      • " Carrot Wasp " - (genus Gasteruption) - in the Jordanelle wetlands in Wasatch Cnty, UT
      • Chalcid Wasp - (genus Heimbra) - tiny blue-black parasitic wasp on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty, UT 8-2016
      • Chalcid Wasp (possible Hyperparasitic Pteromalid) - being born from a mummified aphid in Taylorsville, UT 6-2014
      • Chalcidid Wasp - (subfamily Haltichellinae) - tiny red-orange hump-backed parasitic wasp on Antelope Island 7-2012
      • Chalcid Wasp - (genus Podagrion) - praying mantis parasitic wasp in St. George, Washington Cnty., UT 3-9-2018
      • Chalcidoid Wasp - (genus Leucopsis) - tiny yellow and black wasp with fat abdomen in Taylorsville, UT 7-2010
      • Cuckoo Wasp - (Chrysididae) - green wasps with blue highlights at Red Butte Garden, SLC, Utah
      • Cuckoo Wasp - (Chrysis angolensis) - blue-green wasp at Bear River MBR, Box Elder County, Utah
      • Hornet - see under Yellowjackets
      • Ichneumon Wasps
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (Anomalon) - tiny male and female wasps at Promontory Point, Box Elder Cnty, UT 8-1-2010
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (subfamily Anomaloninae) - black, orange & yellow tiny wasp in Mercur Cnyn, UT 4-27-2018
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (genus Arenetra) - wasp combing the ground on a 35 degree day on Antelope Island, 3-5-2013
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (tribe Atrophini) - black and red Banchinae wasp in Middle Canyon, Tooele Cnty, UT 9-2017
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (subfamily Banchinae) - female red and black wasp on Antelope Is., Davis Cnty, UT 10-2010
        • Ichneumon Wasp cocoon - (Campopleginae) - at North Arm Area of Pineview Res., Weber Cnty, Utah 6-16-2012
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (Cryptus albitarsis) - orange and black wasp on Antelope Island,  10-26-2016
        • Ichneumon Wasp "Hover Fly Parasite" - (Diplazon laetatorius) - at Red Butte Garden, SLC Cnty, UT 6-30-2013
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (genus Diplazontinae) - black, white & orange wasp in Taylorsville, Utah 6-5-2010
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (Tribe Ephialtini) - black and orange wasp with long ovipositor on Antelope Island 9-27-2016
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (genus Ephialtini) - small wasp in Wasatch Cnty and Wash. Cnty, Utah 7-30-2018, 10-18-2008
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (genus Ephialtini) - ovipositing on a sunflower on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty, UT 10-30-2012
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (Hyposoter cocoon) - striped cocoon at Pineview Reservoir, Weber County, Utah 6-2012
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (Ichneumon ambulatorius) - orange, black and white wasp in Red Butte Garden, SLC 9-19-2011
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (Ichneumonidae) - dark red and black wasp early on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty, UT 2-5-2015
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (tribe Ichneumonini) - orange wasp with black stripes on Antelope Island, UT 5-30-2019
        • Ichneumon Wasps - (tribe Ichneumonini) - three wasps in the Uintas, Midway and Red Butte Garden, 2014,  2017
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (subfamily Metopiinae) - tiny wasp, endoparasitoid of Lepidoptera, Salt Lake County, UT 9-25-2013
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (Netelia) - orange female wasp on Antelope Island, Davis County, UT 9-23-2009
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (Pimpla sanguinipes) - black wasp with large red legs in Mercur Cnyn, Tooele Cnty, Utah, 10-2017
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (Pimplini) - black and orange wasp in November on Antelope Island, Davis County, UT 11-11-2009
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (genus Ophion) - tiny orange wasp on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty, UT 10-18-2018, 10-15-2019
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (genus Ophion) - small orange wasp in Taylorsville, Salt Lake County, Utah 4-22-2010
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (genus Spilichneumon) - red wasp with two-toned antennae on Stansbury Island, Utah 10-2017
        • Ichneumon Wasp - (genus Spilichneumon) - red wasp with black stripes in Taylorsville, UT 4-2015
        • Ichneumon Wasp - 3 pages of different species

      • Mason Wasp - (Euodynerus) - at Payson Lakes, Utah County, Utah
      • Mason Wasp - (Euodynerus hidalgo viereckii) - in Taylorsville and on Antelope Island, UT  6-21-2018, 6-23-2013
      • Paper Wasps
      • Parasitic Wasp - (family Figitidae, subfamily Aspiceratinae) - tiny wasps laying eggs on fly larva in Taylorsville, UT
      • Pigeon Horntail (Female) - (Tremex columba) - huge stingless wood wasp in Taylorsville, UT
      • Pigeon Horntail (Male) - (Tremex columba) - large, long-bodied wasp in Wasatch Cnty., UT 8-23-2015
      • Pollen Wasp - (Pseudomasaris) - carrying Oil Beetle larvae on thorax at Strawberry Reservoir, Wasatch Cnty, UT 6-24-2018
      • Pollen Wasp - (Pseudomasaris vespoides) - yellow-jacket-like wasp in Wasatch Cnty, UT 2011, 2012, 2017
      • Potter Wasps
        • Potter Wasp Rivalry - (Stenodynerus anormis species group & Ancistroceris) - two in Wasatch Cnty, UT 9-11-2016
        • Potter Wasp Nest #1 - (Eumeninae) - beautifully fashioned nest in Red Butte Garden, SLC, UT 6-11-2013
        • Potter Wasp Nest #2 - (Eumeninae) - another earthen jug found in Red Butte Garden 10-23-2013
        • Potter Wasp and Moth Prey - (genus Leptochilus) - digging for Teladoma helianthi moth larva, AI 8-8-2012
        • Potter Wasp - (Eumenes bollii) - gorgeous red and yellow was in Tooele & Davis Counties, Utah 2010- 2018
        • Potter Wasp - (genus Eumenes) -  graceful potter wasp in Red Butte Garden, SLC, Utah 9-4-2012
        • Potter Wasp - (genus Eumenes) - colorful wasp in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, Utah 9-30-2012
        • Potter Wasp - (genus Eumenes) - black and yellow wasp with a bulbous abdomen on the Nebo Loop. 9-23-2012
        • Potter Wasp - (genus Eumeninae) - brown, black & yellow beauty in Jordanelle Dam Wetlands, 6-24-2018
        • Potter Wasp - (Eumeninae) - striped wasp excavating a hole in wood - Summit County, UT 7-2017
        • Potter Wasp - (Eumeninae) - black and yellow wasp at Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City, UT 6-19-2014
        • Potter Wasp - (genus Microdynerus) - small black, white & red wasp at Jordanelle, Wasatch Cnty., Utah 6-14-2015
        • Potter Wasp - (genus Pterocheilus) - orange, yellow and brown wasp on Antelope Island, UT 7-1-2019
        • Potter Wasp - (genus Pterocheilus) - red and yellow wasp on Antelope Island, UT 8-7-2013
        • Potter Wasp - (genus Pterocheilus) - orange and yellow wasp on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah 9-2-2012
        • Potter Wasp - (Genus Ancistrocerus) - on Antelope Island & at Red Butte Garden 8-29-2010, 11-3-2010
      • Sapygid Wasp - (Krombeinopyga aculeata) - solitary black wasp with pointed abdomen in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, 2012
      • Sapygid Wasp - (family Sapygidae) - tiny black wasp with yellow or white stripes in Taylorsville, UT  7-2017
      • Sawflies
        • Sawfly Larva - (Abia americana) - tiny green and yellow larva in Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, UT 6-16-2012
        • Sawfly - (genus Fenusa ulmi) - "Elm Leaf Miner" - small black leaf-mining wasp in Taylorsville, Utah 5-2014, 
        • Sawfly - (Hemichroa crocea) - Striped Alder Sawfly adult in Wasatch County, UT 6-6-2010
        • Sawfly "Pear Slug" - (Caliroa cerasi) - early instar pear sawfly larva at Jordanelle Dam wetlands 9-11-2016
        • Sawfly - (Tenthredo maxima) - beautiful yellow & black sawfly in the Uintas in Summit Cnty, Utah 7-27-2017
        • Sawfly - (genus Tenthredo) - orange and black common sawfly with yellow stripes at Brighton, SLC Cnty, UT  7-13-2010
      • Scoliid Wasp - (Dielis pilipes) - black & yellow wasp on Antelope Island, Davis County, UT 6-14-2017
      • Scoliid Wasp - (Dielis tolteca) - large orange and black wasp at Tonaquint Park, St. George, Utah 9-18-2015
      • Spider Wasps
        • Spider Wasp - Nesting and then catching a Neoscona Spiders on Antelope Island, 2017
        • Spider Wasp - (Ageniella accepta) - orange spider wasp on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty, UT 8-13-2018, 9-16-2010
        • Spider Wasp - (Aporinellus) - gray wasp on Antelope Island
        • Spider Wasp - (Auplopus caerulescens or A. architectus) - blue-green wasp with a Yellow Sac Spider as prey
        • Spider Wasp - (genus Ceropales) - black and white kleptoparasitic wasp on Antelope Island 2016
        • Spider Wasp - (Episyron snowi) - black wasps with white-tipped abdomens on Antelope Island 2016
        • Spider Wasp - (Genus Evagetes) - beautiful blue wasp on Antelope Island, Utah
        • Spider Wasp - (Poecilopompilus interruptus) - brown, yellow and black was with long antennae on Antelope Island
        • Spider Wasp - possible Pepsis mildei or Entypus unifasciatus in St. George, Utah  10-8-2018
        • Spider Wasp - (Pompilidae) - black & white was with a white-tipped abdomen - Ant. Island
        • Spider Wasp - (Pompilidae) - black wasp with white stripes on Antelope Island, Davis County, UT
        • Spider Wasp (Pompilidae) - blue-black wasp on Antelope Island
        • Spider Wasp - (Tachypompilus unicolor) - red-orange wasp with bluish-purple wings on Antelope Island
        • Spider Wasp - (species unknown) - black and blue spider wasp in Red Butte Garden
        • Tarantula Hawk - (Pepsis) - largest wasps I've ever seen on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah 9-2013, 7-2017
        • Tarantula Hawk - (Entypus aratus) - large black wasp with orange wings near Promontory Point in Box Elder County, Utah
        • Wasp Burying Caterpillar - (species unknown) - orange and black wasp with green caterpillar at Strawberry Res., UT
      • Thynnid Wasp - (Methocha) - long-bodied black male wasps on Antelope Island. Females ant-like. 9-3-2010
      • Tiphiid Wasp - (subfamily Tiphiinae) - long-bellied wasp In St. George & at Strawberry Res., UT 10-9-2018, 7-24-2011
      • Tiphiid Wasp - (genus Paratiphia) - small black wasps swarming at Bear River MBR, Box Elder County, Utah\
      • Velvet Ants
        • Velvet Ant - (Dasymutilla) - two photos of a winged male on Antelope Island
        • Velvet Ant - (female Dasymutilla bioculata) - orange and black female on Antelope Island, 8-10-2017
        • Velvet Ant - (male Dasymutilla bioculata) - fuzzy orange and black male on Antelope Island, 8-10-2017
        • Velvet Ant - (Dasymutilla californica& Dasymutilla vesta) - two types of velvet ants on Antelope Island
        • Velvet Ant - (Odontophotopsis venusta) - orange male velvet ant on Antelope Island
        • Velvet Ant - (Sphaeropthalma marpesia) - female nocturnal velvet ant & a male Dasymutilla
        • Velvet Ant - (male Timulla grotei) - male black and orange wasp on Antelope Island
        • Velvet Ant - (female Timulla grotei) - female black and orange wasp with white stripes on Antelope Island
      • Yellowjackets
    Weevils
      • Amblycerus - (Bruchinae Amblycerus) seed weevil in Salt Lake City, UT
      • Billbug - (Sphenophorus aequalis ochreus) - Clay-colored Billbug narrowed to subspecies at Bear River MBR
      • Billbug - (Sphenophorus gentilis ) - munching on grass at Bear River MBR, Box Elder Cnty., Utah
      • Billbug - (Sphenophorus parvulus Gyllenhal) - bluegrass billbug in Taylorsville, Utah
      • Broad-nosed Weevil - (Ericydeus lautus) - gray weevil with black stripes in Mercur Cnyn, Tooele Cnty, UT  2017
      • Black Vine Weevil - (Otiorhynchus sulcatus) - black weevil with gold spots in Taylorsville, UT
      • Crusted Root Weevil - (Romualdius_scaber) - tiny tan weevil in Taylorsville, Salt Lake County, Utah 5-21-2011
      • Ironweed curculio - (Rhodobaenus tredecimpunctatus) - on a sunflower leaf on Antelope Island 9-3-2009
      • Nut and Acorn Weevil - (genus Anthonomus squamosus) - grey long-beaked weevil in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty. Utah
      • Snout Beetle - (Anthonomus) - in the Jordanelle wetland, Wasatch County, UT, 2006, 2008
      • Snout Beetle - (Myrmex lineatus) - gray weevil with black stripes on rabbitbrush, Antelope Island 7-6-2010
      • Snout Beetle - (Cryptorhynchus lapathi ) -"Poplar and Willow Borer" in Weber County, Utah 9-3-2006
      • Sunflower Stem Weevil - (Cylindrocopturus adspersus) - destructive weevil in Box Elder and Davis Counties
      • Thistle Head Weevil - (Rhinocyllus conicus) - on Antelope Island and in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, 2007, 2010
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