Flying insects of DuPage county, Illinois

Insects in love Flying through the air with the greatest of ease. Damsels, dragons, flies and bees. Birds in flight
Two-spotted Bumble Bee flying
Bombus bimaculatus
07/17/2013 Kirt Prairie
Brown-belted Bumble Bee flying
Bombus griseocollis
08/14/2013 Warrenville
European Paper Wasp flying
Polistes dominula
08/10/2013 Naperville
Black-and-gold Bumble Bee flying
Bombus auricomus
07/17/2013 Kirt Prairie
Sand Wasp flying on HEATH ASTER
Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus
09/14/2013 Kirt Prairie
Digger Bee flying
Melissodes
09/14/2013 Kirt Prairie
Golden Northern Bumble Bee flying profile
Bombus fervidus
08/14/2013 Warrenville
Honeybee flying pollen baskets
Apis mellifera
07/31/2013 Kirt Prairie
Golden Northern Bumble Bee flying frontal
Bombus fervidus
08/14/2013 Warrenville
Common Eastern Bumble Bee flying
Bombus impatiens
08/16/2013 Kirt Prairie
Mining Bee flying
Andrena
08/01/2013 COD Campus
European Paper Wasp flying
Polistes dominula
08/08/2013 Warrenville
Eastern Carpenter Bee flying
Xylocopa virginica
08/18/2013 Arrowhead Park
Brown-belted Bumble Bee flying on Shrubby St. John's Wort
Bombus griseocollis
07/11/2013 COD Campus
Digger Bee flying
Melissodes druriella
09/25/2013 Lambert Lake
Hummingbird Clearwing hovering on COMMON MILKWEED
Hemaris thysbe
07/14/2013 Lincoln Marsh
Monarch male flying on STIFF GOLDENROD
Danaus plexippus
09/14/2013 Kirt Prairie
Widow Skimmer male flying
Libellula luctuosa
08/08/2013 Warrenville
Tule Bluet female flying
Enallagma carunculatum
06/14/2013 Herrick Lake
Eastern Amberwing female flying
Perithemis tenera
08/23/2013 MAC pond
Black Saddlebags flying
Tramea lacerata
09/04/2013 Danada Savanna
Shadow Darner male flying dorsal
Aeshna umbrosa
09/08/2013 Arrowhead Park
Tule Bluet female flying
Enallagma carunculatum
08/23/2013 Kirt Prairie
Black Saddlebags female flying
Tramea lacerata
09/07/2011 Kirt Prairie
Common Whitetail female hovering
Libellula lydia bugguide
08/18/2013 Arrowhead Park
Familiar Bluet male flying
Enallagma civile
09/04/2013 Danada Savanna
Halloween Pennant male flying
Celithemis eponina
08/24/2013 DuPage Wild Ones Field Trip, Herrick Lake
Prince Baskettail male flying
Epitheca princeps
08/24/2013 DuPage Wild Ones Field Trip, Herrick Lake
Common Whitetail male flying
Libellula lydia bugguide
08/18/2013 Arrowhead Park
Eastern Forktail female flying
Ischnura verticalis
07/11/2013 Kirt Prairie
Autumn Meadowhawk male flying
Sympetrum vicinum
09/14/2013 Kirt Prairie
Shadow Darner male flying posterior
Aeshna umbrosa
09/08/2013 Arrowhead Park
Common Whitetail male chasing female
Libellula lydia bugguide
08/18/2013 Arrowhead Park
Goldenrod Soldier Beetle flying
Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus
09/14/2013 Kirt Prairie
Syrphid Fly flying
Eupeodes
09/14/2013 Kirt Prairie
Syrphid Fly male hovering
Syritta pipiens
07/23/2013 COD Campus
Syrphid Fly male hovering
Toxomerus marginatus
06/11/2013 Kirt Prairie
Syrphid Fly male flying on TALL BONESET
Eristalis stipator
08/28/2013 Kirt Prairie
Other Fauna Updated Sep 25, 2013 insects in flight: biophile, COD
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