Insects in love, DuPage county, Illinois (mostly)

Insects in flight Birds in love
Shadow Darner mating
Aeshna umbrosa
09/11/2009 Springbrook Prairie
Common Green Darner male fighting male Unicorn Clubtail
Anax junius facebook
06/23/2014 Herrick Lake
Common Green Darner tandem flying
Anax junius
07/23/2014 McDowell Grove
Common Green Darner tandem ovipositing
Anax junius
07/23/2014 McDowell Grove
Blue-fronted Dancer mating
Argia apicalis facebook
06/24/2014 Herrick Lake
Blue-fronted Dancer mating
Argia apicalis facebook
09/18/2009 Springbrook Prairie
Powdered Dancer mating
Argia moesta
06/29/2009 Naperville Rivwewalk
Powdered Dancer ovipositing
Argia moesta facebook
07/10/2014 McDowell Grove
Powdered Dancer ovipositing
Argia moesta facebook
07/10/2014 McDowell Grove
Powdered Dancer tandem
Argia moesta facebook
07/10/2014 McDowell Grove
Large Milkweed Bug mating on COMMON MILKWEED
Oncopeltus fasciatus
08/25/2011 Kirt Prairie
Red Milkweed Beetle mating on COMMON MILKWEED
Tetraopes tetraopthalmus
06/30/2005 Kirt Prairie
Baptisia Weevil eggs on WHITE WILD INDIGO
Apion rostrum
06/21/2006 Kirt Prairie
Baptisia Weevil ovipositing on WHITE WILD INDIGO
Apion rostrum
06/22/2009 Schulenberg Prairie
Ebony Jewelwing mating
Calopteryx maculata
08/05/2014 Sugarland Run
Halloween Pennant mating
Celithemis eponina facebook
06/27/2014 Herrick Lake
Six-spotted Tiger Beetle mating
Cicindela sexguttata OYP
05/29/2013 Herrick Lake
Monarch female ovipositing
Danaus plexippus
07/26/2014 Springbrook Prairie
Monarch mating
Danaus plexippus
08/17/2011 San Diego: Balboa Park
Black Swallowtail female ovipositing on QUEEN ANNE'S LACE
Papilio polyxenes
08/19/2013 Danada
Japanese Beetle mating on SHOWY TICK TREFOIL
Popillia japonica
08/25/2011 Kirt Prairie
Familiar Bluet mating
Enallagma civile facebook
07/01/2014 Danada
Familiar Bluet ovipositing
Enallagma civile facebook
07/01/2014 Danada
Stream Bluet female ovipositing
Enallagma exsulans bugguide
07/10/2014 McDowell Grove
Stream Bluet mating
Enallagma exsulans
07/20/2014 Pioneer Park
Skimming Bluet mating
Enallagma geminatum facebook
06/24/2014 Herrick Lake
Skimming Bluet ovipositing
Enallagma geminatum
06/27/2014 Herrick Lake
Skimming Bluet ovipositing
Enallagma geminatum facebook
06/27/2014 Herrick Lake
Skimming Bluet ovipositing face plant
Enallagma geminatum facebook
06/27/2014 Herrick Lake
Skimming Bluet tandem
Enallagma geminatum
06/22/2014 Herrick Lake
Skimming Bluet tandem
Enallagma geminatum
06/23/2014 Herrick Lake
Skimming Bluet tandem
Enallagma geminatum
06/24/2014 Herrick Lake
Orange Bluet mating
Enallagma signatum facebook
06/23/2014 Herrick Lake
Orange Bluet ovipositing
Enallagma signatum facebook
06/23/2014 Herrick Lake
Orange Bluet tandem
Enallagma signatum
06/23/2014 Herrick Lake
Black Blister Beetle mating
Epicauta pennsylvanica
08/21/2012 Kirt Prairie
Margined Leatherwing mating on RATTLESNAKE MASTER
Chauliognathus marginatus
07/20/2014 Pioneer Park
Syrphid Fly mating on RATTLESNAKE MASTER
Orthonevra nitida
07/23/2013 COD Campus
Eastern Pondhawk female ovipositing
Erythemis simplicicollis
06/27/2014 Herrick Lake
Eastern Pondhawk female ovipositing
Erythemis simplicicollis facebook
06/27/2014 Herrick Lake
Eastern Pondhawk mating
Erythemis simplicicollis facebook
06/24/2014 Herrick Lake
Eastern Tailed Blue mating male female
Everes comyntas
06/14/2013 Herrick Lake
Syrphid Fly mating
Helophilus fasciatus
04/18/2012 Kirt Prairie
Eastern Forktail female ovipositing
Ischnura verticalis
09/01/2011 Arrowhead Park
Eastern Forktail female ovipositing
Ischnura verticalis
07/15/2013 Arrowhead Park
Eastern Forktail mating
Ischnura verticalis
06/18/2012 Kirt Prairie
Elegant Spreadwing mating
Lestes inaequalis
08/02/2009 Blackwell
Widow Skimmer mating
Libellula luctuosa facebook
06/22/2014 Herrick Lake
Common Whitetail female ovipositing
Libellula lydia bugguide
08/18/2013 Arrowhead Park
Common Whitetail male chasing female
Libellula lydia bugguide
08/18/2013 Arrowhead Park
Periodical Cicada Brood XIII eggs
Magicicada cassini
06/25/2007 Schulenberg Prairie
Periodical Cicada Brood XIII ovipositing
Magicicada cassini
05/25/2007 Kate's 17-year cicadas
Black-legged Meadow Katydid male stridulating
Orchelimum nigripes youtube bugguide
09/25/2013 Lambert Lake
Black-legged Meadow Katydid males fighting
Orchelimum nigripes youtube
10/07/2013 Lambert Lake
Japanese Beetle mating
Popillia japonica OYP
07/19/2014 Blackwell
Japanese Beetle mating
Popillia japonica
07/28/2014 McDowell Grove
Goldenrod Soldier Beetle mating on STIFF GOLDENROD
Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus
08/31/2009 Kirt Prairie
Eastern Cicada Killer mating
Sphecius speciosus facebook
08/08/2014 Sugarland Run
Eastern Cicada Killer mating hand
Sphecius speciosus facebook
08/08/2014 Sugarland Run
Eastern Cicada Killer mating trio
Sphecius speciosus facebook
08/08/2014 Sugarland Run
Saffron-winged Meadowhawk mating
Sympetrum costiferum
10/08/2011 Kirt Prairie
Chinese Mantis eggcase
Tenodera sinensis
02/28/2012 COD Campus
Red Milkweed Beetle mating
Tetraopes tetraopthalmus OYP
07/19/2014 Blackwell
Evergreen Bagworm eggs
Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis youtube
12/13/2011 COD Campus
Black Saddlebags mating
Tramea lacerata facebook
05/27/2014 Molokai, Hawaii
Other Fauna Updated Aug 08, 2014 insects in love: biophile, COD facebook
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