Jenn's Yard: The Species List
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Common NameScientific Name
acorn weevilCurculio sp.
American carrion beetleNecrophila americana
American dun-bar mothCosmia calami
American idiaIdia americalis
American ipecacPorteranthus stipulatus
angulose prominentPeridea angulosa
annual baby's breathGypsophila elegans
ant, large carpenter-styleFormicidae sp.
ant, medium-sizedFormicidae sp.
ant, smallFormicidae sp.
antlionMyrmeleon sp.
armyworm mothMythimna unipuncta
ascomycetous fungusLaboulbeniales sp.
Asiatic oak weevilCyrtepistomus castaneus
assassin bugAcholla multispinosa
assassin bugPselliopus sp.
assassin bugZelus sp.
asterAster sp.
Baileya mothBaileya opthalmica
balloon flowerPlatycodon grandiflorus
banded hairstreakSatyrium calanus
banded longhorn beetleTypocerus velutinus
banded tussock mothHalysidota tessellaris
barklouseMetylophorus sp.
barklousePsocoptera sp.
basswood leafroller mothPantographa limata
bee?Hymenoptera sp.
bee-like robber flyLaphria sericea
bee mimicMallota posticata
bee mimicSericomyia sp.
bees yet to bee identifiedHymenoptera sp.
bicolored Pyrausta mothPyrausta bicoloralis
bird, unknown blackPassiformes sp.
bittersweet nightshadeSolanum dulcamara
blackberry lilyBelamcanda chinensis
black-capped chickadeePoecile atricapillus
black cohoshCimicifuga racemosa
black-dotted MalliathaMalliatha synochitis
black-edged dichomerisDichomeris picrocarpa
black vine weevilOtiorhynchus sulcatus
blinded sphinxPaonias excaecatus
blow flyPollenia sp.
blue dasherPachydiplax longipennis
blue flaxLinum perenne
blue jayCyanocitta cristata
bold-based zaleZale lunifera
bolete mushroomBoletus sp.
boxwood leaftierGalasa nigrinodis
broad-nosed weevilEntiminae sp.
brown lacewingHemerobius sp.
brown lacewingMicromus sp.
brown Panopoda mothPanopoda carneicosta
brown prionid beetleOrthosoma bruneum
brown stink bugEuschistus sp.
bumblebeeBombus sp.
bumblebeeBombus terrestris
cabbage whitePieris rapae
caddisflyTrichoptera sp.
camel cricketCeuthophilus sp.
Carolina grasshopperDissosteira carolina
Carolina wrenThryothorus ludovicianus
caterpillar on chives?
caterpillars with black headsLepidoptera sp.
checkered Apogeshna mothApogeshna stenialis
chickweedStellaria media
chinquapin leaf-miner mothDyseriocrania griseocapitella
Chironomid midgeChironomidae sp.
chivesAllium sp.
cicadaTibicen sp.
click beetleElateridae sp.
Clymene mothHaploa clymene
columbineAquilegia sp.
common blue violetViola sororia
common HyppaHyppa xylinoides
common oak mothPhoberia atomaris
common spring mothHeliomata cycladata
copper underwingAmphipyra pyramidoides
cornflowerCentaurea cyanus
Crambid mothDiathrausta reconditalis
Crambid mothDonacaula sp.
Crambid mothHerpetogramma abdominalis
crane flyNematocera sp.
crane flyTipulidae sp.
crowCorvus sp.
crowned PhlyctaeniaPhlyctaenia coronata
cuckoo beeNomada sp.
curve-toothed geometerEutrapela clemataria
daffodilNarcissus sp.
daisyLeucanthemum sp.
damsel bugNabidae sp.
dandelionTaraxacum officinale
dark-banded owlet mothPhalaenophana pyramusalis
dark green grub?
dark-spotted PalthisPalthis angulalis
dart mothFeltia sp.
dart mothNoctuinae sp.
Datana mothDatana sp.
daylilyHemerocallis sp.
deer flyChrysops sp.
dimorphic BomolochaHypena bijugalis
diurnal fireflyEllychnia sp.
double-banded grass veneerCrambus agitatellus
drone flyEristalis tenax
dwarf crested irisIris cristata
Eastern daisy fleabaneErigeron annuus
Eastern stinkhornPhallus ravenelii
Eastern tent caterpillar mothMalacosoma americanum
elegant grass-veneerMicrocrambus elegans
elm borerSaperda tridentata
enchanter's nightshadeCircaea lutetiana
Epione underwingCatacala epione
Erebid mothHerminiinae sp.
European earwigForficula auricularia
European snout beetlePhyllobius oblongus
European winter mothOperophtera brumata
eye-spotted lady beetleAnatis mali
faint-spotted PalthisPalthis asopialis
fake plastic toucanRamphastus plasticus
fall cankerworm mothAlsophila pometaria
false darkling beetleDircaea liturata
false longhorn beetleCephaloon sp.
false spiraeaAstilbe sp.
fervid plagodisPlagodis fervidaria
flat bugArididae sp.
flat-faced longhorn beetleUrgleptes signatus
flat-faced longhorn beetleUrographis sp.
flesh flySarcophagidae sp.
flower longhorn beetleAnaleptura
flower longhorn beetleJudolia cordifera
flower longhorn beetleStrangalia famelica
flower longhorn beetleStrangalia luteicornis
flower longhorn beetleStrangalia sp.
flyMuscoidea sp.
forest tent caterpillarMalacosoma disstria
foxgloveDigitalis sp.
fragile forktailIschnura posita
frosted top mushroom?
Geometer mothLycia sp.
Georgian prominentHyperaeschra georgica
giant casemakerPhryganeaidae sp.
gloomy underwingCatacala andromedae
goldenrodSolidago sp.
goldfinchCarduelis tristis
grape hyacinthMuscari botryoides
grape leaffolder mothDesmia funeralis
grapevine looperEulithis sp.
grass miner mothAgonopterix argillacea
gray aphidAphis sp.
gray-banded leafrollerArgyrotaenia mariana
gray fishflyNeohermes sp.
gray stinkbugBrochymena arborea
gray stinkbugBrochymena sp.
gray tree frogHyla sp.
green aphidAphis sp.
green caterpillar with black eye stripeLepidoptera sp.
greenhouse millipedeOxidus gracilis
green inchwormGeometridae sp.
green lacewingChrysopidae sp.
green leafhopperGyponana sp.
green leafhopperHelochara sp.?
green leuconyctaLeuconycta diphteroides
green metallic beeHalictidae sp.
green stinkbugAcrosternum hilare
ground beetleBembidion sp.
ground beetleHarpalini sp.
ground ivyGlechoma hederacea
gypsy mothLymantria dispar
hairy Solomon's sealPolygonatum pubescens
half-wing mothPhigalia titea
harvestmanOpiliones sp.
Heleomyzid flyHeleomyzidae sp.
helleborineEpipactis helleborine
Himmelman's plume mothGeina tenuidactyla
hollow-spotted PlagodisPlagodis alcoolaria
honeybeeApis mellifera
horned powder-post beetleLichenophanes bicornis
horned spanworm mothNematocampa resistaria
horrid zaleZale horrida
horse flyTabanus sp.
hostaHosta sp.
indian pipeMonotropa uniflora
Iridopsis mothIridopsis sp.
irisIris sp.
Isabella tiger mothPyrrharctia isabella
jagged ambush bugPhymata sp.
japanese beetlePopillia japonica
jelly fungus
June bug?Melolonthinae sp.
Juniper-twig geometerPatalene olyzonaria
katydidTettigonidae sp.
lady beetle, genus AnatisAnatis sp.
large lace-border mothScopula limboundata
large maple spanworm mothProchoerodes lineola
large yellow underwingNoctua pronuba
leaf beetleChyrsomela sp.
leafcutter beeMegachilidae sp.
leafhopperCoelidia olitoria
leafhopperParaulacizes irrorata
leafhopperScaphoideus sp.
lesser maple spanworm mothMacaria pustularia
lightning beetle mimicPodabrus sp.
lightning bugPhoturis sp.
lily leaf beetleLilioceris lilii
little orange mushroom?
lobelia dagger mothAcronicta lobeliae
long-horned beeEucerini sp.
longhorned beetleAstylopsis sexguttata
longhorned beetleEupogonius pauper
long-legged flyDolichopodidae sp.
lost owletLedaea perditalis
luna mothActias luna
Macaria mothMacaria sp.
march flyBibio sp.
mayapplePodophyllum peltatum
May beetlePhyllophaga sp.
mayflyEphemoptera sp.
meadowhawkOdonata sp.
medium unknown flyCalyptratae sp.
Michaelmas daisyAster sp.
milky cap mushroom?Lactarius sp.?
mining beeAndrenidae sp.
Morrison's sallow mothEupsilia morrisoni
mosquitoCulicidae sp.
moth, small whiteLepidoptera sp.
mountain blue-eyed grassSisyrinchium montanum
mourning doveZenaida macroura
multicolored Asian lady beetle, Asian ladybugHarmonia axyridis
mustard sallow mothPyreferra hesperidago
net-winged beetleCalopteron sp.
nodding wild onionAllium cernuum
northern broken-dashWallengrenia egeremet
Northern cardinalCardinalis cardinalis
Northern EudeiliniaEudeilinia herminiata
Northern parulaParula americana
Northern pearly-eyeEnodia anthedon
oak besma mothBesma quercivoraria
oak leafrollerArgyrotaenia quercifoliana
oak timberwormArrhenodes minutus
oak twig prunerAnelaphus parallelus
oblique heterocampaHeterocampa obliqua
obtuse EuchlaenaEuchlaena obtusaria
oil beetleMeloe sp.
oleander aphidAphis nerii
olive and black carpetAcasis viridata
orange-femur tenebrionidHaplandrus fulvipes
orange-headed Epicallima mothEpicallima argenticinctella
orange holomelinaHolomelina aurantiaca
orange-patched smoky mothPyromorpha dimidiata
orange poppyEschscholzia californica
orange-tufted oneidaOneida lunualis
Oriental beetleAnomala orientalis
owlet mothChytolita sp.
oyster mushroom?
painted lichen mothHypoprepia fucosa
pale beautyCampaea perlata
Panthea mothPanthea sp.
Peck's skipperPolites peckius
pine tube mothArgyrotaenia pinatubana
pinion mothLithophane
pink-spotted dart mothPseudohermonassa bicarnea
plant bugHyaliodes harti
plant bugPseudoxenetus scutellatus
plant bugStenodema sp.
plant bugStenotus binotatus
planthopperEntylia carinata
plasterer beeColletus sp.
pleated top mushroom?
plume mothPterophoridae sp.
Polydesmid millipedePolydesmidae sp.
polypore fungus beetlePenthe obliquata
purple coneflowerEchinacea purpurea
purple crocusCrocus vernus
purplescent longhorn beetlePurpuricenus humeralis
purply tenebrionidTenebrionidae sp.
Pyralid mothDolichomia olinalis
quaker mothOrthosia sp.?
quill Gordon mayflyEpeorus longimanus
red-banded leafhopperGraphocephala coccinea
red finchCarpodacus mexicanus
red-lined Panopoda mothPanopoda rufimargo
red oak borerEnaphalodes rufulus
red twin-spot mothXanthorhoe ferrugata
reticulated beetleCupes capitatus
reticulated beetleTenomerga cinereus
robber flyAsilidae sp.
Roland's sallow mothPsaphida rolandi
rose campionLychnis coronaria
rove beetleStaphylinidae sp.
ruby quakerOrthosia rubescens
ruby-throated hummingbirdArchilochus colubris
Russian sagePerovskia sp.
rustic borerXylotrechus colonus
salamanderAmbystoma sp.
sap beetleGlischrochilus fasciatus
scallop shell mothRheumaptera sp.
scarab beetleDichelonyx sp.
Scudder's bush katydidScudderia sp.
sedum, low pinkSedum sp.
seedcorn beetleStenolophus sp.
short-horned grasshopper, beigeAcrididae sp.
short-horned grasshopper, greenAcrididae sp.
Siberian squillScilla siberica
silver leafhopperAthysanus argentarius
single-dotted waveIdaea dimidiata
six-spotted graySpargaloma sexpunctata
slant-faced grasshopperGomphocerinae sp.
small black sweat beeLasioglossum sp.
small-eyed sphinxPaonias myops
small Phigalia mothPhigalia strigataria
small unknown flyDiptera sp.
sneezeweedHelenium sp.
snipe flyChrysopilus sp.
snipe flyRhagionidae sp.
snout beetlePolydrusus cervinus
snout beetlePolydrusus sp.
soldier beetleCantharis sp.
soldier beetlePodabrus sp.
soldier beetleRhaxonycha carolinus
Speckled Green FruitwormOrthosia hibisci
speckled plant bugPhytocoris sp.
spring fishflyChauliodes rastricornis
squash beePeponapis sp.
squash vine borerMelittia cucurbitae
St. John's wortHypericum perforatum
stag beetleDorcus paralellus
stag beetleLucanus sp.
stilt-legged flyMicropezidae sp.
stinkbugBanasa sp.
stinkbugPentatomidae sp.
stink bugDendrocoris sp.
stink bugEuchistus sp.
stinkbug, orange and blackPentatomidae sp.
straight-toothed sallow mothEupsilia vinulenta
striped cucumber beetleAcalymma vittatum
striped geometerLytrosis unitaria
summer fishflyChauliodes pectinicornis
sunflowerHelianthus annuus
swamp milkweedAsclepias incarnata
sweat beeAgapostemon sp.
syrphid flyHelophilus sp.
syrphid flySyrphidae sp.
syrphid flySyrphus sp.
syrphid flyToxomerus geminatus
the scribblerCladara atroliturata
thick tan mushroom?
three-lined potato beetleLema daturaphila
three-spotted caddisflyPtilostomis sp.
tickseedCoreopsis verticillata
tiger mothApantesis sp.
tiny tiny mushroom?
toe-winged beetlePtilodactyla sp.
tomatilloPhysalis ixocarpa
tooth-nosed snout weevilEugnamptus angustatus
tortoise beetlePlagiometriona clavata
transfigured HydriomenaHydriomena transfigurata
tree cricketOecanthus sp.
treehopperTelamona sp.
tufted bird dropping mothCerna cerintha
tufted titmouseBaeolophus bicolor
tussock mothOrgyia sp.
twice-stabbed lady beetleChilocorus stigma
two beetles and a moth?
two-lined chestnut borerAgrilus bilineatus
two-lined leather wingAncistronycha bilineata
two-spotted tree cricketNeoxabea bipunctata
underwing mothCatocala sp.
unknown beetle sp.Coleoptera sp.
unknown blue damselflyOdonata sp.
unknown brown Noctuid mothNoctuidae sp.
unknown fly sp.Diptera sp.
unknown gray moth poss. half-wing?Phigalia sp?
unknown green caterpillarLepidoptera sp.
unknown leafhopperCicadellidae sp.
unknown orange broad-nosed weevilEntiminae sp.
unknown orange spiky caterpillarLepidoptera sp.
unknown small brown bugHemiptera sp.
variegated lady beetleHippodamia variegata
walnut sphinxAmorpha juglandis
wasp mimicSpilomyia sp.
wavy-lined heterocampaHeterocampa biundata
weevil, snout beetleCurculionidae sp.
Western conifer seed bugLeptoglossus occidentalis
white-breasted nuthatchSitta carolinensis
white campionSilene latifolia
white cloverTrifolium repens
white crocusCrocus vernus
white-dotted prominentNadata gibbosa
white lacy mushroom?
white-spotted RedectisRedectis vitrea
widow skimmerLibellula luctuosa
wild geraniumGeranium maculatum
wild sennaSenna hebecarpa
wild turkeyMeleagris gallopavo
winter crane flyTrichocera sp.
wood frogRana sylvatica
woodpeckerPicidae sp.
yellow-legged meadowhawkSympetrum vicinum
yellow primrosePrimula sp.
yellow top mushroom with collar?
yellow wakerobinTrillium luteum
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