Close-ups: Bugs (2)

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Backlit mirid on grass

The low-angle sun of a July morning backlights grass, silhouetting a green mirid (megaloceroea recticornis).

Monarch butterfly on Dame's Rocket, Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota, U.S.

Monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus on Dame's Rocket in Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota, U.S.


A bee on orchard grass

A bee on orchard grass (Dactylis glomerata) early on a cool July morning.

A honey bee on rapeseed (canola) on a brilliant sunny morning, western Montana, U.S.

A honey bee on rapeseed (canola) on a brilliant sunny morning.