Katydid in Bonney Lake

This Katydid joined us on the slide at Lake Jane park on September 30th in Bonney lake Washington. The long antenna and leaf like wings differ from Grasshoppers. Jack was enjoying himself on the slide when he noticed he was sharing the toys with the little green insect. I took the photo with my Samsung

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Pavement ants in Lake Chelan, WA

These pavement ants were seen in Lake Chelan, WA.  Their formal name is Tetramorium caespitum.  They are a member of the Arthropoda phylum.  Their name refers to being found typical in the pavement of sidewalks, patios and driveways.  You can find more information at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pavement_ant.

Beetle at Lake Chelan, WA

This little Beetle was found on the window of a condo at Wapato Point in Lake Chelan. The back ground is white due to the smoke from the Jolly Mountain and other Fires in Washington State. We are unsure of who this little beetle is but it is approximately 1 centimeter in length. The wing

Alder Wood Borer in Leavenworth, WA

We found this beetle on an east facing wall while walking the streets of Leavenworth in Central Washington State.  Alder Wood Borers are known to be attracted to new paint.  Their formal name is Rosalia funebris.  It is a member of the Longhorn Beetles family.  They are found up and down the west coast California