Two individuals of similar size walking down the alley.
Definitely a pedestrian hazard near the sidewalk.
Grooming itself in the sun.
Found on the George Washington University campus using a yellow pan trap.
Small fly with large, colorful (primarily orange with spots of green and blue) eyes and sparse hairs covering the body. Body has a reflective quality with an orange tint.
This bee is commonly found on George Washington University grounds thanks to Hartmut Doebel's bee hives in Lisner Hall. They enjoy a diversity of plants and make honey for the Founding Farmer's restaurant in Georgetown.
This is one of the most common kinds of bees found in The George Washington University grounds during this season. This particular one was found in front of Monroe Hall. It is the size of half of a human thumb and has a lot of hair.
This damselfly was very narrow and the size of the lavender leaf. The head is dark blue with black stripes and the tail is a bright, baby blue color.
You will find lavender outside of the psychology department of The George Washington University. It is a couple of feet off the ground and the flowers are a very light purple color - characteristic of the lavender plant.
These peppers were the milder form of chili peppers and are as thin as a pencil and shorter than your pinky! They taste like regular peppers. (Mild ones) and have around 10 seeds near the stem
- black and yellow striped
- covered in small hairs
- 6 legs
- set of antennas
Reddish brown in color with black and yellow bands on the abdomen. On the final set of legs there are prominent pollen baskets. Hair with split ends, as characteristics of Apidae. (From http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/accounts/Apis_mellifera)
Abdomen is yellow with five black stripes. Long, pointed stinger.
-Has a yellow and black patterned body.
-3 part body (head, thorax, abdomen
-2 black antennas
-6 yellow legs from thorax
- set of wings
Caught on a cone flower outside GW Textile Museum.
Striped yellow and dark brown body, pattern extends to the bottom and end of the abdomen. Golden storage pouches can be seen on both hind legs (see picture), both are large in size. Hair appears to thinly cover its body, with the thickest area being by and on the head.
-main body 3 distinct parts
-2 sets of wings
- six legs
- ~0.4 cm long
Saw it on lavender plants outside of the GW Psychology Dept. building.
- 6 legs
- upper body a darker color then lower
Caught in a Yellow UV(-) pan trap left out from 10:30am to 3pm. In the Hymenoptera order.