This female Falcate Orangetip butterfly is wafting her pherenome perfume toward a male.
This Longhorn Beetle is on Sandhill Milkweed (Asclepias humistrata)
Frosted Elfin caterpillars seem to prefer to eat the flowers of its host plant, Sundal Lupine (Lupinus perennis).
The Frosted Elfin lays its eggs only on the Sundail Lupine (Lupinus perennis).
Callophrys irusThis Frosted Elfin is preparing to lay eggs on the Sundial Lupine Lupinus perennis, its host plant.
GEOMETRIDAE FamilyThis caterpillar perfectly matches a branchlet of a tree.
This is a head-on view of the Giant Swallowtail caterpillar.
Papilio cresphontesThis swallowtail was nectaring on red pentas, a favorite exotic plant for many of the large butterflies in a yard.
Gomphus gomphurus dilatatus
Gonatista griseaGrizzled means sprinkled or streaked with gray which this mantid certainly is.
This is probably the Doris Tiger Moth, but haven't confirmed its identification yet.
Atlides halesusThis Hairstreak is one of the few butterflies that uses mistletoe as a host plant.
The Gulf Fritillary (bottom) and Variegated Fritillary (top) both use Passionflower vines (Pasiflora spp.) as a host plant.
The caterpillars of the Hackberry and Tawny Emperors are very similar. To distinguish the two species, look for the thicker stripes on the Tawny Emperor compared to the very thin lines on the Hackberry Emperor caterpillar.