Monthly Archives: January 2017
Bombus affinis Cresson, 1863, the Rusty patched bumble bee (#VTEC000000590) On Tuesday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service designated the Rusty patched bumble bee as endangered under the Endangered Species Act. The specimen pictured above is one of 31 individuals … Continue reading
A zygaenid moth, Zygaena angelicae Ochsenheimer, 1808 Specimen #VTEC000000632 is a handsome zygaenid moth from Mnichovice (Czech Republic) collected by V. Kubelka. Thanks to volunteer Charity Hall for digitizing several trays of zygaenid and arctiine moths!