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  1. Spread fulgorid

    Snapshot Title: Spread fulgorid
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: NCSU Insect Museum Fulgoridae [10]
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    Phrictus sp. shown with wings spread.



  2. Wax filaments

    Snapshot Title: Wax filaments
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: NCSU Insect Museum Fulgoridae [9]
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    Wax filaments can be seen on the posterior end of this fulgorid.



  3. Spread wings: Laternaria

    Snapshot Title: Spread wings: Laternaria
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: NCSU Insect Museum Fulgoridae [8]
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    A fulgorid with its wings spread.



  4. Lanternfly (peanut-head bug): Fulgora sp.

    Snapshot Title: Lanternfly (peanut-head bug): Fulgora sp.
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: NCSU Insect Museum Fulgoridae [7]
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    This specimen shows some of the wax (white areas on abdomen) that is excreted by these bugs.



  5. 3 Fulgora sp.

    Snapshot Title: 3 Fulgora sp.
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: NCSU Insect Museum Fulgoridae [6]
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    Showing variation in head ornamentation size.



  6. Lanternfly (peanut-head bug): Fulgora sp.

    Snapshot Title: Lanternfly (peanut-head bug): Fulgora sp.
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: NCSU Insect Museum Fulgoridae [5]
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    Lanternfly shown with one wing spread (with false eyes) and one in resting position.



  7. Lanternfly (or peanut-head bug): Fulgora sp.

    Snapshot Title: Lanternfly (or peanut-head bug): Fulgora sp.
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: NCSU Insect Museum Fulgoridae [4]
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    These large fulgorids (~3 inches) have very enlarged, peanut-like heads, giving them an alligator/lizard look.



  8. Saw-tooth fulgorid

    Snapshot Title: Saw-tooth fulgorid
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: NCSU Insect Museum Fulgoridae [3]
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    A spread fulgorid with a saw-like head process.



  9. Spread fulgorid

    Snapshot Title: Spread fulgorid
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: NCSU Insect Museum Fulgoridae [2]
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    Fulgoridae with its wings spread.



  10. Wings spread

    Snapshot Title: Wings spread
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: NCSU Insect Museum Fulgoridae [1]
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    Fulgorid with its wings spread.



  11. Microsargane vittata (Fowler)

    Snapshot Title: Microsargane vittata (Fowler)
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: Cicadellidae Receiving 11
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    The 5 specimens across the middle of this snapshot are Microsargane vittata (Fowler) (Hemiptera: Cercopidae)



  12. naphthalene

    Snapshot Title: naphthalene
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: Insect Drawer (scarabs) Take 2
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    This is why many (most?) insect collections smell like mothballs! This fumigant helps protect our specimens from pests, such as dermestid beetles and book lice. It stinks, though, and is potentially u...



  13. hard-bottomed unit tray

    Snapshot Title: hard-bottomed unit tray
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: Insect Drawer (scarabs) Take 2
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    We're slowly working through the collection to get rid of the few remaining hard-bottomed unit trays. They are not as...how do I write this politely...good as the foam-bottomed unit trays.



  14. old dermestid damage

    Snapshot Title: old dermestid damage
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: Insect Drawer (scarabs) Take 2
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    That hole in the middle of the view was made by a carpet beetle (the family Dermestidae), which are notorious pests of insect collections. The damage happened BEFORE we received this donation of beetl...



  15. Cicadellidae

    Snapshot Title: Cicadellidae
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: Cicadellidae Receiving 11
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    insect drawer.



  16. Looking GOOD!!

    Snapshot Title: Looking GOOD!!
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: Insect Drawer (scarabs) Take 2
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    Lighting really helps!!



  17. Wasps

    Snapshot Title: Wasps
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: HymDrawer1 (ISO100)
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    getting better, but....



  18. Ughh!!

    Snapshot Title: Ughh!!
    Taken by: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum

    Image: TestDrawer2
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    black bars



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