August 20, 2006: Our garden, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas.

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Background: An ant walking along our back fence.

 

Right: A Noctuidae moth, the Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth Spodoptera ornithogalli.  This identification provided by Bob Patterson of the Moth Photographers Group.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Left: A leaf-cutting bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae: probably Megachile sp.) on a "Lemon Queen" flower.  Below right: a close up of the bee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Left and below: A "Dog Day" Cicada (Homoptera: Cicadidae: Tibicens pruinosa)  perched quietly on a potted plant while I took its portrait.