Alfredo Colon

             
   
 
             
 

Puerto Rico Wildlife

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Amphibians

 

 

Insects and Arachnids (continued)

   
 

American toad

3

 

lesser appleworm moth 1  
 

northern leopard frog

1

 

lesser bulb fly (Eumerus spp.)

1  
 

treefrog (Hyla spp.)

7

 

linden looper 2  
     

 

lined orbweaver 3  
 

Birds

 

 

little white lichen moth 1  
 

American Goldfinch

3

 

locust borer

4  
 

Chipping Sparrow

2

 

long-horned bee (Melissodes spp.)

6  
  Eastern Phoebe 1

 

long-tailed dance fly

1  
 

Mallard

7

 

longhorned beetle (Neoclytus mucronatus mucronatus) 1  
 

Red-breasted Nuthatch

1

 

longjawed orbweaver (Tetragnatha spp.)

10  
     

 

longlegged fly (Condylostylus sipho) 1  
 

Centipedes and Millipedes

 

 

longlegged fly (Dolichopus spp.) 1  
 

millipede (Cylindroiulus caeruleocinctus)

2

 

lucerne moth 1  
  millipede (Cylindroiulus spp.) 1

 

maple twig borer moth

1  
 

parajulid millipede (Tribe Aniulini)

2

 

marbled orbweaver

10  
 

stone centipedes (Order Lithobiomorpha)

2

 

margined calligrapher

1  
     

 

marsh bluet

9  
 

Crustaceans

 

 

marsh fly (Dictya spp.)

1  
 

Rathke’s woodlouse

1

 

marsh fly (Tetanocera plebeja) 1  
     

 

meadow plant bug

3  
 

Fungi and Lichens

 

 

meadow spittlebug

9  
 

Black Knot

4

 

meadowhawks (Sympetrum spp.)

5  
 

Hooded Sunburst Lichen

1

 

metallic flea beetle (Altica spp.)

1  
 

Pin-cushion Sunburst Lichen

5

 

metallic wood-boring beetle (Agrilus spp.) 2  
 

Star Rosette Lichen

1

 

metallic wood-boring beetle (Agrilus obsoletoguttatus)

1  
  Summit Disease (Entomophaga grylli) (1)

 

Mexican grass-carrying wasp 5  
 

 

 

 

milkweed stem weevil

2  
 

Insects and Arachnids

 

 

milkweed tussock moth

6  
  acanaloniid planthopper (Acanalonia sp.) 1

 

minute seed weevil (Homorosoma sulcipenne)

1  
 

afflicted dagger moth

1

 

monarch

10  
  alfalfa plant bug 1

 

mourning cloak

2  
 

American dagger moth

2

 

multicolored Asian lady beetle

22  
  American green crab spider 4

 

narcissus bulb fly (Merodon equestris) 1  
 

American hover fly

3

 

New York carpenter ant

1  
  American sand wasp 1

 

nomad bee (Nomada)

10  
 

anchor stink bug

1

 

non-biting midge (Axarus festivus) 4  
 

antlered flutter fly

4

 

non-biting midge (Chironomus spp.) 1  
 

ants (Family Formicidae)

8

 

non-biting midge (Demeijerea brachialis) 1  
 

aphid (Uroleucon spp.)

4

 

Norman’s quaker

2  
  aphideater (Eupeodes subg. Metasyrphus) (1)

 

northern bluet

1  
  arabesque orbweaver 3

 

northern crescent

1  
 

armyworm moth

1  

northern corn rootworm beetle

5  
 

Artist’s Conk

2

 

northern paper wasp

6  
 

Asiatic wall jumping spider

5

 

oak besma 1  
 

asteroid moth

2

 

oblong running spider

3  
  autumn meadowhawk 4

 

oblong-winged katydid 2  
  bald-faced hornet 6

 

oleander aphid

2  
 

banasa stink bug

1

 

omnivorous leafroller 1  
 

banded longhorn beetle

4

 

orange-horned hammertail

2  
  banded tussock moth 10

 

orange-legged drone fly 1  
 

band-winged crane fly

6

 

orchard orbweaver (Leucauge venusta) 1  
  bare-bellied falsehorn 3

 

oval leaf beetle (Rhabdopterus spp.) 1  
 

bare-eyed mimic

4

 

painted lady

7  
 

bean leaf beetle

1

 

pale green assassin bug

8  
  bee fly (Villa lateralis) 1

 

pearl crescent

2  
 

bee-like robber fly (Laphria canis)

4

 

pear plant bug (Neolygus communis) 1  
 

bee-like robber fly (Laphria index)

1

 

Peck’s skipper

1  
  bee-like robber fly (Laphria sericea) 3

 

Pennsylvania firefly

3  
 

bee-like robber fly (Laphria spp.)

1

 

pilose checkered beetle 1  
 

Bethune’s pinion

1

 

plant bug (Agnocoris rubicundus) 1  
 

bicolored striped sweat bee

1

 

plant bug (Family Miridae) 8  
 

birch catkin bug

2

 

plant bug (Hyaliodes harti) 1  
 

black damsel bug

2

 

plant bug (Metriorrhynchomiris dislocatus)

1  
  black swallowtail 2

 

plant bug (Neolygus spp.) 1  
  black-and-gold bumble bee 1

 

plant bug (Neurocolpus jessiae)

1  
  black and yellow argiope 3

 

plant bug (Paraxenetus guttulatus) 1  
  black-shouldered drone fly 3

 

podzol mound ant

6  
 

black-sided meadow katydid

3

 

polished lady beetle

1  
 

blackberry looper

2

 

pond olive 2  
 

blue dasher

6

 

Potter’s funnelweb spider 7  
  blue-green bottle fly 1

 

potter wasp (Leptochilus spp.)

1  
 

bold jumper

8   prairie mound ant 3  
  boreal combfoot 1

 

pure green augochlora

6  
  braconid wasp (Atanycolus spp.) 2

 

purple coneflower (Echinacea spp.)

2  
 

braconid wasp (Family Braconidae)

1

 

question mark

1  
  braconid wasp (Meteorus spp.) 1

 

ragwort stem borer moth

1  
 

brilliant jumping spider

14

 

red admiral

3  
 

bronze jumping spider

18

 

red goldenrod aphid 1  
  brown blister beetle 6

 

red milkweed beetle

7  
  brown stink bug 2

 

red running crab spider

1  
  brown-belted bumble bee 2

 

red-banded leafhopper

5  
 

buffalo treehopper (Stictocephala spp.)

2

 

red-legged grasshopper 3  
 

bumble bee (Bombus spp.)

3

 

reticulated pirate spider

1  
 

bumble bee mimic robber fly (Laphria thoracica)

3

 

rhubarb curculio

1  
  buttercup cuckoo sweat bee 1

 

Roesel’s katydid 2  
  calyptrate flies (Zoosubsection Calyptratae) 1

 

root maggot fly (Hydrophoria lancifer) 4  
  candy-striped spider 3

 

roseslug

1  
  Carolina grasshopper 7

 

ruby meadowhawk

1  
 

cherry-faced meadowhawk

4

 

saddleback leafhopper

1  
 

chickweed geometer

2

 

sand wasp (Gorytes spp.) 1  
 

citrus flatid planthopper

2

 

Say’s trig 2  
 

clavate tortoise beetle

1

 

Schlaeger’s fruitworm moth

2  
 

clay-colored leaf beetle

1

 

Scudder’s bush katydid (Scudderia spp.) 3  
  clearwing moth (Carmenta ithacae) 5

 

seven-spotted lady beetle

1  
 

clouded plant bug

4

 

shamrock orbweaver

2  
  cloudy-winged miner bee 2

 

shaved horse fly 1  
 

cobweb weaver (Family Theridiidae)

1

 

short-tailed aphideater 2  
 

cocklebur weevil

1

 

short-winged meadow katydid 1  
 

Colorado potato beetle

7

 

signal fly (Rivellia colei)

2  
  common aerial yellowjacket 5

 

signate quaker 3  
  common barklouse (Hyalopsocus striatus) 2

 

silky striped sweat bee 1  
  common baskettail 3

 

silver flower longhorn beetle 1  
  common eastern bumble bee 1

 

silver-spotted skipper 1  
 

common eastern physocephala

8

 

silvery checkerspot

1  
  common eupithecia 3

 

six-spotted orbweaver 1  
  common grass-veneer 1

 

six-spotted tiger beetle

1  
 

common green bottle fly

1

 

slender ant-mimicking jumping spider 7  
  common green darner 7

 

slender smoothtail 3  
  common green lacewing (Chrysoperla carnea group) (1)

 

slender spreadwing

3  
 

common Hentz jumping spider

1

 

snout mite (Family Bdellidae) 1  
 

common sawfly (Family Tenthredinidae)

5

 

snowberry clearwing

2  
 

common sawfly (Macrophya epinota)

2

 

soldier beetle (Trypherus frisoni)

2  
 

common sawfly (Macrophya pulchella)

2

 

soldier fly (Stratiomys adelpha or discalis)

2  
 

common sawfly (Macrophya spp.)

1

 

soldier fly (Stratiomys norma)

5  
 

common sawfly (Macrophya trisyllaba)

2

 

somewhat silky mound ant

17  
 

common scorpionfly (Panorpa spp.)

12

 

speckled green fruitworm

2  
 

common snipe fly

1

 

spider wasp (Caliadurgus fasciatellus)

1  
 

common tan wave

1

 

spined assassin bug

7  
 

common white-cheeked jumping spider

1

 

spined soldier bug

1  
 

common whitetail

2

 

splendid dwarf spider

1  
  copper underwing 3

 

spotted cucumber beetle

2  
  coppery leafhopper 7

 

spotted grass moth

1  
 

crab spider (Mecaphesa spp.)

1

 

spotted lady beetle

2  
  crabonid wasp (Astata unicolor) 2

 

spotted spreadwing

1  
 

cuckoo wasp (Elampus spp.)

2

 

spotted white-cheeked jumping spider

5  
 

curled rose sawfly

1

 

spotted-wing drosophila 1  
  damsel bug (Family Nabidae) 1

 

spurred carpenter bee 5  
  damsel bug (Nabis americolimbatus) 1

 

spur-throated grasshopper (Melanoplus spp.) 6  
 

damsel bug (Nabis roseipennis)

1

 

square-headed wasp (Ectemnius maculosus) 1  
  damselfly (suborder Zygoptera) 1

 

square-headed wasp (Tribe Crabronini) 1  
 

dance fly (Rhamphomyia spp.)

1

 

squash vine borer

10  
  dark-banded owlet 3

 

stink bug (Euschistus spp.) 1  
  dark-spotted palthis 1

 

stink bugs (Family Pentatomidae)

2  
  dark-winged fungus gnat (Eugnoriste spp.) 1

 

stout spanworm moth

2  
 

derbid planthopper (Cedusa spp.)

1

 

striped cucumber beetle

4  
  differential grasshopper 9

 

striped ground cricket 1  
 

dimorphic jumper

1

 

sunflower nomia 1  
 

dogwood agrilus

1

 

swamp milkweed leaf beetle

8  
  dogwood sawfly (Macremphytus testaceus) 3

 

swift feather-legged fly

4  
 

dogwood twig borer

3

 

tachinid fly (Archytas apicifer) 3  
 

downy leatherwing

2

 

tachinid fly (Cylindromyia interrupta)

1  
 

Dryad’s Saddle

1

 

tachinid fly (Leskia similis)

2  
 

dusky stink bug

2

 

tachinid fly (Subfamily Exoristinae)

2  
  dwarf spider (Ceraticelus fissiceps) 1

 

tachinid fly (Thelaira americana) 1  
  early tachinid fly 2

 

tachinid fly (Xanthomelanodes arcuatus)

1  
 

eastern band-winged hover fly

2

 

terminal mummy wasp

1  
  eastern calligrapher 1

 

thick-headed fly (Physoconops obscuripennis)

3  
 

eastern forktail

22

 

thick-legged hoverfly 1  
  eastern harvestman 12

 

thick-spined jumping spider

12  
 

eastern pondhawk

2

 

thin-spined jumping spider

5  
 

eastern hornet fly

5

 

thistle tortoise beetle

3  
 

eastern rose curculio

1

 

three-lined leafroller moth 1  
 

eastern tailed-blue

1

 

three-lined potato beetle

3  
  eastern yellowjacket 6

 

tortoise beetle (Tribe Cassidini)

1  
  elegant grass-veneer 1

 

transverse flower fly

3  
  European crane fly 10

 

treehopper (Cyrtolobus dixianus)

1  
 

European earwig

1

 

treehopper (Cyrtolobus tuberosus) 2  
  European pine sawfly 3

 

trefoil sawfly

2  
 

eye-spotted lady beetle

1

 

true melissodes bees

2  
  fall field cricket 2

 

true velvet mite (Family Trombidiidae)

5  
 

false milkweed bug

1

 

tuberculated crab spider (Tmarus angulatus) 1  
 

familiar bluet

5

 

tufted globetail

1  
 

ferruginous tiger crane fly

18

 

tuftlegged orbweaver (Mangora placida) 2  
  fifteen-spotted lady beetle 2

 

tumbling flower beetle (Mordellina pustulata)

1  
  firefly (Family Lampyridae) 3

 

turfgrass ant

1  
  firefly (Pyractomena spp.) 1

 

Turkey Tail 2  
 

flat-footed fly (Agathomyia spp.)

1

 

twelve-spotted skimmer

1  
 

flea beetle (Disonycha uniguttata)

2

 

twice-stabbed stink bug

3  
  fly (order Diptera) 1

 

two-horned treehopper 1  
 

flower longhorn beetle (Analeptura lineola)

2

 

two-lined leatherwing

4  
 

flower longhorn beetle (Brachysomida bivittata)

1

 

two-spotted grass bug

1  
 

flower longhorn beetle (Brachysomida nigripennis)

3

 

two-striped grasshopper

1  
 

flower longhorn beetle (Charisalia americana)

1

 

two-striped planthopper

2  
 

flower longhorn beetle (Gaurotes cyanipennis)

1

 

undivided lucent 2  
 

flower longhorn beetle (Grammoptera spp.)

1

 

Unknown Moths

4  
  flower weevil (Madarellus undulatus) 1

 

ursine spurleg lady beetle

4  
 

forage looper moth

1

 

ursula wainscot

1  
 

four-banded stink bug hunter wasp

8

 

vagabond crambus 1  
 

four-lined hornet fly

4

 

violet leafwalker 3  
 

four-lined plant bug

2

 

Virginia ctenucha 3  
  fraternal potter wasp 3

 

wedge-shaped beetle (Macrosiagon limbata)

4  
 

fruit fly (Trupanea actinobola)

1

 

wedge-shaped beetle (Ripiphorus spp.)

10  
 

geometer moth (Family Geometridae)

2

 

weeping green lacewing 1  
 

giant swallowtail

3

 

weevil (Lixus terminalis)

1  
  gnat ogre (Holcocephala abdominalis) 3

 

western conifer seed bug

1  
 

golden dung fly

1

 

western honey bee 5  
  golden-eyed lacewing 2

 

white-faced meadowhawk

5  
  goldenrod leaf beetle 1

 

white-spotted pond fly

1  
  goldenrod leaf miner 2

 

white-striped black

1  
  goldenrod soldier beetle 4

 

wide ribbon meshweaver

2  
  grape rootworm 1

 

widow skimmer

2  
 

grass fly (Thaumatomyia glabra)

2

 

wild carrot wasp

3  
 

grasshopper bee fly

4

 

willow catkin fly (Egle spp.)

1  
 

great black digger wasp

1

 

wood soldier fly (Xylomya terminalis)

5  
 

green cone-headed planthopper

1

 

wrinkled soldier beetle 1  
 

green immigrant leaf weevil

2

 

xylenine sallows (Eupsilia spp.)

1  
 

green lacewing (Chrysopa spp.)

2

 

yarrow plume moth

2  
 

green lacewing (Family Chrysopidae)

1

 

yellow-collared scape moth 7  
 

green plant bug

1

 

yellow-dusted cream moth 1  
 

green stink bug

3

 

yellow-faced bee (Hylaeus spp.)

1  
 

hairy-banded mining bee

1

 

yellow-shouldered drone fly 1  
  half-wing 1

 

zebra jumper (Salticus scenicus)

15  
 

Halloween pennant

2

 

     
  hammock spider 2

 

Mammals

   
 

hangingfly (Bittacus spp.)

1

 

eastern gray squirrel

2  
  harvestman (Leiobunum politum) 1

 

     
 

harvestman (Leiobunum spp.)

1

 

Plants

   
 

harvestman (Order Opiliones)

4

 

Amur maple

1  
 

heleomyzid fly (Suillia quinquepunctata)

1

 

bird’s-foot trefoil

1  
 

hispine leaf beetle (Microrhopala xerene)

1

 

bittersweet nightshade

2  
 

hispine leaf beetle (Sumitrosis inaequalis)

1

 

bur cucumber

1  
 

horned clubtail

5

 

bur oak (var. macrocarpa)

2  
  horned spanworm 3

 

butter and eggs

3  
 

hoverfly (Chrysotoxum spp.)

1

 

butterfly weed

1  
 

hoverfly (Pipiza spp.)

2

 

Canada lettuce

1  
  hoverfly (Platycheirus spp.) 1

 

Canada thistle

1  
  hoverfly (Subfamily Syrphinae) 3

 

Canadian tick-trefoil

1  
 

hoverfly (Xylota spp.)

1

 

cardinal flower

1  
  hummingbird clearwing 2

 

common dandelion 1  
  hybotid dance fly (Platypalpus spp.) 4

 

common milkweed 2  
 

ichneumon wasp (Aritranis director)

5

 

Culver’s root

2  
  ichneumon wasp (Charops annulipes) 1

 

curly dock 1  
  ichneumon wasp (Colpotrochia trifasciata) 1

 

cut-leaved coneflower

3  
 

ichneumon wasp (Cosmoconus spp.)

1

 

field sow thistle 2  
 

ichneumon wasp (Cratichneumon spp.)

1

 

goldenrod (Solidago spp.) 2  
 

ichneumon wasp (Family Ichneumonidae)

1

 

great blue lobelia (var. siphilitica)

2  
 

ichneumon wasp (Lissonota spp.)

2

 

harebell

1  
  ichneumon wasp (Melanichneumon spp.) 1

 

heal-all

1  
 

ichneumon wasp (Ophionellus spp.)

1

 

milkweed (Asclepias spp.) 2  
 

ichneumon wasp (Therion spp.)

3

 

musk thistle

6  
  ichneumon wasp (Vulgichneumon brevicinctor) 1

 

northern white cedar 1  
 

Isabella tiger moth

2

 

prickly lettuce

1  
 

jagged ambush bug (Phymata americana)

18

 

purple loosestrife

2  
 

jagged ambush bug (Phymata spp.)

1

 

Queen Anne’s lace

1  
 

Japanese beetle

6

 

rose (Rosa spp.) 1  
 

jumping spider (Family Salticidae)

8

 

spotted touch-me-not

4  
 

jumping spider (Tutelina spp.)

2

 

wild bergamot

1  
  knot-horn moths (Tribe Phycitini) 2

 

wild columbine

1  
  large crane fly (Family Tipulidae) 2

 

wild cucumber

4  
 

large crane fly (Tipula borealis)

1

 

     
 

large crane fly (Tipula trivittata)

2

 

Slime Molds

   
 

large milkweed bug

6

 

honeycomb coral slime mold

1  
 

large rove beetle (Belonuchus rufipennis)

3

 

red raspberry slime mold

1  
  late long-horned caddisfly 1

 

     
  lattice orbweaver 2

 

Snails and Slugs

   
 

laurel sphinx

1

 

gray field slug

3  
 

leaf beetle (Ophraella conferta)

1

 

orange-banded arion

2  
  leaf-cutter bee (Megachile spp.) 2

 

     
  leafhopper (Agalliopsis ancistra) 1

 

Springtails

   
  leafhopper (Errastunus ocellaris) 1

 

belted springtail

1  
 

leafhopper (Gyponana subgenus Gyponana)

3

 

     
 

leafhopper (Penthimia americana)

2

 

Worms and Leeches

   
 

leafhopper (Scaphytopius spp.)

3

 

nightcrawler 1  

 


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