Uganda and Kenya other insects 3-18 Jan 2009


Note: I have not identified many of these, so if you happen to know any of them please let me know... Caterpillar help from Dave Wagner. Beetle help from Dan Duran and Mike Thomas. Robber help from Fritz Geller-Grimm. Thanks guys!

Robber Flies (Asilidae)

These are all from the Bwindi area in the Impenetrable Forest, Uganda, 6-7 Aug 2009. The lower right hand one was collected, and it's an Ommatius. The other three are in the genus Promachus.

This is from the Masai Mara, Kenya, 17 Aug 2009, and was collected. It is also an Ommatius.

Butterflies (Lepidoptera)

  Mabamba Bay Wetland, Uganda, 4 Aug 2009.

These are all from the Bwindi area in the Impenetrable Forest, Uganda, 6-7 Aug 2009. The one at middle right is Paplio phorcas. The caterpillar is a noctuid.
 

  Citrus Swallowtail (Paplio demodocus)

Rwenpunu River, Cape Elizabeth National Park, Uganda.


  Rekero Tent Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya. 17 Aug 2009.

Various Flies (Diptera)

These are all from the Bwindi area in the Impenetrable Forest, Uganda, 6-7 Aug 2009.

  Bee fly, Rekero Tent Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya. 16 Aug 2009.

Random other insects and one spider

These are all from the Bwindi area in the Impenetrable Forest, Uganda, 6-7 Aug 2009.

The top two are leafhoppers, the middle left is a Reduuvid, the bottom left are safari (army) ants, and the beetle at lower right was very common.


These are all from the Kibale Forest Camp area, near the Bigodi Swamp. Top left is a Milkweed Bug (Oncopeltus famelicus). Top right is a plant hopper, middle right looks like the same leaf hopper as at Bwindi above. Middle left is an unknown species of jumping spider. The bottom row are a couple of the scrubby fields where I took these images.

  Eccoptoptera cupricollis, a Carabid beetle that looks like an ant, Rekero Tent Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya. 16 Aug 2009.

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