This odd black bug with white spots, and others like it, show up in my
yard from time to time. They're probably always around, and I notice
them once in a while. They're little, as bugs tend to be, and usually
fly away while I'm trying to take their picture.
I'd be more tempted if there were a link back option. Send me your
thoughts on the matter if you have an opinion.
I've been contemplating the concept of creative commons instead of all
rights reserved for some of my images, so I thought I'd try it on one. I
can't imagine going back and putting that on all of the pictures I've
put up over the past years, and I'm not sure I want to.
I've chased this sort of stinkbug a number of times now, but until
recently I only had a collection of slightly fuzzy images. Then,
finally, one of the white dotted black bugs stood still for me - yeah!
I've seen them enjoy flowers, like this bug on the
white ball flower
the left, but I'm not convinced that that proboscis won't try to nibble
me, so I'm not inclined to play with one of these critters.
They are interesting bugs. The contrasting black against their creamy
white legs makes me wonder how in the heck they hide from creatures that
eat them; they don't exactly blend into the foliage, do they? I've found
quite a few stinkbug nymphs
, but I'm
still not sure which are which. Hopefully one day I'll find out and be
able to post some baby pictures, but for the time being, here's the