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Unknown Insect

I spotted this long legged insect taking a walking journey on a Texas Star Hibiscus plant.

Unknown Insect
Unknown Insect

Black and white antennae and a weirdly translucent body made him look somewhat alien.

Unknown Insect
Unknown Insect

Or at least the stuff horror movies are made of. Good thing he was tiny, and hopefully not an invasive or destructive beast.

Unknown Insect
Unknown Insect

Backyard Insect, July 5, 2021

Red Seeds Bursting

These bright red seeds got my attention in a tangle of vegetation on the side of a pond dike.

Bright Red Seeds Bursting From Their Pod
Bright Red Seeds Bursting From Their Pod

Following their stem they I couldn’t identify any corresponding leaves.

Bright Red Seeds Bursting From Their Pod
Bright Red Seeds Bursting From Their Pod

I wanted to get a different angle but I was not willing to step any further in; biting insects are my biggest concern.

Bright Red Seeds Bursting From Their Pod
Bright Red Seeds Bursting From Their Pod

Perhaps this is Texas Mountain Laurel based on a search for “red seeds in pods.”

August 20, 2020