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a note on Common Names:
most of the species below don't have "standardized" common names - some of these common names I just "made up"

CLASS ARACHNIDA
Amblypygi (Tailless Whipscorpions)
Phrynus operculatus
unid Tailless Whipscorpion (Phyrnus sp)  



Aranae (Spiders)
Silver Garden Spider (Argiope argentata)
Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia)
 
Golden Silk Orbweaver (Nephila clavipes)
 
Orchard Orbweaver (Leucauge venusta)
Long-jawed Orbweaver (Tetragnatha sp)
 
unid Orbweaver  
unid African Orb Weaver   
Dark Fishing Spider (Dolomedes tenebrosus)
Six-spotted Fishing Spider (Dolomedes triton)  
Spiny-backed Orbweaver (Gasteracantha cancriformis)
Goldenrod Crab Spider (Misumena vatia)
unid Green Crab Spider (Misumenops sp?)  
Red-rumped Jumping Spider (Phidippus carneus)  
Red Jumping Spider (Phidippus whitmani)
Giant Wolf Spider (Hogna carolinensis)
Rabid Wolf Spider (Rabidosus rabidus)  
unid Wolf Spiders  
Flat Rock Spider (Selenops sp)
Arizona Blonde Tarantula (Aphonopelma chalcodes)
South Texas Brown Tarantula (Aphonopelma anax)
Texas Brown Tarantula (Aphonopelma hentzi)

Rio Grande Gold Tarantula (Aphonopelma moderatum)
Aphonopelma serratum
Pink-toed Tarantula (Avicularia avicularia)

Mexican Red-rumped Tarantula (Brachypelma vagans)
Brazilian Black-and-White Tarantula (Nhandu coloratovillosus)
 
Clavopelma tamaulipeca
Euctenizia relata

Ummidia sp.

unid Trapdoor Spider
unid Spiders



Opiliones (Harvestman)
Daddy Longlegs (Leiobunum townsendi)



Uropygi (Whipscorpions)
Vinegaroon (Mastigoproctus giganteus)  



Scorpiones (Scorpions)
Arizona Bark Scorpion (Centruroides sculpturatus) - Gertschi Form
Striped Scorpion (Centruroides vittatus) - Typical Form
Striped Scorpion (Centruroides vittatus) - Desert Form
Lindo Scorpion (Diplocentrus lindo)  
Mexican Scorpion (Diplocentrus mexicanus complex)
Big Bend Scorpion (Diplocentrus whitei)  
Arizona Hairy Scorpion (Hadrurus arizonensis)
Apache Scorpion (Pseudouroctonus apacheanus)

Trans-Pecos Rock Scorpion (Pseudouroctonus brysonae)

Texas Cave Scorpion (Pseudouroctonus reddelli)

Huachuca Scorpion (Uroctonites huachuca)
Cash's Scorpion (Vaejovis cashi)
Lesser Striped Devil Scorpion (Vaejovis coahuilae)

Confusing Scorpion (Vaejovis confusus)
Thick-handed Scorpion (Vaejovis crassimanus)
Fet's Scorpion (Vaejovis feti)
Globose Scorpion (Vaejovis globosus)

Intermediate Scorpion (Vaejovis intermedius)
San Marcos Scorpion (Vaejovis minckleyi)
Blackened Scorpion (Vaejovis nigrescens)
Redhanded Scorpion (Vaejovis rubrimanus)
Russell's Scorpion (Vaejovis russelli)
Striped Devil Scorpion (Vaejovis spinigerus)
Sprouse's Tesselated Scorpion (Vaejovis sprousei)
Tesselated Scorpion (Vaejovis tesselatus)
Vorhies' Scorpion (Vaejovis vorhiesi)

Wauer's Dwarf Scorpion (Vaejovis waueri)

unid African Scorpions  



Solifugae (Windscorpions)
unid Windscorpions  



CLASS CRUSTACEA
Crayfish (Procambarus clarkii)
Crayfish (Procambarus ludovicianus)

unid Crayfish  



 

CLASS CHILOPODA
Scolopendramorpha (Tropical Centipedes)
Giant Centipede (Scolopendra heros)  


CLASS DIPLOPODA
Xystodesmidae (Broad Millipedes)
Red-ringed Millipede (Sigmoria latior)



CLASS INSECTA
Orthoptera (Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids)
Cave Cricket (Ceuthophilus secretus)
Black-winged Grasshopper (Dissostiera carolina)
Spotted Grasshopper (Hippiscus ocelote)  
Orange-winged Grasshopper (Pardalophora phoenicoptera)
Panther-spotted Grasshopper (Poecilotettix pantherinus)
 
Eastern Lubber Grasshopper (Romalea microptera)

Obscure Bird Grasshopper (Schistocerca obscura)
unid Bird Grasshopper (Schistocerca sp.)
 
Red-eyed Devil (Neobarrettia spinosa)  



Phasmida (Stick Insects)
unid Walkingsticks  



Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, and Allies)
Giant Water Bug (Lethocerus americana)  
Periodical Cicada (Magicicada sp)  
Hieroglyphic Cicada (Neocicada hieroglyphica)
Giant Cicada (Quesada gigas)
 
Water Scorpion (Ranatra fusca)
Bush Cicada (Tibicien dorsatus)

Texas Cicada (Tibicien resh)
unid Cicadas 



Neuroptera (Antlions, Lacewings, and Allies)
Wasp Mantidfly (Climaciella brunnea)  
Picture-winged Antlion (Glenurus gratus)
Antlion (Myrmeleon sp)  
Banded Fishfly (Nigronia fasciata)

Owlfly (Ululodes sp)  



Mecoptera (Scorpionflies)
Hungerford's Scorpionfly (Panorpa hungerfordi)
Common Scorpionfly (Panorpa nuptialis)  



Coleoptera (Beetles)
Buprestidae (Wood-boring Beetles)
Yellow-margined Buprestid (Acmaeodera flavomarginata)
Sculptured Pine Borer (Chalcophora virginiensis)
Drummond's Blue-legged Bupresid (Lampetis drummondi)

Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)

Yellow and Black Flower Beetle (Judolia cordifera)
Pine Sawyer (Monochamus carolinensis)
Northeastern Sawyer (Monochamus notatus)

White-spotted Sawyer (Monochamus scutellatus)

Cottonwood Borer (Plectrodera scalator)

Cinnamon Longhorn (Stenocorus cinnampterus)  
Tarantula Hawk Mimic (Tragidion densiventre)


Cicindellidae (Tiger Beetles)

Coral Pink Sand Dune Tiger Beetle (Cicindela albissima)
Dispirited Tiger Beetle (Cicindela depressula)

Big Sand Tiger Beetle (Cicindela formosa)

Northern Long-jawed Tiger Beetle (Cicindela longilabris)

Western Tiger Beetle (Cicindela oregona)
Bronzed Tiger Beetle (Cicindela repanda)
photos added 08/19/17
Six-spotted Tiger Beetle (Cicindela sexguttata)
Short-legged Tiger Beetle (Cicindela tenuicincta)
Oblique-lined Tiger Beetle (Cicindela tranquebarica)

Williston's Tiger Beetle (Cicindela willistoni)
Eastern Pinebarrens Tiger Beetle (Cicindelidia abdominalis)
NEW! photos added 08/13/17
Punctured Tiger Beetle (Cicindelidia punctulata)
NEW! photos added 08/19/17
Large Grassland Tiger Beetle (Cicindelidia obsoleta)

Ocellated Tiger Beetle (Cicindelidia ocellata)

Schaupp's Tiger Beetle (Cicindelidia schauppii)
Western Red-bellied Tiger Beetle (Cicindelidia sedecimpunctata)

Thin-lined Tiger Beetle (Cicindelidia tenuisignata)
S-banded Tiger Beetle (Cicindelidia trifasciata)
NEW! photos added 08/13/17
Loamy-ground Tiger Beetle (Dromochorus belfragei)

Sandbar Tiger Beetle (Ellipsoptera blanda)
NEW! photos added 08/13/17
Arid Lands Tiger Beetle (Ellipsoptera marutha)

Gulfshore Tiger Beetle (Eunota pamphila)

White-cloaked Tiger Beetle (Eunota togata)

Carolina Metallic Tiger Beetle (Tetracha carolina)
NEW! photos added 08/18/17


Elateridae (Click Beetles)
Western Eyed Click Beetle (Alaus melanops)


Erotylidae (Fungus Beetles)
Pleasing Fungus Beetle (Gibbifer californicus)

Lucanidae (Stag Beetles)

European Giant Stag Beetle (Lucanus cervus)
 

Meloidae (Blister Beetles)

Cysteodemus wislizeni
Epicauta atrivittata

Lyta fulvipennis

unid African Blister Beetle

Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)

Glorious Scarab (Chrysina gloriosa)  
Leconte's Chrysina (Chrysina lecontei)  
Wood's Chrysina (Chrysina woodi)  
Velvet Flower Beetle (Cotinis impia)
Western Green Flower Beetle (Cotinis mutabilis)

Humpback Dung Beetle (Deltochilum gibbosum)
Giant Dung Beetle (Dichotomius sp)  
Dark Flower Scarab (Euphoria sepulcralis)
Harlequin Flower Beetle (Gymnetis caseyi)
Ten-lined June Beetle (Polyphylla decemlineata)
Western Lined June Beetle (Polyphylla diffracta)
 
Variegated Lined June Beetle (Polyphylla variolosa)
Horned Dung Beetle (Phaneus vindex)
Japanese Beetle (Popilia japonica)
Southern Ox Beetle (Strategus aloeus)
Smooth Ox Beetle (Strategus antaeus)
NEW! photos added 08/18/17
Trichotonius assimilis
 
Rhinocerus Beetle (Xyloryctes thestalus)
unid African Dung Beetle
unid African June Beetle

Silphidae (Carrion Beetles)
Sextant Beetle (Nicrophorus sp)

Tenebrionidae (Darkling Beetles)

unid African Tenebrionid



Diptera (Flies)
Asilidae (Robberflies)
Giant Red-rumped Robberfly (Archilestris grandis) 
Orange Robberfly (Asilus sericeus)
Pale-striped Hanging Robberfly (Diogmites angustipennis)
Hanging Robberfly (Diogmites sp)   
Orange-rumped Robberfly (Eccritosia zamon)
Efferia sp
Bee-mimic Robberfly (Laphria divisor)
Golden Giant Bee-mimic Robberfly (Laphria grossa)
Brown Giant Bee-mimic Robberfly (Laphria lata)
MacQuart's Bee-mimic Robberfly (Laphria macquarti)
Bee-mimic Robberfly (Laphria sacrator)

Wasp-mimic Robberfly (Laphria saffrona)
  
Virginia Bee Killer (Laphria virginica)
Small Robberfly (Machimus sp)
Bee-Mimic Robberfly (Mallophora fautrix)
Hairy Robberfly (Megaphorus acrus)

Giant Black Robberfly (Microstylum morosum)
Small Robberfly (Ommatius sp)
Small Robberfly (Polacantha sp)
White-faced Robberfly (Promachus albifacies)
Bastard Robberfly (Promachus bastardi) 
Painter's Bee Killer (Promachus painteri)
Red-backed Giant Robberfly (Proctacanthus rufus)   
Giant Robberfly (Proctacanthus sp.)
Black-sided Robberfly (Saropogon hypomelas)
Robberfly (Sarapogon sp)
Powdered Robberfly (Scleropogon sp)
Cranefly Robber (Tipulogaster glabrata)

Banded Robberfly (Triorla interrupta)  photos added 08/18/17 
unid Robberflies  photos added 07/14/17

Culicidae (Mosquitos)
unid Mosquito


Ephydridae (Shore Flies)
Mono Lake Alkali Fly (Ephydra hians)
 

Mydidae (Mydas Flies)

Mydas Fly (Mydas clavatus)
 
Orange-winged Mydas Fly (Mydas xanthopterus
 

Syrphidae (Hoverflies)
Hoverfly (Allograpta obliqua)

Black Hoverfly (Copestylum sp)

Yellowjacket Hoverfly (Milesia virginiensis)


Tabanidae (Horseflies)

American Horsefly (Tabanus americanus)  
Black Horsefly (Tabanus atratus)
Western Horsefly (Tabanus punctifer)

Tipulidae
(Large Craneflies)
Ghost Cranefly (Brachypremna dispellens)  

Striped Cranefly (Tipula furca complex)



Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, and Ants)
Digger Bee (Centris caesalpiniae)  
White Velvet Ant (Dasymutilla gloriosa)
Giant Ichneumon (Megarhyssa atrata)  
Tarantula Hawk (Pepsis sp.)
Glorious Protoxaea (Protoxaea gloriosa)
Blue-winged Wasp (Scolia dubia)

Eastern Cicada Killer (Sphecius speciosus)

Giant Wood Wasp (Urocercus gigas)

unid Green Bee