Bugtussle -- there's one in Alabama. Also Oklahoma, Kentucky, Texas, and Tennessee.
All small towns.
And there were several real bug tussles going on amid the fallen Kieffer pears in our driveway where the fermenting juice led to some drunken buggy brawls.
I'm guessing these black and white fellas are bald-faced hornets.
but what the big yellow guy is, I'm not sure. Possibly the bouncer,
This blue beauty is so tattered that I can't be sure -- Pipevine Swallowtail . . . Spicebush Swallowtail?
The haggard beauty drinking alone at the end of the bar-- she's seen better days.
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