Last week I was in Everglades National Park looking for the Florida Leafwing butterfly. I also found a bunch of interesting beetles, such as this pair of soldier beetles in a salt marsh on salt wort.
I've seen this beautiful Clerid or Checkered beetle on thistle flowers here before, but this one on Coreopsis struck a beautiful pose.
Owl flies are so unusual. They have butterfly-like antennae and the body of a damselfly or a dragonfly. However, they are actually related to antlions. They are predatory.