Dead beetle on concrete. Length 25 to 30 mm.
Insect attracted to porch light. Maybe a moth? Length from head to wing tips was about twice the body length of a Harmonia axyridis next to it at the light.
Ladybird beetle 1 attracted to porch light
Ladybird beetle 2 attracted to porch light
Moth found inside a building, around 15 mm in body length.
Black and red ant on granite in the mid to high elevations of the Sierra Nevada. Coincidentally next to some species of map lichen in the photo.
Foliose lichen on the bark of a living conifer
California black oak
Live oak leaves, (shiny) dark green faced, (dull) yellowish green backed
Live oak leaves, shiny on both sides
Foliose lichen on dead tree bark
Five-petalled pink flower growing on dry trail sides at the height of a dry summer. Flowers were in clusters, with around three clusters per plant.