Larva found among rose foliage. Photo by Lee Simmons
Larvae: "at the base of a palm tree near the bank across from the Historic Riverside County Court House. There were three next to each other. They were about 2" stretched out". Photo by Nathan Heick
Photo by Katina Tilden
About 4-5 inches long; Hiltonius, perhaps? Photo by Leah Viz.
Photo by Michael Voeltz; galls on on Salvia apiana. Identification per Dr. Peter Bryant at http://nathistoc.bio.uci.edu/diptera/Rhopalomyia%20audibertiae.htm
Photo by Michael Voeltz. Slightly prickly leaves.
Identification by UC Riverside Herbarium botanist Andrew Sanders.
Photo by Michael Voeltz: "No flowering part to help identify.... Seems common but not abundant...." Identification by UC Riverside botanists Andrew Sanders: "P. distans? — can’t see enough to be sure, but that’s my best guess."
Photo by Michael Voeltz: "Common/Abundant along this particular stream". Identification by UCR herbarium botanist Andrew Sanders as "Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum".
Adult bird. Photo by Daniel Orth: "Seen by the Santa Ana River near the Riverside waste treatment plant. There were a few on the river side of the bike trail and many more on the sewer treatment side sitting along the holding pond. "
Adult insect. Photo by Christopher Villasenor
Adult, probably a female, perched in the rain behind Central Congregation Church.
Photos by Kevin Hallaran.
Adult insects; identification by UC Riverside entomologist Doug Yanega. Photos by Jeremy May
Photo by Paul Montanez
Photo by Christime Hoehner
Spider catching a honey bee drawn to a rose blossom. Photo by Lee Simmons.
Fall foliage. Photo by Shirley Duong
Appears to be a juvenile; some details are hard to see but it lacks the "silky" look found in S. graciosus with its smaller, less spiny scales. Photo by Paul Montanez.
Larva feeding on passion vine. Photo by Vincente Nunez
Buck with two does. Photos by Jacqui Unitt
Vegetative growth habit
Adult insect on flowers of sea lavender (Limonium). Photo by Lawrence Hanfland
Adult insect. Photo by Lawrence Hanfland
Adult insect rescued from swimming pool. Photo by Lawrence Hanfland.
Appears to be a female visiting sap wells in a willow. Photo by Lawrence Hanfland
Mature plant and seedling; identification by botanist Andy Sanders, UC Riverside Herbarium. Photos by Alana Hysert
In bloom. Identification by Andy Sanders, UC Riverside Herbarium. Photo by Alana Hysert
Photo by Alana Hysert
Photo by Lauren Lewis