Identification by UC Riverside entomologist Doug Yanega: "I'm not an expert with ants, but the second one looks like a Solenopsis. Maybe not invicta, but that's the right color and morphology, so I don't see why it couldn't be."
Photo by Barbara Iyer. "We found this ant trail at Glen Avon Heritage Park on Mission in Jurupa Valley.It is on the dry slope near some pepper and olive trees north of the large grass area and exercise equipment and south of the irrigation ditch. The ants have black abdomens and red thoraxes and heads. A few were winged. They are bigger than the argentine ant and smaller than the harvester ants. The sides of the ant trail are made of tiny pebbles. The trail was about 15 feet long. There were also small holes in the ground that they entered."
Larvae feeding on Vitis girdiana. Photo by Jennifer Cole
Tattered adult insect with missing right forewing; note the red antennae. Photo by Jessica Mcintyre
Appears to be a nymph. Photo by Jessica Macintyre
Adult moth in resting posture. NR Gloveria medusa?
Photo by Teresa Woodard.
Shrub without blooms. Photo by Garnett Smith
Ventral view showing orange "hour glass". Photo by Steve Whatley
Photo by Steve Mains
Brown, almost patternless adult. Photo by Mandy Adcock
Ventral view. Photo by Rachel Newhall
Infesting Lantana. Photo by Debora Martin
Photo by Steven Gaskins
Identification by UC Riverside entomologist Doug Yanega. Photo by Niessa Munoz
Transported in a load of mulch from the Orangecrest area of Riverside. Photo by Alicia
Egg sacs. Photo by Debora Martin
Juvenile. Transported in a load of mulch from the Orangecrest area of Riverside. Photo by Alicia
Adult female with egg sacs. Photos by Joyce Tierney.
Dead spider. Photo by Kyle
Caterpillar found on lemon mint plant.
Subadult female. Photo by Alan McHugen.
Adult beetle. Photo by Alan McHughen
Photo by Jennifer Cole: "We are getting a lot of honey bees at our bird bath- as many as 30 at a time- they drink for about 30 seconds and then fly east- there is a watermelon field 1/4 of a mile away with 8 bee boxes".
Perhaps a house spider (Desidae)? Photo by Victor Plascencia
Photo by Jenna Bremer
Adult spider with egg sac, found beneath golf cart. Perhaps genus Steatoda. Photo by Hope Olvera.
Identification confirmed by Lorenzo Prendini, American Museum of Natural History.
Adult female insect.