N. hamata also seems possible, but the flowers look different to me. I think mine has more pointed petals, like N. atractyloides.
Crumm shot, but you can see the mostly unspotted upper wings, and the unspotted lower hindwing.
An impressive hand-capture by Liam.
These yellow beetles were swarming all over E. tomentosum, and sure enough there's a yellow chrysomelid that hosts on Eriodictyon. 2, actually, but they have different elytral patterns.
Apparenrlt neuropterans lay eggs like this. These were on a pine needle.
Or is it Big Foot. You be the judge.
30-40 mm long, eating Calochortus splendens.
Population with both yellow and white flowers.
With a dark mark, feeding on Phacelia.
Sharp-looking indeed, Kaufman, sharp-looking indeed.
I guess this is how we ID'd this in the field. I'm still flummoxed.
Host for the California Dogface, which was flying nearby.
Acrobasis caliginella and Acrobasis comptella look pretty similar to me.