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kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 01:29 PM PDT

Description

N. hamata also seems possible, but the flowers look different to me. I think mine has more pointed petals, like N. atractyloides.

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kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 01:11 PM PDT

Description

Crumm shot, but you can see the mostly unspotted upper wings, and the unspotted lower hindwing.

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columbian skipper Hesperia columbia

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kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 01:03 PM PDT

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California Dogface Butterfly Zerene eurydice

Observer

kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 02:27 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

An impressive hand-capture by Liam.

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kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 12:57 PM PDT

Description

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.

http://bugguide.net/node/view/394942

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What

Grinnell's beardtongue Penstemon grinnellii

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kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 12:51 PM PDT

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kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 11:58 AM PDT

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kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 11:48 AM PDT

Description

Apparenrlt neuropterans lay eggs like this. These were on a pine needle.

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California Sister Adelpha californica

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kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 11:41 AM PDT

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california hairstreak Satyrium californica

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kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 11:39 AM PDT

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kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 11:35 AM PDT

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Brown Elfin Callophrys augustinus

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kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 11:29 AM PDT

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sara orangetip Anthocharis sara

Observer

kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 11:14 AM PDT

Description

Or is it Big Foot. You be the judge.

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 11:16 AM PDT

Description

30-40 mm long, eating Calochortus splendens.

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variable linanthus Leptosiphon parviflorus

Observer

kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 11:13 AM PDT

Description

Population with both yellow and white flowers.

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kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 11:11 AM PDT

Description

With a dark mark, feeding on Phacelia.

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Silver-spotted Skipper Epargyreus clarus

Observer

kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 10:56 AM PDT

Description

Sharp-looking indeed, Kaufman, sharp-looking indeed.

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Coronis Fritillary Speyeria coronis

Observer

kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 11:07 AM PDT

Description

I guess this is how we ID'd this in the field. I'm still flummoxed.

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kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 10:59 AM PDT

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Splendid Mariposa Lily Calochortus splendens

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kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 10:38 AM PDT

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California False Indigo Amorpha californica

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kueda

Date

June 8, 2014 09:53 AM PDT

Description

Host for the California Dogface, which was flying nearby.

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kueda

Date

June 7, 2014 10:15 PM PDT

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kueda

Date

June 7, 2014 10:08 PM PDT

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kueda

Date

June 7, 2014 10:08 PM PDT

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kueda

Date

June 7, 2014 10:02 PM PDT

Description

Acrobasis caliginella and Acrobasis comptella look pretty similar to me.

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kueda

Date

June 7, 2014 09:54 PM PDT

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kueda

Date

June 7, 2014 09:46 PM PDT

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kueda

Date

June 7, 2014 09:39 PM PDT

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What

White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

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kueda

Date

June 7, 2014 09:36 PM PDT

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kueda

Date

June 7, 2014 09:35 PM PDT

Description

Not sure why this isn't popping out for me...