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Observer

mcduck

Date

July 3, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~8mm total length; ♀. Seen in our garden, on Argyranthemum, after which it landed on the cinder block where I photographed it. ID by Ron Hemberger @ BugGuide.

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Square

What

Greater Bee Fly Bombylius major

Observer

mcduck

Date

March 25, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~12mm length. One more Bombyliid visiting Ceanothus in our garden. (live oak/chaparral habitat). http://bugguide.net/node/view/195162.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

January 26, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~8mm length. Another fly from our garden, on Argyranthemum frutescens. (live oak/chaparral haibtat). ID by Keith Bayless @ BugGuide.

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What

Leafminer Flies Family Agromyzidae

Observer

mcduck

Date

June 3, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

3.7mm length. Found this guy on the leaf of a squash plant in our garden. Family ID by John F. Carr @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

January 31, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~2-3mm length. Found this little guy in our garden, on the lip of a flower pot. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Frans Janssens @ BugGuide.

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What

Spined Woodborer Trichocnemis spiculatus

Observer

mcduck

Date

June 23, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

54mm length. Came to black light/MV trap. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID confirmed by v belov @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

February 12, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~1mm length. Found this guy on the lip of a large flower pot in our garden. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Donald S. Chandler @ BugGuide.

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What

California prionus Prionus californicus

Observer

mcduck

Date

August 24, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~5cm total length. Came to black light/MV trap. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID confirmed by Scott Nelson @ BugGuide.

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Square

What

Ten-lined June Beetle Polyphylla decemlineata

Observer

mcduck

Date

September 28, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~25mm length. Came to black light/MV trap. (live oak/chaparral habitat). http://bugguide.net/node/view/716090.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

July 17, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found this guy on our garage floor. 17.2mm length. http://bugguide.net/node/view/676645.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

July 3, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~5mm length. Seen on Heteromeles arbutifolia. Genus ID by Dennis Haines @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

July 3, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~3-4mm length. Saw several of these on a daisy type flower in our garden. (live oak/chaparral habitat). Genus ID by v belov @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

August 9, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

34mm length. Came to black light/MV trap. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Brady Richards @ BugGuide.

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What

Convergent Lady Beetle Hippodamia convergens

Observer

mcduck

Date

April 26, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

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Square

Observer

mcduck

Date

June 15, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

15mm length. Found in our garden. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Blaine Mathison @ BugGuide.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Arboreal Click Beetles Genus Euthysanius

Observer

mcduck

Date

June 28, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~2cm length. Came to black light (live oak/chaparral habitat). Genus ID confirmed by margarethe brummermann @ BugGuide.

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Square

What

Wooly Darkling Beetle Eleodes osculans

Observer

mcduck

Date

May 18, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

16mm total length. Found this guy walking across our driveway. ID confirmed by Ron Hemberger @ BugGuide.

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What

Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 14, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 12, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Coast Range Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis ssp. bocourtii

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 12, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 12, 2014

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What

Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 12, 2014

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What

Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus

Observer

dpom

Date

September 9, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Escarabajos de la madera Genus Dendroctonus

Observer

mcduck

Date

July 15, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

7mm length. Genus ID by Brad Barnd @ BugGuide.

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Square

What

California Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 9, 2014 12:54 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

Observer

mcduck

Date

July 9, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~8mm length. Came to black light/MV trap. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by v belov @ BugGuide.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mcduck

Date

January 26, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~3mm length. Found this guy on the edge of one of our raised beds in the garden. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Dennis Haines @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

July 1, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~12mm length. Seen on Toyon bush. (live oak/chaparral habitat). Genus ID by v belov @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

October 23, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~7mm total length, came to black light. Genus ID by Pierre-Marc Brousseau @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

September 2, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~5mm length. Came to black light. Live Oak/Chaparral habitat. ID by Paul Skelley via v belov @ BugGuide.