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Grasshopper Family Acrididae

Observer

mattidae

Date

October 23, 2014 11:04 AM PDT

Description

No idea what kind!

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Californian Granite Moth Digrammia californiaria

Observer

mcduck

Date

June 3, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

27mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
100% DNA match at BOLD to Digrammia californiaria. 2011GM-0462.
Specimen page at BOLD.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

July 27, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

69mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
ID at BOLD by Lawrence F. Gall. 2011GM-0891.
Specimen page at BOLD.

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Yellow-veined Moth Microtheoris ophionalis

Observer

mcduck

Date

September 13, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

12.6mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
ID confirmed by Maury J. Heiman @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

June 21, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

23mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MB trap (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Maury J. Heiman @ BugGuide, & 100% DNA match at BOLD to Euchromius ocelleus. 2011GM-0643.
Specimen page at BOLD.

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Painted Tiger Moth Arachnis picta

Observer

mcduck

Date

September 27, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

43.7mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

Observer

mcduck

Date

September 18, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~3cm wingspan. Seen in our garden (live oak/chaparral habitat).

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mcduck

Date

October 27, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

21.4mm wingspan. Came to black light/MV trap. (live oak/chaparral habitat). Genus ID by Dave Ruiter @ BugGuide.

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mcduck

Date

April 26, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

2.0mm length. Found by using beating sheet on Quercus agrifolia.ID by Diane Young @ BugGuide.

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Flame Skimmer Libellula saturata

Observer

mcduck

Date

May 31, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~6cm length. Saw this guy on one of our tomato cages in the garden. It actually stayed there while I went back in the house and got my camera, switched lenses and added strobes. It flew off but came right back several times, unusually cooperative for a dragonfly.ID confirmed by Nick Block @ BugGuide.

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Common Sawflies Family Tenthredinidae

Observer

mcduck

Date

February 15, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~4mm length. Seen on a large flower pot in our yard. (live oak/chaparral habitat). Family ID by Dave Smith @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

February 15, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~2mm length. Seen on the lip of a flower pot in our garden. (live oak/chaparral habitat). Genus ID by O.A. Popovici via v belov @ BugGuide.

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Beewolves Genus Philanthus

Observer

mcduck

Date

June 6, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~14mm length. See i our garden (Iive oak/chaparral habitat). Genus ID by Eric R. Eaton @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

August 16, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~8mm length. Seen on a succulent in our garden. Live oak/chaparral habitat. ID by John S. Ascher @ BugGuide.

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Eurytomidae s Family Eurytomidae

Observer

mcduck

Date

September 13, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~3mm length. This tiny wasp was investigating the acorns on our live oak trees. Family ID by edward trammel & Ross Hill @ BugGuide.

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mcduck

Date

March 26, 2006

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~8mm length. Saw this guy mid-afternoon in our yard on Ceanothus. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by John S. Ascher @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

November 5, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

7.5mm length. Came to black light/MV trap. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Andy Hamilton @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

May 20, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~8mm total length. Found this guy on our driveway. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Andy Hamilton @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

November 5, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

3.8mm length. Came to black light/MV trap. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Andy Hamilton @ BugGuide.

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mcduck

Date

February 26, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~3mm total length. Seen on Argyranthemum frutescens in our garden. (live oak/chaparral habitat). Genus ID by Matthias Buck @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

March 24, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~14mm length, ♀. Saw this guy around mid-day in our yard on Ceanothus
(live oak/chaparral habitat). Genus ID by Martin Hauser @ BugGuide.

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mcduck

Date

April 20, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~10mm total length. ♀. Came to black light. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Matt Bertone @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

November 13, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

4.3mm length, ♀. Came to black light/MV trap. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by John F. Carr @ BugGuide.

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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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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

June 29, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

mcduck

Date

June 15, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

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

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Coast Range Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis ssp. bocourtii

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 12, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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California Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 9, 2014 12:54 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

mcduck

Date

April 26, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~3mm total length. ID confirmed by Blaine Mathison @ BugGuide.