In a parking lot. What is this? Seed a single hard stone with adherent flesh, like a mango.
Picture (darn auto-focus) probably useless, but this was an interesting bug to me. I did not see portholes that would have indicated Variegated. It perched on the fence holding its abdomen up vertically in relation to its thorax and head. When I tried to get in to photograph, it hovered right in front of my face before flying off!
spider was in middle of its web in wild blackberry patch next to Corralitos Creek above Almaden Reservoir, New Amaden, Ca.
unable to identify it.
Bloomed late at this location this year.
Individual found early in the morning running across the lawn at a rural fire station surrounded by second growth redwood forest. Specimen was collected and identified based on it the details of its reproductive structures by Joey Slowik.