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Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

Observer

kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 06:27 PM PDT

Description

Many thanks to Liam for the spot and the ID. Superb camo.

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kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 05:07 PM PDT

Description

Probably not identifiable, but just to note there's a neat cyanolichen up there. I've never been up on the ridge in winter after rain. Probably worth it.

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Sulphur flower Eriogonum umbellatum

Observer

kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 04:33 PM PDT

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kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 04:22 PM PDT

Description

Looks like pics of Villa agrippina on BugGuide, but BG also says this genus is almost impossible to ID to species.

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kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 03:15 PM PDT

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Acmon Blue Plebejus acmon

Observer

kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 04:17 PM PDT

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Red Ribbons Clarkia concinna

Observer

kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 03:11 PM PDT

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kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 03:06 PM PDT

Description

Given the very long antennae, I suspect this is a very worn A. flameusella. I wanted it to be Adela oplerella, but that seems to have shorter antennae.

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Western Box Elder Bug Boisea rubrolineata

Observer

kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 01:55 PM PDT

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 01:55 PM PDT

Description

On coffeeberry.

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Tarantula Hawks and Allies Subfamily Pepsinae

Observer

kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 02:11 PM PDT

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kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 01:51 PM PDT

Description

Conceivably something like Aculops rhois, but not a perfect match.

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common snowberry Symphoricarpos albus

Observer

kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 01:39 PM PDT

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California wild rose Rosa californica

Observer

kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 01:37 PM PDT

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Variable Checkerspot Euphydryas chalcedona

Observer

kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 01:24 PM PDT

Description

Mating.

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Mylitta Crescent Phyciodes mylitta

Observer

kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 01:15 PM PDT

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Gorgon Copper Lycaena gorgon

Observer

tiwane

Date

May 22, 2015 04:17 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Pacific Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. amabilis

Observer

tiwane

Date

May 22, 2015 02:26 PM PDT

Description

Nice find in the Poison Oak by Ken-ichi.

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tiwane

Date

May 22, 2015 03:06 PM PDT

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chaparral pea Pickeringia montana

Observer

tiwane

Date

May 22, 2015 04:20 PM PDT

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Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

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tiwane

Date

May 22, 2015 02:29 PM PDT

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Weird

Observer

tiwane

Date

May 22, 2015 01:34 PM PDT

Description

Weird pupa (or something else?) on a poison oak leaf...