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Jumping Spiders Family Salticidae

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tiwane

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May 24, 2015 02:27 PM PDT

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Large Milkweed Bug Oncopeltus fasciatus

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tiwane

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May 24, 2015 01:59 PM PDT

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Gorgon Copper Lycaena gorgon

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tiwane

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May 24, 2015 01:57 PM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Narrow-waisted hymenopterans Suborder Apocrita

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tiwane

Date

May 24, 2015 03:03 PM PDT

Description

Not a yellow jacket, but not sure what it is...

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tiwane

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May 24, 2015 02:08 PM PDT

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Mylitta Crescent Phyciodes mylitta

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tiwane

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May 24, 2015 02:02 PM PDT

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Bees and Allies Superfamily Apoidea

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tiwane

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May 24, 2015 02:09 PM PDT

Description

This bee was really going after it in this thistle. I couldn't get a shot of the head.

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

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tiwane

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May 24, 2015 02:16 PM PDT

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California whiptail Aspidoscelis tigris ssp. mundus

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tiwane

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May 24, 2015 02:55 PM PDT

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Flies Order Diptera

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tiwane

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May 24, 2015 02:44 PM PDT

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Jumping Spiders Family Salticidae

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danielled83

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May 24, 2015 02:19 PM PDT

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Mylitta Crescent Phyciodes mylitta

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danielled83

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May 24, 2015 02:00 PM PDT

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Red Ribbons Clarkia concinna

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danielled83

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May 24, 2015 02:37 PM PDT

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Common Milkweed Bug Lygaeus kalmii

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danielled83

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May 24, 2015 01:58 PM PDT

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Salt Heliotrope Heliotropium curassavicum

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kevinhintsa

Date

May 24, 2015 12:12 PM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

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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

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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

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kueda

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May 22, 2015 04:33 PM PDT

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kueda

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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

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May 22, 2015 03:15 PM PDT

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Acmon Blue Plebejus acmon

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kueda

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May 22, 2015 04:17 PM PDT

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Red Ribbons Clarkia concinna

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kueda

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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

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kueda

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May 22, 2015 01:55 PM PDT

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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kueda

Date

May 22, 2015 01:55 PM PDT

Description

On coffeeberry.

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Tarantula Hawks and Allies Subfamily Pepsinae

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kueda

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May 22, 2015 02:11 PM PDT

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kueda

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May 22, 2015 01:51 PM PDT

Description

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