Found this guy in the bathroom by the junction center where the north gate entrance was by.
Mating on Pitcher Sage.
About 3" long, must be a
Walking stick like - Timema californicum - Male Female
On piece of wood furniture outside in an open grassland area surrounded by mixed oak forest. Approx. 2 cm long not including antennae. Female. Assuming it is T. californicum because of location.
Mt Diablo bioblitz
Beating sheet Bay Leaf tree
looks like California Timema but with a different tail end
it fell in my hair, and stayed pretty still (perhaps stunned?) after it was removed
This area is pretty typical Diablan chaparral, with numerous species of manzanita, coyotebrush, ceanothus, and probably some oaks, which would match T. shepardi and T. californicum according to http://bugguide.net/node/view/50852
Found on chair, front porch.Not sure what these are
Timema! Caner turned to Mickey and said, "You have a bug on your shirt." I turned to Mickey and said, "Timema!"
This was in the middle of a dense conifer stand, most likely redwoods, so maybe one of the T. poppensis/dougalsi pair.
After seeing Raphael's photo of the same, I'd been really hoping to finally see one and lo, they were practically falling out of the Ceanothus (well, they were literally falling, after we beat the Ceanothus with sticks).