- striped yellow and brown
- very small fish
- fast swimmer- swims against the current
- found in the panne
5.4mm length. Found by using beating sheet on Quercus agrifolia. ID by Boris Büche @ BugGuide: http://bugguide.net/node/view/916431.
Introduced to this location from soils imported for landfill remediation.
Tall brownish green blades of grass
Tan colored stalks with reddish brown cattail part
~8mm length. Saw this guy on Heteromeles arbutifolia in our yard. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Dennis Haines @ BugGuide: http://bugguide.net/node/view/197017.
Growing off the path.
Small maybe one inch round green apples.
Young larvae feeding on bronze fennel.
Gray Squirrel seen in tree, cutting branch tips and letting them fall (nest material?) Also seems to be doing something with the acorns.
54mm length. Came to black light/MV trap. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID confirmed by v belov @ BugGuide: http://bugguide.net/node/view/534188.
I may not be sure that this is Epipactis atrorubens in strict sense, i guess this is a most variable relationship.
Orchids, mysterious and complex at least for non-experts like me.
Some plants grew there on lime-gravel at railroad out of order.
8mm length. There is a large Eucalyptus grove immediately east of our property. Previously I've seen Trachymela sloanei only on large Eucalyptus limbs which we removed last year because they were hanging over our driveway. This guy was on our garden bench, about 100 feet from the eucalyptus trees. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID confirmed by Jim McClarin @ BugGuide: http://bugguide.net/node/view/502005.
~4mm length. Came to black light l. ID by v belov @ BugGuide: http://bugguide.net/node/view/221351.