Life On A Quarter Acre

Yard and Year Lists

2020 New Taxa

Date
58
Dicyrtomina sp.
1 Dec 2020
On snow, ~ 3 mm, 2 deg C
57
Triphosa haesitata
(Tissue Moth)
17 Nov 2020
On wall in bathroom
56
Chlorochroa sp.
Subgenus: Chlorochroa
12 Oct 2020
55
Pollenia vagabunda
(Vagabond Cluster Fly)
6 Oct 2020
54
Niesthrea sp.
4 Oct 2020
53
Tripleurospermum inodorum
(Scentless Mayweed)
29 Sep 2020
52
Fieberiella lorii
(Privet Leafhopper)
27 Sep 2020
51
Physiphora alceae
27 Sep 2020
On spruce stump, ~ 4 mm BugGuide ID
50
Mythimna unipuncta
(Armyworm Moth)
25 Sep 2020
49
Philaenus spumarius
(Meadow Spittlebug)
21 Sep 2020
48
Pyralis farinalis
(Meal Moth)
19 Sep 2020
On bathroom towel, 16 mm wingspan
47
Choreutis pariana
(Apple Leaf Skeletonizer Moth)
17 Sep 2020
46
Cylindromyia sp.
6 Sep 2020
45
Prionyx sp.
6 Sep 2020
44
Tharsalea helloides
(Purplish Copper)
6 Sep 2020
43
Chalcophora angulicollis
(Western Sculptured Pine Borer)
25 Aug 2020
On spruce stump, ~ 30 mm
42
Anthophora urbana
(Urbane Digger Bee)
21 Aug 2020
On a hollyhock flower
41
Harmostes sp.
5 Aug 2020
40
Trypoxylon sp.
Subgenus: Trypoxylon
5 Aug 2020
On raspberry leaf
39
Medicago lupulina
(Black Medick)
19 Jul 2020
38
Burnsius communis
(New World Checkered-Skippers)
16 Jul 2020
37
Pseudomalus auratus
8 Jul 2020
36
Hesperia juba
(Juba Skipper)
1 Jul 2020
35
Polygonum aviculare
(Prostrate Knotweed)
27 Jun 2020
34
Forficula dentata
25 Jun 2020
33
Crioceris duodecimpunctata
(Spotted Asparagus Beetle)
22 Jun 2020
32
Molorchus ongicollis
18 Jun 2020

On Mallow-leaf Ninebark leaf. I caught it in a vial, cooled it down in the fridge, and photographed and posted it on iNaturalist.

It was IDed that night by Merrill Peterson (author of Pacific Northwest Insects ).

31
Symmorphus sp.
(Symmorphus)
18 Jun 2020
30
Eulonchus tristis
(Dusky Sapphire)
11 Jun 2020
A Jeweled Spider Fly in subfamily Panopinae (tarantula flies) Identified by Merrill Peterson, author of Pacific Northwest Insects ZooKeys: Jewelled spider flies of North America (Diptera, Acroceridae) ...
29
Neoclytus muricatulus
11 Jun 2020
28
Chrysoteuchia topiarius
(Topiary Grass-Veneer)
10 Jun 2020
On grass in lawn. length ~ 1 cm
27
Sphaerophoria contigua
(Tufted Globetail)
4 Jun 2020
26
Bombus insularis
(Indiscriminate Cuckoo Bumble Bee)
3 Jun 2020
25
Perizoma costiguttata
2 Jun 2020
24
Agapostemon virescens
(Bicolored Striped Sweat Bee)
2 Jun 2020
23
Formica obscuripes
(Wood, Mound, and Field Ants)
30 May 2020
22
Spizella passerina
(Chipping Sparrow)
29 May 2020
21
Sphaerophoria sulphuripes
(Forked Globetail)
28 May 2020
20
Veronica arvensis
(Corn Speedwell)
28 May 2020
19
Cosmopepla uhleri
28 May 2020
~ 5 mm
18
Crabro latipes
(Shield-handed Wasps)
27 May 2020
17
Baridini
24 May 2020
16
Bibio sp.
(March Flies)
23 May 2020
On a parsley plant, ~ 10 mm
15
Chloropinae
(Grass Flies)
23 May 2020
14
Phidippus audax
(Bold Jumping Spider)
23 May 2020
13
Agrocybe acericola
22 May 2020
12
Callibaetis ferrugineus hageni
(Red Speckled Dun)
16 May 2020
11
Cosmopepla intergressa hageni
9 May 2020
10
Eupeodes volucris hageni
(Large-tailed Aphideater)
7 May 2020
9
Sturnus vulgaris hageni
(European Starling)
4 May 2020
8
Anthaxia sp.
Subgenus: Melanthaxia
2 May 2020
7
Orussus thoracicus hageni
(Orussus)
28 Apr 2020
6
Agonopterix alstroemeriana hageni
(Poison Hemlock Moth)
26 Apr 2020
5
Lamium amplexicaule hageni
(Henbit Deadnettle)
24 Apr 2020
4
Andrena sp.
Subgenus: Melandrena
(Mining Bees)
21 Apr 2020
3
Ypsolopha sp.
17 Apr 2020
2
Xerophloea peltata hageni
6 Apr 2020
~ 8 mm
1
Sylvilagus sp.
(Cottontail Rabbits)
6 Jan 2020