Life On A Quarter Acre

Yard and Year Lists

Observations in 2020

Date
395
Mantis religiosa
(European Mantis)
25 Dec 2020
394
Brochymena sp.
(Rough Stink Bugs)
19 Dec 2020
On my pillowcase
393
Harmonia axyridis
(Asian Lady Beetle)
8 Dec 2020
392
Dicyrtomina sp.
1 Dec 2020
On snow, ~ 3 mm, 2 deg C
391
Triphosa haesitata
(Tissue Moth)
19 Nov 2020
On wall in house
390
Triphosa haesitata
(Tissue Moth)
17 Nov 2020
On wall in bathroom
389
Raphidioptera
(Snakeflies)
27 Oct 2020
388
Sargus bipunctatus
12 Oct 2020
387
Vespula germanica
(German Yellowjacket)
12 Oct 2020
386
Vespula alascensis
(Alaska Yellowjacket)
12 Oct 2020
385
Phormia regina
12 Oct 2020
384
Syrphus opinator
(Black-margined Flower Fly)
12 Oct 2020
383
Eristalis tenax
(Common Drone Fly)
12 Oct 2020
382
Tachinidae
(Bristle Flies)
12 Oct 2020
381
Coccinella septempunctata
(Seven-spotted Lady Beetle)
12 Oct 2020
380
Halyomorpha halys
(Brown Marmorated Stink Bug)
12 Oct 2020
379
Chlorochroa sp.
Subgenus: Chlorochroa
12 Oct 2020
378
Mantis religiosa
(European Mantis)
12 Oct 2020
377
Vespula pensylvanica
(Western Yellowjacket)
7 Oct 2020
In compost
376
Pollenia vagabunda
(Vagabond Cluster Fly)
6 Oct 2020
375
Lasioglossum sp.
Subgenus: Dialictus
6 Oct 2020
374
Tachinidae
(Bristle Flies)
5 Oct 2020
373
Apis mellifera
(Western Honey Bee)
4 Oct 2020
On Big Sage flowers
372
Syrphus opinator
(Black-margined Flower Fly)
4 Oct 2020
On big sage flowers
371
Niesthrea sp.
4 Oct 2020
370
Syrphus opinator
(Black-margined Flower Fly)
3 Oct 2020
On big sage flowers
369
Lygus sp.
3 Oct 2020
368
Sargus bipunctatus
1 Oct 2020
On compost
367
Dolichovespula maculata
(Bald-faced Hornet)
1 Oct 2020
366
Muscoidea
(Muscoid Flies)
1 Oct 2020
365
Syritta pipiens
(Common Compost Fly)
1 Oct 2020
On compost
364
Eriosomatinae
(Woolly Aphids and Gall-making Aphids)
30 Sep 2020
363
Tripleurospermum inodorum
(Scentless Mayweed)
29 Sep 2020
362
Physiphora alceae
27 Sep 2020
On spruce stump, ~ 4 mm BugGuide ID
361
Fieberiella lorii
(Privet Leafhopper)
27 Sep 2020
360
Syrphini
27 Sep 2020
359
Mythimna unipuncta
(Armyworm Moth)
25 Sep 2020
358
Noctua sp.
(Yellow Underwings)
25 Sep 2020
9 deg C, length 22 mm, black light trap
357
Philaenus spumarius
(Meadow Spittlebug)
21 Sep 2020
356
Megalotomus quinquespinosus
(Lupine Bug)
21 Sep 2020
355
Eratigena agrestis
(Hobo Spider)
20 Sep 2020
Under brick, body length ~18 mm
354
Pyralis farinalis
(Meal Moth)
19 Sep 2020
On bathroom towel, 16 mm wingspan
353
Salticus scenicus
(Zebra Jumping Spider)
18 Sep 2020
352
Lygus sp.
18 Sep 2020
351
Mantis religiosa
(European Mantis)
18 Sep 2020
350
Choreutis pariana
(Apple Leaf Skeletonizer Moth)
17 Sep 2020
349
Megachile angelarum
(Leafcutter, Mortar, and Resin Bees)
17 Sep 2020

Closing up nest with resin in bee hotel.

Seems to be using resin.

348
Hylaeus sp.
17 Sep 2020
347
Ceratina sp.
Subgenus: Zadontomerus
(Small Carpenter Bees)
17 Sep 2020
346
Lasioglossum sp.
Subgenus: Dialictus
17 Sep 2020
345
Halictus ligatus
(Ligated Furrow Bee)
17 Sep 2020
344
Halictus sp.
(Furrow Bees)
17 Sep 2020
343
Eristalis arbustorum
(Eurasian Drone Fly)
17 Sep 2020
342
Lygus sp.
17 Sep 2020
341
Megachile angelarum
(Leafcutter, Mortar, and Resin Bees)
16 Sep 2020
Seems to be using resin to close nest in bee hotel
340
Formicinae
(Formicine Ants)
12 Sep 2020
339
Leucospis affinis
12 Sep 2020
On bee hotel
338
Calliphoridae
(Blow Flies)
12 Sep 2020
337
Eristalis arbustorum
(Eurasian Drone Fly)
12 Sep 2020
On California poppy
336
Melanoplus femurrubrum
(Red-legged Grasshopper)
12 Sep 2020
335
Villini
(Banded Bee Flies)
8 Sep 2020
334
Eristalis arbustorum
(Eurasian Drone Fly)
8 Sep 2020
333
Phyciodes mylitta
(Mylitta Crescent)
8 Sep 2020
332
Cylindromyia sp.
6 Sep 2020
331
Tharsalea helloides
(Purplish Copper)
6 Sep 2020
330
Prionyx sp.
6 Sep 2020
329
Anthidium manicatum
(European Woolcarder Bee)
6 Sep 2020
328
Staphylinini
4 Sep 2020

~ 10 mm

under weeds on paved driveway

327
Anthophora urbana
(Urbane Digger Bee)
2 Sep 2020
326
Ochlodes sylvanoides
(Woodland Skipper)
31 Aug 2020
325
Chrysidini
27 Aug 2020
324
Chalcophora angulicollis
(Western Sculptured Pine Borer)
25 Aug 2020
On spruce stump, ~ 30 mm
323
Anthophora urbana
(Urbane Digger Bee)
25 Aug 2020
322
Megachile angelarum
(Leafcutter, Mortar, and Resin Bees)
25 Aug 2020
321
Bombus vagans
(Half-black Bumble Bee)
25 Aug 2020
320
Bombus appositus
(White-shouldered Bumble Bee)
25 Aug 2020
319
Isodontia elegans
(Elegant Grass-carrying Wasps)
25 Aug 2020
Bringing grass to the nest on the spruce stump
318
Pemphredon sp.
(Typical Aphid Wasps)
25 Aug 2020
317
Vanessa cardui
(Painted Lady)
25 Aug 2020
316
Ichneumonidae
(Darwin Wasps)
25 Aug 2020
315
Tyta luctuosa
(Four-spotted Moth)
24 Aug 2020
314
Villa sp.
23 Aug 2020
On a California Poppy
313
Anthophora urbana
(Urbane Digger Bee)
21 Aug 2020
On a hollyhock flower
312
Bombus rufocinctus
(Red-belted Bumble Bee)
21 Aug 2020
311
Halictus rubicundus
(Orange-legged Furrow Bee)
21 Aug 2020
310
Strymon melinus
(Gray Hairstreak)
21 Aug 2020
309
Dissosteira carolina
(Carolina Grasshopper)
21 Aug 2020
308
Coelioxys sp.
(Sharptail Bees)
13 Aug 2020
307
Lestes congener
(Spotted Spreadwing)
13 Aug 2020
306
Noctua pronuba
(Large Yellow Underwing)
8 Aug 2020
305
Larinus curtus
(Yellow Starthistle Flower Weevil)
5 Aug 2020
304
Harmostes sp.
5 Aug 2020
303
Megachile angelarum
(Leafcutter, Mortar, and Resin Bees)
5 Aug 2020
On spruce stump
302
Megachile angelarum
(Leafcutter, Mortar, and Resin Bees)
5 Aug 2020
Hanging out on a bee hotel
301
Bombus rufocinctus
(Red-belted Bumble Bee)
5 Aug 2020
300
Trypoxylon sp.
Subgenus: Trypoxylon
5 Aug 2020
On raspberry leaf
299
Halictus rubicundus
(Orange-legged Furrow Bee)
5 Aug 2020
298
Agulla sp.
(Common Snakeflies)
5 Aug 2020

Male?

If this is a male, it is the only adult male I have seen in the yard. The other 15 have ben females.

297
Lygus sp.
5 Aug 2020
296
Dissosteira carolina
(Carolina Grasshopper)
5 Aug 2020
295
Megachile angelarum
(Leafcutter, Mortar, and Resin Bees)
27 Jul 2020

Caught leaving hole in spruce stump

12 mm

294
Megachile angelarum
(Leafcutter, Mortar, and Resin Bees)
27 Jul 2020
293
Coelioxys sp.
Subgenus: Cyrtocoelioxys
(Sharptail Bees)
27 Jul 2020

Caught leaving hole in spruce stump

11 mm

292
Bombus nevadensis
(Nevada Bumble Bee)
26 Jul 2020
291
Xysticus sp.
(Ground Crab Spiders)
26 Jul 2020
With honeybee prey and a couple of flies hanging around
290
Vanessa cardui
(Painted Lady)
26 Jul 2020
289
Medicago lupulina
(Black Medick)
19 Jul 2020
288
Ectemnius sp.
19 Jul 2020
287
Ancistrocerus sp.
19 Jul 2020
286
Carabini
19 Jul 2020
Found on sidewalk, 35 mm
285
Argia vivida
(Vivid Dancer)
19 Jul 2020
284
Phylloecus sp.
17 Jul 2020
283
Krombeinopyga pumila
17 Jul 2020

Examining holes in a spruce stump

~ 10 mm

282
Burnsius communis
(New World Checkered-Skippers)
16 Jul 2020
281
Sphecodes sp.
(Blood Bees)
13 Jul 2020
280
Cosmopepla intergressa
13 Jul 2020
279
Andrena sp.
(Mining Bees)
12 Jul 2020
278
Limax maximus
(Leopard Slug)
10 Jul 2020
277
Eupeodes sp.
(Aphideaters)
10 Jul 2020
276
Pseudacris regilla
(Pacific Chorus Frog)
10 Jul 2020
275
Epicauta puncticollis
(Burning Blister Beetles)
9 Jul 2020
274
Pseudomalus auratus
8 Jul 2020
273
Condylostylus occidentalis
8 Jul 2020
272
Scaeva affinis
(White-bowed Smoothwing)
8 Jul 2020
271
Crabro latipes
(Shield-handed Wasps)
8 Jul 2020
270
Lasioglossum sp.
Subgenus: Dialictus
8 Jul 2020
269
Rhopalapion longirostre
(Hollyhock Weevil)
8 Jul 2020
268
Argia vivida
(Vivid Dancer)
6 Jul 2020
267
Hemipenthes sp.
2 Jul 2020
On California Poppy
266
Eupeodes fumipennis
(Western Aphideater)
2 Jul 2020
On California Poppy flower
265
Crabro latipes
(Shield-handed Wasps)
2 Jul 2020
264
Eristalis tenax
(Common Drone Fly)
2 Jul 2020
263
Syrphini
2 Jul 2020
262
Lepturobosca chrysocoma
(Yellow Velvet Beetle)
2 Jul 2020
261
Rhopalapion longirostre
(Hollyhock Weevil)
2 Jul 2020
260
Euschistus sp.
(Brown Stink Bugs)
2 Jul 2020
259
Phalangium opilio
(European Harvestman)
2 Jul 2020
258
Hesperia juba
(Juba Skipper)
1 Jul 2020
257
Lucilia sp.
1 Jul 2020
256
Ichneumonidae
(Darwin Wasps)
1 Jul 2020
255
Leucophora sp.
28 Jun 2020
254
Polygonum aviculare
(Prostrate Knotweed)
27 Jun 2020
253
Elampini
27 Jun 2020
252
Condylostylus occidentalis
27 Jun 2020
251
Condylostylus occidentalis
27 Jun 2020
250
Agapostemon virescens
(Bicolored Striped Sweat Bee)
27 Jun 2020
249
Pompilidae
(Spider Wasps)
27 Jun 2020
248
Pompilidae
(Spider Wasps)
27 Jun 2020
247
Oxyopes scalaris
(Western Lynx Spider)
27 Jun 2020
246
Salticus scenicus
(Zebra Jumping Spider)
27 Jun 2020
245
Syritta pipiens
(Common Compost Fly)
27 Jun 2020
244
Eristalis arbustorum
(Eurasian Drone Fly)
27 Jun 2020
243
Plathemis lydia
(Common Whitetail)
27 Jun 2020
Immature male
242
Xorides sp.
26 Jun 2020
Ovipositing on spruce stump
241
Hemipenthes sp.
26 Jun 2020

~ 10 mm

On California Poppy

240
Eupeodes volucris
(Large-tailed Aphideater)
26 Jun 2020
On Lewis Flax (Linum lewisii)
239
Anthidium manicatum
(European Woolcarder Bee)
26 Jun 2020
238
Ceratina sp.
Subgenus: Zadontomerus
(Small Carpenter Bees)
26 Jun 2020
On a Lewis Flax flower
237
Papilio rutulus
(Western Tiger Swallowtail)
26 Jun 2020
236
Forficula dentata
25 Jun 2020
235
Braconidae
(Braconid Wasps)
25 Jun 2020
234
Strymon melinus
(Gray Hairstreak)
25 Jun 2020
233
Geometridae
(Geometer Moths)
24 Jun 2020
232
Ichneumonidae
(Darwin Wasps)
24 Jun 2020
17 mm
231
Ceratina sp.
Subgenus: Zadontomerus
(Small Carpenter Bees)
23 Jun 2020
230
Euodynerus sp.
23 Jun 2020
229
Lepturobosca chrysocoma
(Yellow Velvet Beetle)
23 Jun 2020
228
Crioceris duodecimpunctata
(Spotted Asparagus Beetle)
22 Jun 2020
227
Podalonia sp.
(Cutworm Wasps)
22 Jun 2020
226
Papilio rutulus
(Western Tiger Swallowtail)
21 Jun 2020
225
Bombus occidentalis
(Western Bumble Bee)
20 Jun 2020
On California Poppy
224
Symmorphus sp.
(Symmorphus)
18 Jun 2020
223
Chloropinae
(Grass Flies)
18 Jun 2020
222
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 ).

221
Hemipenthes sp.
18 Jun 2020
220
Eupeodes fumipennis
(Western Aphideater)
18 Jun 2020
219
Bombus vancouverensis nearcticus
(Vancouver Bumble Bee)
18 Jun 2020
218
Pompilidae
(Spider Wasps)
18 Jun 2020
217
Ancistrocerus sp.
18 Jun 2020
216
Ancistrocerus sp.
18 Jun 2020
215
Syrphus opinator nearcticus
(Black-margined Flower Fly)
18 Jun 2020
214
Syritta pipiens nearcticus
(Common Compost Fly)
18 Jun 2020
213
Leucospis affinis nearcticus
17 Jun 2020
On spruce stump
212
Bombus mixtus nearcticus
(Fuzzy-horned Bumble Bee)
16 Jun 2020
211
Megatominae
14 Jun 2020
Found in old tennis shoe in storage
210
Osmia sp.
(Mason Bees)
12 Jun 2020
209
Andrena prunorum nearcticus
(Prunus Miner Bee)
12 Jun 2020
On Sticky Geranium flower
208
Pompilidae
(Spider Wasps)
12 Jun 2020
207
Ancistrocerus sp.
12 Jun 2020
On a Lewis Flax flower
206
Adalia bipunctata nearcticus
(Two-spotted Lady Beetle)
12 Jun 2020
James Bailey: This is a variant of the "multi-spotted" pattern, I suppose. Usually the spots in this form are not combined.
205
Eulonchus tristis nearcticus
(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) ...
204
Neoclytus muricatulus nearcticus
11 Jun 2020
203
Bombus rufocinctus nearcticus
(Red-belted Bumble Bee)
11 Jun 2020
On a California Poppy
202
Platycryptus californicus nearcticus
11 Jun 2020
201
Chrysoteuchia topiarius nearcticus
(Topiary Grass-Veneer)
10 Jun 2020
On grass in lawn. length ~ 1 cm
200
Oxyopes scalaris nearcticus
(Western Lynx Spider)
10 Jun 2020
199
Linum lewisii nearcticus
(Lewis Flax)
6 Jun 2020
198
Perithous scurra nearcticus
5 Jun 2020
197
Pemphredon sp.
(Typical Aphid Wasps)
5 Jun 2020
196
Sphaerophoria contigua nearcticus
(Tufted Globetail)
4 Jun 2020
195
Bombus centralis nearcticus
(Great Basin Bumble Bee)
4 Jun 2020
194
Bombus insularis nearcticus
(Indiscriminate Cuckoo Bumble Bee)
3 Jun 2020
193
Pemphredon sp.
(Typical Aphid Wasps)
3 Jun 2020
192
Halictini
3 Jun 2020
191
Pemphredon sp.
(Typical Aphid Wasps)
3 Jun 2020
190
Oxyopes scalaris nearcticus
(Western Lynx Spider)
3 Jun 2020
189
Merodon equestris nearcticus
(Narcissus Bulb Fly)
3 Jun 2020
188
Tachinini
3 Jun 2020
187
Ichneumonidae
(Darwin Wasps)
3 Jun 2020
186
Cosmopepla intergressa nearcticus
3 Jun 2020
185
Plathemis lydia nearcticus
(Common Whitetail)
3 Jun 2020
Adult female
184
Agapostemon virescens nearcticus
(Bicolored Striped Sweat Bee)
2 Jun 2020
183
Perizoma costiguttata nearcticus
2 Jun 2020
182
Ceratina sp.
Subgenus: Zadontomerus
(Small Carpenter Bees)
2 Jun 2020
181
Panurginus sp.
2 Jun 2020
180
Crabronini
2 Jun 2020
John Ascher: Note dark blotch in marginal cell
179
Crabro latipes nearcticus
(Shield-handed Wasps)
2 Jun 2020
178
Chloropinae
(Grass Flies)
2 Jun 2020
177
Callopistromyia annulipes nearcticus
(Peacock Fly)
2 Jun 2020
176
Eupeodes volucris nearcticus
(Large-tailed Aphideater)
1 Jun 2020
Female
175
Bombus centralis nearcticus
(Great Basin Bumble Bee)
1 Jun 2020
174
Formica obscuripes nearcticus
(Wood, Mound, and Field Ants)
30 May 2020
173
Spizella passerina nearcticus
(Chipping Sparrow)
29 May 2020
172
Xorides californicus nearcticus
29 May 2020
171
Agaricineae
29 May 2020
Cap diameter 8.5 cm
170
Hemipenthes sp.
29 May 2020
~ 10 mm
169
Camponotus sp.
Subgenus: Camponotus
(Carpenter Ants)
29 May 2020
168
Misumena vatia nearcticus
(Goldenrod Crab Spider)
29 May 2020
167
Cosmopepla uhleri nearcticus
28 May 2020
~ 5 mm
166
Veronica arvensis nearcticus
(Corn Speedwell)
28 May 2020
165
Sphaerophoria sulphuripes nearcticus
(Forked Globetail)
28 May 2020
164
Bombus centralis nearcticus
(Great Basin Bumble Bee)
28 May 2020
163
Ceratina sp.
Subgenus: Zadontomerus
(Small Carpenter Bees)
28 May 2020
162
Andrena sp.
(Mining Bees)
28 May 2020
161
Podalonia sp.
(Cutworm Wasps)
28 May 2020
160
Camponotus sp.
(Carpenter Ants)
28 May 2020
159
Ancistrocerus sp.
28 May 2020
158
Tenthredinini
(Tenthredinini)
27 May 2020
157
Tenthredinini
(Tenthredinini)
27 May 2020
156
Crabro latipes nearcticus
(Shield-handed Wasps)
27 May 2020
155
Aedes sp.
27 May 2020
154
Ceratina sp.
Subgenus: Zadontomerus
(Small Carpenter Bees)
27 May 2020
153
Ceratina sp.
Subgenus: Zadontomerus
(Small Carpenter Bees)
27 May 2020
152
Andrena prunorum nearcticus
(Prunus Miner Bee)
27 May 2020
151
Andrena prunorum nearcticus
(Prunus Miner Bee)
27 May 2020
150
Agulla sp.
(Common Snakeflies)
27 May 2020
Female
149
Tetramorium immigrans nearcticus
(Immigrant Pavement Ant)
26 May 2020
length 4 mm
148
Baridini
24 May 2020
147
Osmia sp.
(Mason Bees)
24 May 2020
146
Andrena sp.
(Mining Bees)
24 May 2020
145
Andrena sp.
(Mining Bees)
24 May 2020
144
Nomada sp.
(Nomad Bees)
24 May 2020
143
Oxyopes scalaris nearcticus
(Western Lynx Spider)
24 May 2020
142
Syrphus opinator nearcticus
(Black-margined Flower Fly)
24 May 2020
141
Merodon equestris nearcticus
(Narcissus Bulb Fly)
24 May 2020
140
Cycloneda polita nearcticus
(Western Polished Lady Beetle)
24 May 2020
139
Noctua pronuba nearcticus
(Large Yellow Underwing)
24 May 2020
Injured while mowing the lawn
138
Agulla sp.
(Common Snakeflies)
24 May 2020
Female
137
Ichneumonidae
(Darwin Wasps)
24 May 2020
136
Bibio sp.
(March Flies)
23 May 2020
On a parsley plant, ~ 10 mm
135
Phidippus audax nearcticus
(Bold Jumping Spider)
23 May 2020
134
Andrena prunorum nearcticus
(Prunus Miner Bee)
23 May 2020
133
Muscoidea
(Muscoid Flies)
23 May 2020
On compost bin
132
Anthomyiidae
(Root-maggot Flies)
23 May 2020
131
Pardosa sp.
(Thin-legged Wolf Spiders)
23 May 2020
With eggs
130
Pelegrina sp.
(White-cheeked Jumping Spiders)
23 May 2020
129
Chloropinae
(Grass Flies)
23 May 2020
128
Syrphus opinator nearcticus
(Black-margined Flower Fly)
23 May 2020
127
Ichneumonidae
(Darwin Wasps)
23 May 2020
126
Agrocybe acericola nearcticus
22 May 2020
125
Agulla sp.
(Common Snakeflies)
17 May 2020
124
Enallagma sp.
(Bluets)
17 May 2020
123
Mantis religiosa nearcticus
(European Mantis)
17 May 2020
122
Callibaetis ferrugineus hageni
(Red Speckled Dun)
16 May 2020
121
Lygus sp.
16 May 2020
120
Metopiinae
15 May 2020
119
Anthrenus verbasci hageni
(Varied Carpet Beetle)
15 May 2020
Inside the house. 4 mm
118
Taraxacum officinale hageni
(Common Dandelion)
15 May 2020
117
Hesperis matronalis hageni
(Dame's Rocket)
15 May 2020
116
Rhionaeschna californica hageni
(Calfornia Darner)
15 May 2020
115
Andrena prunorum hageni
(Prunus Miner Bee)
11 May 2020
114
Nomada sp.
(Nomad Bees)
11 May 2020
113
Euschistus sp.
(Brown Stink Bugs)
11 May 2020
112
Spinus tristis hageni
(American Goldfinch)
11 May 2020
111
Metopiinae
10 May 2020

Netted from snowberry bush.

Length 8 mm

110
Geometridae
(Geometer Moths)
10 May 2020
Netted from snowberry bush
109
Ichneumonidae
(Darwin Wasps)
10 May 2020
108
Mantis religiosa hageni
(European Mantis)
10 May 2020
Eggs in the ootheca that I found on a maple tree on March 17 have finally hatched.
107
Cosmopepla intergressa hageni
9 May 2020
106
Ceratina sp.
Subgenus: Zadontomerus
(Small Carpenter Bees)
9 May 2020
105
Nomada sp.
(Nomad Bees)
9 May 2020
104
Lasioglossum sp.
Subgenus: Dialictus
9 May 2020
103
Muscoidea
(Muscoid Flies)
9 May 2020
102
Platycryptus californicus hageni
9 May 2020
On outside wall of house
101
Dendryphantini
9 May 2020
100
Agulla sp.
(Common Snakeflies)
9 May 2020
Female
99
Enallagma sp.
(Bluets)
9 May 2020
98
Enallagma sp.
(Bluets)
9 May 2020
97
Enallagma sp.
(Bluets)
9 May 2020
96
Misumena vatia hageni
(Goldenrod Crab Spider)
8 May 2020
With large fly prey
95
Pelegrina sp.
(White-cheeked Jumping Spiders)
8 May 2020
94
Eupeodes volucris hageni
(Large-tailed Aphideater)
7 May 2020
93
Bombylius sp.
(Greater Bee Flies)
7 May 2020
92
Platycheirus sp.
(Sedgesitters)
7 May 2020
91
Euschistus sp.
(Brown Stink Bugs)
7 May 2020
90
Misumena vatia hageni
(Goldenrod Crab Spider)
7 May 2020
Subadult male
89
Andrena prunorum hageni
(Prunus Miner Bee)
5 May 2020

Netted on a lilac bush, cooled, photographed, and released.

12 mm

88
Vespula pensylvanica hageni
(Western Yellowjacket)
5 May 2020
In house
87
Staphylinini
4 May 2020
On side of compost
86
Sturnus vulgaris hageni
(European Starling)
4 May 2020
85
Sapygidae
(Club-horned Wasps)
4 May 2020
84
Andrena sp.
(Mining Bees)
4 May 2020
83
Halictus rubicundus hageni
(Orange-legged Furrow Bee)
4 May 2020
82
Halictus sp.
Subgenus: Seladonia
(Furrow Bees)
4 May 2020
81
Misumena vatia hageni
(Goldenrod Crab Spider)
4 May 2020
On a raspberry leaf
80
Xysticus sp.
(Ground Crab Spiders)
4 May 2020
79
Gymnosoma sp.
4 May 2020
78
Anthaxia sp.
Subgenus: Melanthaxia
2 May 2020
77
Syritta pipiens hageni
(Common Compost Fly)
2 May 2020
76
Geometridae
(Geometer Moths)
2 May 2020
75
Halictus rubicundus hageni
(Orange-legged Furrow Bee)
1 May 2020
74
Halictus sp.
Subgenus: Seladonia
(Furrow Bees)
1 May 2020
73
Misumena vatia hageni
(Goldenrod Crab Spider)
1 May 2020
BugGuide ID Subadult male
72
Camponotus sp.
Subgenus: Camponotus
(Carpenter Ants)
29 Apr 2020
Lots of big flying ants today. First I've seen this spring.
71
Zonotrichia leucophrys hageni
(White-crowned Sparrow)
29 Apr 2020
70
Orussus thoracicus hageni
(Orussus)
28 Apr 2020
69
Sapygidae
(Club-horned Wasps)
28 Apr 2020
68
Bombylius major hageni
(Greater Bee Fly)
28 Apr 2020
67
Andrena sp.
(Mining Bees)
28 Apr 2020
66
Podalonia sp.
(Cutworm Wasps)
28 Apr 2020
65
Camponotus sp.
Subgenus: Camponotus
(Carpenter Ants)
28 Apr 2020
64
Agonopterix alstroemeriana hageni
(Poison Hemlock Moth)
26 Apr 2020
63
Pachypsylla sp.
(Hackberry Gall Psyllids)
26 Apr 2020
3 mm. On screen door.
62
Orussus sp.
(Orussus)
26 Apr 2020
On a birch stump. We cut down a dying tree a few weeks ago, but left an 8 foot stump.
61
Andrena sp.
(Mining Bees)
26 Apr 2020
60
Andrena sp.
(Mining Bees)
26 Apr 2020
59
Lasioglossum sp.
Subgenus: Dialictus
26 Apr 2020
58
Bryopsida
(Joint-toothed Mosses)
26 Apr 2020
On a brick pathway. ~ 25 mm patch
57
Chrysoperla sp.
(Common Green Lacewings)
26 Apr 2020
56
Lamium amplexicaule hageni
(Henbit Deadnettle)
24 Apr 2020
55
Deroceras reticulatum hageni
(Milky Slug)
24 Apr 2020
54
Armadillidium vulgare hageni
(Common Pill Woodlouse)
24 Apr 2020
53
Thamnophis elegans vagrans
(Western Terrestrial Garter Snake)
22 Apr 2020
These two have been sticking their heads out of their hole in my yard all morning.
52
Andrena sp.
Subgenus: Melandrena
(Mining Bees)
21 Apr 2020
51
Gravenhorstiini
21 Apr 2020
Length ~ 20 mm
Mating pair observed in garden for a few minutes. Then they flew off onto the car. Then back to the garden where I lost track of them.
BugGuide ID
50
Andrena sp.
(Mining Bees)
21 Apr 2020
49
Andrena sp.
(Mining Bees)
21 Apr 2020
48
Osmia sp.
(Mason Bees)
19 Apr 2020
47
Nomada sp.
(Nomad Bees)
19 Apr 2020
46
Platycryptus californicus vagrans
19 Apr 2020
45
Autographa californica vagrans
(Alfalfa Looper)
19 Apr 2020
44
Ypsolopha sp.
17 Apr 2020
43
Bombylius sp.
(Greater Bee Flies)
17 Apr 2020
On golden currant flower
42
Lasioglossum sp.
Subgenus: Dialictus
17 Apr 2020
41
Araneus gemmoides vagrans
(Cat-faced Orbweaver)
17 Apr 2020
40
Strymon melinus vagrans
(Gray Hairstreak)
17 Apr 2020
39
Xorides sp.
16 Apr 2020
38
Orussus sp.
(Orussus)
16 Apr 2020
37
Anthophora sp.
(Common Digger Bees)
16 Apr 2020
36
Leucophora sp.
15 Apr 2020
35
Ageleninae
(Typical Funnel Weavers)
14 Apr 2020
In bathtub, 4 mm
34
Andrena sp.
(Mining Bees)
13 Apr 2020
33
Scathophaga stercoraria vagrans
(Golden Dung Fly)
13 Apr 2020
32
Anthophora sp.
(Common Digger Bees)
10 Apr 2020
31
Xorides sp.
8 Apr 2020
30
Osmia sp.
(Mason Bees)
8 Apr 2020
29
Nomada sp.
(Nomad Bees)
8 Apr 2020
28
Podalonia sp.
(Cutworm Wasps)
8 Apr 2020
27
Thamnophis elegans vagrans
(Western Terrestrial Garter Snake)
8 Apr 2020
26
Polistes dominula vagrans
(European Paper Wasp)
8 Apr 2020
25
Bassaniana sp.
8 Apr 2020
24
Goniini
8 Apr 2020
On Dandelion flower
23
Anomaloninae
7 Apr 2020
22
Xerophloea peltata vagrans
6 Apr 2020
~ 8 mm
21
Xorides sp.
6 Apr 2020
20
Bombus centralis vagrans
(Great Basin Bumble Bee)
6 Apr 2020
19
Halictus rubicundus vagrans
(Orange-legged Furrow Bee)
6 Apr 2020
18
Polistes dominula vagrans
(European Paper Wasp)
6 Apr 2020
17
Salticus scenicus vagrans
(Zebra Jumping Spider)
4 Apr 2020
16
Osmia lignaria vagrans
(Mason Bees)
4 Apr 2020
15
Pollenia sp.
(Cluster Flies)
4 Apr 2020
14
Epalpus sp.
4 Apr 2020
13
Gastrodontoidea
3 Apr 2020
Under firewood. ~ 5mm
12
Lasioglossum sp.
Subgenus: Dialictus
22 Mar 2020
11
Boisea rubrolineata vagrans
(Western Boxelder Bug)
22 Mar 2020
10
Boisea rubrolineata vagrans
(Western Boxelder Bug)
22 Mar 2020
9
Epalpus signifer vagrans
(Early Tachinid Fly)
21 Mar 2020
8
Xorides sp.
21 Mar 2020
On spruce stump. 25 mm. 11 deg C.
7
Xorides sp.
21 Mar 2020
6
Halictus sp.
Subgenus: Seladonia
(Furrow Bees)
21 Mar 2020
On Common Chickweed (Stellaria media) flowers
5
Thryomanes bewickii vagrans
(Bewick's Wren)
19 Mar 2020
4
Rhyparochromus vulgaris vagrans
19 Mar 2020

Captured running around on spruce stump.

Cooled and photographed, 8 mm

3
Lycosidae
(Wolf Spiders)
11 Mar 2020
~ 6 mm, found in bath tub
2
Formica sp.
(Wood, Mound, and Field Ants)
9 Mar 2020
Ant dragging a western boxelder bug(?)
1
Sylvilagus sp.
(Cottontail Rabbits)
6 Jan 2020