Life On A Quarter Acre

Yard and Year Lists

Observations in 2023

Date
415
Loxia curvirostra
(Red Crossbill)
29 Dec 2023
414
Crucibulum sp.
5 Nov 2023
The cups on the bottom are still covered, while the ones on the top are apparently a bit older, and have had their covers removed.
413
Cyanocitta stelleri
(Steller's Jay)
31 Oct 2023
412
Buteo jamaicensis
(Red-tailed Hawk)
27 Sep 2023
411
Sergiolus sp.
24 Sep 2023
Bathtub, 7 mm
410
Agulla sp.
(Common Snakeflies)
22 Sep 2023

From a berlese funnel sample taken from soil under raspberries.

13 mm

409
Psocodea
(Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
22 Sep 2023
From berlese funnel taken from soil under raspberries
408
Colaptes auratus
(Northern Flicker)
20 Sep 2023
407
Arhopalus productus
(New House Borer)
17 Sep 2023
29 mm, UV trap
406
Catocala relicta
(White Underwing)
17 Sep 2023
Forewing length ~ 40 mm
405
Limnephilidae
(Northern Caddisflies)
17 Sep 2023
404
Cerambycidae
(Longhorn Beetles)
17 Sep 2023
403
Noctua sp.
(Yellow Underwings)
17 Sep 2023
402
Noctua sp.
(Yellow Underwings)
17 Sep 2023
401
Caradrina sp.
17 Sep 2023
400
Caradrina sp.
17 Sep 2023
399
Caradrina sp.
17 Sep 2023
398
Noctuinae
(Cutworms and Dart Moths)
17 Sep 2023
397
Noctuinae
(Cutworms and Dart Moths)
17 Sep 2023
396
Noctuinae
(Cutworms and Dart Moths)
17 Sep 2023
395
Noctuinae
(Cutworms and Dart Moths)
17 Sep 2023
394
Noctuinae
(Cutworms and Dart Moths)
17 Sep 2023
393
Xestia c-nigrum
(Lesser Black-letter Dart)
17 Sep 2023
392
Nephelodes sp.
17 Sep 2023
391
Xestia sp.
17 Sep 2023
390
Euxoa auxiliaris
(Army Cutworm Moth)
17 Sep 2023
389
Euxoa auxiliaris
(Army Cutworm Moth)
17 Sep 2023
388
Tyta luctuosa
(Four-spotted Moth)
17 Sep 2023
387
Xanthorhoe sp.
17 Sep 2023
386
Euchromius ocellea
(Belted Grass-Veneer)
17 Sep 2023
385
Acrobasis tricolorella
(Tricolored Acrobasis Moth)
17 Sep 2023
384
Fieberiella lorii
(Privet Leafhopper)
17 Sep 2023
383
Aphididae
(Aphids)
17 Sep 2023
382
Dryobates pubescens
(Downy Woodpecker)
17 Sep 2023
381
Chrysopini
17 Sep 2023
Came to UV lighted sheet
380
Culicomorpha
(Mosquitoes and Midges)
16 Sep 2023

3 mm

Ceratopogonidae maybe?

379
Sitta carolinensis
(White-breasted Nuthatch)
13 Sep 2023
378
Poecile gambeli
(Mountain Chickadee)
3 Sep 2023
377
Plusiini
1 Sep 2023
376
Megalotomus quinquespinosus
(Lupine Bug)
1 Sep 2023
375
Phalangium opilio
(European Harvestman)
31 Aug 2023
374
Vanessa atalanta
(Red Admiral)
27 Aug 2023
373
Caenochrysis sp.
(Caenochrysis)
26 Aug 2023
Malaise trap, 5mm
372
Hypoponera sp.
(Crypt ants)
26 Aug 2023

Malaise trap

3 mm

371
Exochus sp.
(Exochus)
26 Aug 2023

Malaise trap, 5 mm

This is the first iNat observation for the genus Exochus in the state of Idaho.

370
Epyris sp.
26 Aug 2023
Malaise trap, 26-27 August 23, 6 mm
369
Aclista sp.
26 Aug 2023
Malaise trap, 26-27 Aug 23 ~ 3 mm
368
Trichopria sp.
26 Aug 2023
From Malaise trap, 26-27 Aug 2023. ~1.5 mm
367
Scelioninae
26 Aug 2023

Malaise trap 26-270 Aug 23

~ 3 mm

366
Agapostemon texanus
(Texas Striped Sweat Bee)
26 Aug 2023
Malaise trap, 11 mm
365
Pompilinae
26 Aug 2023
From Malaise trap, 26-27 Aug 23. ~ 8 mm
364
Coenosia tigrina
(Tiger Flies)
26 Aug 2023
Malaise trap, 7 mm 26-28 Aug 23
363
Conura sp.
26 Aug 2023
From 26-27 Aug 23 Malaise trap. ~ 4.5 mm
362
Eurytominae
26 Aug 2023
Malaise trap, 26-27 Aug 23 ~2.5 mm
361
Hypoponera sp.
(Crypt ants)
26 Aug 2023

From Malaise trap

26-27 Aug 23

Length ~4.5 mm

360
Lasius sp.
26 Aug 2023
Malaise trap. 4 mm Set August 26-28, 2023
359
Nematocera
(Nematoceran Flies)
26 Aug 2023
Malaise trap, ~1.5 mm
358
Nematocera
(Nematoceran Flies)
26 Aug 2023

Malaise trap, length ~ 1.5 mm

Cecidomyiidae maybe?

357
Trypoxylon sp.
Subgenus: Trypoxylon
26 Aug 2023
From Malaise trap set on June 8-10, 2023.
356
Sphecodes sp.
(Blood Bees)
26 Aug 2023

Malaise trap, 26-27 Aug 23.

6 mm

355
Formicidae
(Ants)
26 Aug 2023
Collected in malaise trap. 3 mm
354
Halyomorpha halys
(Brown Marmorated Stink Bug)
26 Aug 2023

From Malaise trap set 26-28 June 23.

~ 4 mm

353
Campopleginae
26 Aug 2023

Malaise Trap, 26 Aug 23

IDed by Nathaniel Green at Barr Museum on 14 June 24

Female, 6 mm

352
Ichneumonidae
(Darwin Wasps)
26 Aug 2023

Malaise trap, 26-27 Aug 23

~ 5 mm

351
Conura sp.
26 Aug 2023

From Malaise Trap

350
Arhopalus productus
(New House Borer)
19 Aug 2023
25 mm
349
Arhopalus productus
(New House Borer)
13 Aug 2023
348
Spodoptera sp.
(Armyworm Moths)
13 Aug 2023
347
Spodoptera sp.
(Armyworm Moths)
13 Aug 2023
346
Heliothis Apamea
13 Aug 2023
345
Macaria adonis
13 Aug 2023
344
Achyra sp.
13 Aug 2023
343
Idia sp.
13 Aug 2023
342
Dioryctria sp.
(Conifer Coneworm Moths)
13 Aug 2023
341
Dioryctria sp.
(Conifer Coneworm Moths)
13 Aug 2023
340
Dioryctria sp.
(Conifer Coneworm Moths)
13 Aug 2023
339
Cydia pomonella
(Codling Moth)
13 Aug 2023
338
Tolype sp.
(Tolype Moths)
13 Aug 2023
UV trap
337
Lygus sp.
13 Aug 2023
336
Epicauta puncticollis
(Burning Blister Beetles)
12 Aug 2023
335
Eurygaster sp.
12 Aug 2023
334
Bombus huntii
(Hunt's Bumble Bee)
11 Aug 2023
333
Halictini
11 Aug 2023
332
Heliothis sp.
11 Aug 2023
331
Bombus rufocinctus
(Red-belted Bumble Bee)
8 Aug 2023
330
Bombus rufocinctus
(Red-belted Bumble Bee)
8 Aug 2023
329
Pieris rapae
(Cabbage White)
8 Aug 2023
328
Ochlodes sylvanoides
(Woodland Skipper)
3 Aug 2023
327
Bombus griseocollis
(Brown-belted Bumble Bee)
3 Aug 2023
326
Bombus griseocollis
(Brown-belted Bumble Bee)
3 Aug 2023
325
Agapostemon sp.
(Striped Sweat Bees)
3 Aug 2023
324
Heliothis sp.
3 Aug 2023
323
Heliothis sp.
3 Aug 2023
322
Heliothis sp.
3 Aug 2023
321
Ochlodes sylvanoides
(Woodland Skipper)
3 Aug 2023
320
Corvus brachyrhynchos
(American Crow)
3 Aug 2023
319
Halyomorpha halys
(Brown Marmorated Stink Bug)
27 Jul 2023
318
Cylindromyia sp.
23 Jul 2023
317
Larinus curtus
(Yellow Starthistle Flower Weevil)
18 Jul 2023
316
Papilio rutulus
(Western Tiger Swallowtail)
13 Jul 2023
315
Plathemis lydia
(Common Whitetail)
12 Jul 2023
Immature male
314
Aedes sp.
11 Jul 2023
313
Isodontia elegans
(Elegant Grass-carrying Wasps)
11 Jul 2023
In raspberry patch
312
Medetera sp.
(Woodpecker Flies)
4 Jul 2023
311
Osmia sp.
(Mason Bees)
4 Jul 2023
310
Tragopogon dubius
(Yellow Salsify)
4 Jul 2023
309
Medicago lupulina
(Black Medick)
4 Jul 2023
308
Enallagma sp.
(Bluets)
4 Jul 2023
307
Misumenini
3 Jul 2023
306
Phalangium opilio
(European Harvestman)
3 Jul 2023
305
Carabus nemoralis
(Bronze Ground Beetle)
2 Jul 2023
Length 22 mm
304
Tanacetum parthenium
(Feverfew)
30 Jun 2023
303
Tibellus sp.
(Slender Crab Spiders)
30 Jun 2023
302
Lapsana communis
(Nipplewort)
30 Jun 2023
301
Geum urbanum
(Wood Avens)
30 Jun 2023
300
Plathemis lydia
(Common Whitetail)
30 Jun 2023
Adult female
299
Oxalis corniculata
(Creeping Woodsorrel)
29 Jun 2023
298
Ceratina sp.
Subgenus: Zadontomerus
(Small Carpenter Bees)
29 Jun 2023
297
Osmia sp.
(Mason Bees)
29 Jun 2023
296
Ceratina sp.
Subgenus: Zadontomerus
(Small Carpenter Bees)
29 Jun 2023
295
Limenitis lorquini
(Lorquin's Admiral)
29 Jun 2023
On Ocean Spray flowers
294
Tharsalea sp.
Subgenus: Epidemia
29 Jun 2023
293
Osmia sp.
Subgenus: Melanosmia
(Mason Bees)
28 Jun 2023
292
Megachile pugnata
(Pugnacious Leafcutter Bee)
26 Jun 2023
291
Strymon melinus
(Gray Hairstreak)
26 Jun 2023
290
Papilio rutulus
(Western Tiger Swallowtail)
26 Jun 2023
289
Troglodytes aedon
(House Wren)
25 Jun 2023
288
Condylostylus occidentalis
25 Jun 2023
287
Condylostylus occidentalis
25 Jun 2023
286
Eristalis arbustorum
(Eurasian Drone Fly)
25 Jun 2023
285
Neurocolpus sp.
24 Jun 2023
284
Plathemis lydia
(Common Whitetail)
24 Jun 2023
Adult male
283
Hemipenthes sp.
23 Jun 2023
282
Crabro latipes
(Shield-handed Wasps)
23 Jun 2023
281
Coenagrionidae
(Narrow-winged Damselflies)
23 Jun 2023
280
Andrena prunorum
(Prunus Miner Bee)
22 Jun 2023
279
Lepturobosca chrysocoma
(Yellow Velvet Beetle)
22 Jun 2023
278
Lepturobosca chrysocoma
(Yellow Velvet Beetle)
22 Jun 2023
277
Anastrangalia laetifica
(Dimorphic Flower Longhorn Beetle)
22 Jun 2023
276
Anastrangalia laetifica
(Dimorphic Flower Longhorn Beetle)
22 Jun 2023
275
Harmonia axyridis
(Asian Lady Beetle)
22 Jun 2023
274
Tachytes sp.
(Sand-loving Wasps)
21 Jun 2023
273
Isodontia elegans
(Elegant Grass-carrying Wasps)
21 Jun 2023
272
Ancistrocerus sp.
21 Jun 2023
271
Ancistrocerus sp.
21 Jun 2023
270
Syritta pipiens
(Common Compost Fly)
21 Jun 2023
269
Melitaeini
(Checkerspots)
21 Jun 2023
268
Euschistus sp.
(Brown Stink Bugs)
21 Jun 2023
267
Vanessa cardui
(Painted Lady)
18 Jun 2023
266
Osmia sp.
Subgenus: Melanosmia
(Mason Bees)
13 Jun 2023
265
Osmia sp.
Subgenus: Melanosmia
(Mason Bees)
13 Jun 2023
264
Bombus centralis
(Great Basin Bumble Bee)
13 Jun 2023
Looks like centralis. Clear band across the centre of the thorax. (beespeaker)
263
Andrena sp.
(Mining Bees)
13 Jun 2023
262
Nomada sp.
(Nomad Bees)
13 Jun 2023
261
Sphecodes sp.
(Blood Bees)
13 Jun 2023
260
Podalonia sp.
(Cutworm Wasps)
13 Jun 2023
259
Cerceris sp.
(Typical Weevil Wasps and Allies)
13 Jun 2023
258
Cerceris sp.
(Typical Weevil Wasps and Allies)
13 Jun 2023
257
Eristalis sp.
(Drone Flies)
13 Jun 2023
256
Gymnosoma sp.
13 Jun 2023
255
Tachinidae
(Bristle Flies)
13 Jun 2023
254
Anthomyiidae
(Root-maggot Flies)
12 Jun 2023
253
Cylindromyia sp.
12 Jun 2023
252
Mordellinae
12 Jun 2023
251
Argia vivida
(Vivid Dancer)
12 Jun 2023
250
Limenitis lorquini
(Lorquin's Admiral)
11 Jun 2023
249
Melipotis jucunda
(Merry Graphic Moth)
11 Jun 2023
248
Xorides californicus
11 Jun 2023
247
Anthrax sp.
(Charcoal Bee Flies)
11 Jun 2023
246
Anthidium manicatum
(European Woolcarder Bee)
11 Jun 2023
245
Ceratina sp.
(Small Carpenter Bees)
11 Jun 2023
244
Dolichovespula maculata
(Bald-faced Hornet)
11 Jun 2023
243
Molorchus ongicollis
11 Jun 2023
242
Anthrenus scrophulariae
(Common Carpet Beetle)
11 Jun 2023
241
Anthrenus sp.
(Carpet Beetles)
11 Jun 2023
240
Melanoplus sp.
(North American Spur-throated Grasshoppers)
11 Jun 2023
239
Conura sp.
10 Jun 2023
Collected from a malaise trap that was set from June 8 - 10. ~ 4 mm
238
Hoplitis sp.
Subgenus: Alcidamea
(Small Mason Bees)
10 Jun 2023
237
Agapostemon virescens
(Bicolored Striped Sweat Bee)
10 Jun 2023
236
Merodon equestris
(Narcissus Bulb Fly)
10 Jun 2023
235
Eristalis arbustorum
(Eurasian Drone Fly)
10 Jun 2023
234
Gymnosoma sp.
10 Jun 2023
233
Malachiinae
(Malachite Beetles)
10 Jun 2023
232
Geum urbanum
(Wood Avens)
10 Jun 2023
231
Gyponana sp.
Subgenus: Gyponana
10 Jun 2023
230
Chrysoperla sp.
(Common Green Lacewings)
10 Jun 2023
229
Pimpla sanguinipes
8 Jun 2023

Malaise trap, 8-10 Jun 23

~ 9 mm

228
Tetramesa sp.
8 Jun 2023
Malaise trap, 26-27 Aug 23 ~2.5 mm
227
Mymaridae
(Fairy Wasps)
8 Jun 2023
From Malaise Trap set June 8-20, 2023. Length ~ 0.7 mm
226
Myrmica sp.
(Furrowed Ants)
8 Jun 2023
Malaise trap: 8-10 June 23. ~ 6 mm
225
Dolichopus obcordatus
8 Jun 2023

Malaise trap, 8-10 Jun 23

~ 5 mm

This is only the second from this species on iNat - and both are from Idaho!

224
Mesopsocus sp.
8 Jun 2023
Malaise trap, 8-10 June 23, 3 mm
223
Braconidae
(Braconid Wasps)
8 Jun 2023
Malaise trap, ~ 2.5 mm 8-10 Jun 23
222
Dacnusini
8 Jun 2023
Malaise trap, 8-10 Jun 23. ~ 2 mm
221
Cryptinae
8 Jun 2023

Length ~ 13 mm

Malaise Trap, 8-10 Jun 23

220
Ichneumonini
8 Jun 2023

Malaise trap, 8-10 Jun 23

~ 11 mm

219
Aclista sp.
8 Jun 2023
Malaise trap, 8-10 Jun 23, 3 mm
218
Belytinae
8 Jun 2023
Malaise trap, 8-10 Jun 23. ~ 2.5 mm
217
Hypoponera sp.
(Crypt ants)
8 Jun 2023

From Malaise trap.

Set June 6-8, 2023

~ 3.5 mm

216
Mycetophilidae
(Fungus Gnats)
8 Jun 2023

Malaise trap, 8-10 Jun 23

~ 2 mm

215
Nematocera
(Nematoceran Flies)
8 Jun 2023

Malaise trap, 8-10 Jun 23,

~ 3 mm

214
Agapostemon sp.
(Striped Sweat Bees)
8 Jun 2023

Malaise trap, 8-10 Jun 23

~ 8 mm

213
Eucoilinae
8 Jun 2023

Malaise trap, 8-10 Jun 23

~2.5 mm

212
Campopleginae
8 Jun 2023

From Malaise trap set on June 8-10, 2023.

IDed at Barr Museum by Nathaniel Green on 14 Jun 24

Female, 13 mm

211
Cryptini
8 Jun 2023

Malaise trap, 8-10 June 2023

IDed by Nathaniel Green at Barr Museum on 14 June 24.

Female, 15 mm

210
Extenterini
8 Jun 2023

Malaise Trap, 8-10 June 2023

IDed by Nathaniel Green at Barr Museum on 14 June 24

7 mm

209
Odontocolon mellipes
8 Jun 2023

Malaise trap, 8 June 23

10 mm, female

IDed by Nathaniel Green at Barr Museum, 14 Jun 24

208
Tryphoninae
8 Jun 2023

Marlise Trap, 8 Jun 23

IDed by Nathaniel Green at Barr Museum on 14 Jun 24

Female, 9 mm

207
Campopleginae
8 Jun 2023

Malaise Trap, 8 Jun 23

IDed by Nathaniel Green at Barr Museum on 14 June 24

Female, 11 mm

206
Tryphoninae
8 Jun 2023

Malaise Trap, 8 Jun 23

IDed by Nathaniel Green at Barr Museum on 14 June 24

Male?, 10 mm

205
Ctenopelmatinae
8 Jun 2023

Malaise trap, 8 Jun 23

IDed by Nathaniel Green at Barr Museum on 14 June 24

10 mm, female

204
Tryponini
8 Jun 2023

Malaise trap, 8 Jun 23

IDed by Nathaniel Green at Barr Museum on 14 June 24

Female, 10 mm

203
Ichneumonidae
(Darwin Wasps)
8 Jun 2023

Malaise trap, 8-10 June 23

5mm

202
Ichneumonidae
(Darwin Wasps)
8 Jun 2023
Malaise trap, ~ 7 mm
201
Ichneumonidae
(Darwin Wasps)
8 Jun 2023

Malaise trap, 8-10 Jun 23

~ 11 mm

200
Ichneumonidae
(Darwin Wasps)
8 Jun 2023
From a Malaise trap set on June 8-10, 2023.
199
Hemipenthes sp.
5 Jun 2023
198
Condylostylus occidentalis
5 Jun 2023
197
Bombus huntii
(Hunt's Bumble Bee)
5 Jun 2023
196
Andrena sp.
(Mining Bees)
5 Jun 2023
195
Ancistrocerus sp.
5 Jun 2023
194
Platycryptus californicus
5 Jun 2023
On front porch.
193
Agrilus cuprescens
(Rose Stem Girdler)
5 Jun 2023
mating on a raspberry leaf.
192
Agrilus cuprescens
(Rose Stem Girdler)
5 Jun 2023
On raspberry leaf.
191
Tachininae
5 Jun 2023
190
Gymnosoma sp.
5 Jun 2023
189
Tachininae
5 Jun 2023
188
Bombus nevadensis
(Nevada Bumble Bee)
1 Jun 2023
187
Bombus mixtus
(Fuzzy-horned Bumble Bee)
1 Jun 2023
186
Pepsinae
1 Jun 2023
185
Eumenes sp.
(Typical Potter Wasps)
1 Jun 2023
184
Symmorphus sp.
(Symmorphus)
1 Jun 2023
183
Ancistrocerus sp.
1 Jun 2023
182
Araniella displicata
(Six-spotted Orbweaver)
1 Jun 2023
181
Syritta pipiens
(Common Compost Fly)
1 Jun 2023
180
Tachinidae
(Bristle Flies)
1 Jun 2023
179
Sarcophaga sp.
(Common Flesh Flies)
1 Jun 2023
178
Papilio rutulus
(Western Tiger Swallowtail)
1 Jun 2023
177
Dryobates pubescens
(Downy Woodpecker)
1 Jun 2023
176
Halictus rubicundus
(Orange-legged Furrow Bee)
31 May 2023
175
Euodynerus foraminatus
31 May 2023
174
Euodynerus sp.
31 May 2023
173
Euodynerus sp.
31 May 2023
172
Oxyopes scalaris
(Western Lynx Spider)
31 May 2023
171
Tachininae
31 May 2023
170
Ichneumonidae
(Darwin Wasps)
31 May 2023
169
Apis mellifera
(Western Honey Bee)
27 May 2023
On Sticky Geranium
168
Ischnura cervula
(Pacific Forktail)
26 May 2023
167
Sphecodes sp.
(Blood Bees)
26 May 2023
166
Pompilidae
(Spider Wasps)
26 May 2023
165
Oxyopes scalaris
(Western Lynx Spider)
26 May 2023
164
Syritta pipiens
(Common Compost Fly)
26 May 2023
163
Eumerus sp.
26 May 2023
162
Sarcophaga sp.
(Common Flesh Flies)
26 May 2023
161
Enoclerus eximius
26 May 2023
On spruce stump
160
Papilio sp.
Subgenus: Pterourus
(Common Swallowtails)
26 May 2023
159
Holcostethus sp.
26 May 2023
158
Empis sp.
25 May 2023
157
Pemphredon sp.
(Typical Aphid Wasps)
25 May 2023
156
Ancistrocerus sp.
25 May 2023
155
Oxyopes scalaris
(Western Lynx Spider)
25 May 2023
154
Eumerus sp.
25 May 2023
153
Tachinini
25 May 2023
152
Spizella passerina
(Chipping Sparrow)
25 May 2023
151
Rhionaeschna californica
(Calfornia Darner)
25 May 2023
150
Omalus sp.
(Omalus)
24 May 2023
149
Empis sp.
24 May 2023
148
Agapostemon sp.
(Striped Sweat Bees)
24 May 2023
On California Poppy flower
147
Syrphini
23 May 2023
146
Microchrysa sp.
22 May 2023
145
Eupeodes volucris
(Large-tailed Aphideater)
22 May 2023
144
Sarcophagidae
(Flesh Flies and Satellite Flies)
22 May 2023
143
Euschistus sp.
(Brown Stink Bugs)
22 May 2023
142
Eumenes sp.
(Typical Potter Wasps)
18 May 2023
141
Hippodamia convergens
(Convergent Lady Beetle)
18 May 2023
140
Lygus sp.
18 May 2023
139
Fenusa sp.
17 May 2023
On ocean spray bush
138
Platypezidae
(Flat-footed Flies)
17 May 2023
137
Nomada sp.
(Nomad Bees)
17 May 2023
136
Anthomyiidae
(Root-maggot Flies)
17 May 2023
135
Lucilia sp.
17 May 2023
134
Misumena vatia
(Goldenrod Crab Spider)
17 May 2023
133
Misumena vatia
(Goldenrod Crab Spider)
17 May 2023
132
Eristalis arbustorum
(Eurasian Drone Fly)
17 May 2023
131
Epalpus signifer
(Early Tachinid Fly)
17 May 2023
130
Listrus sp.
17 May 2023
129
Diplolepis sp.
16 May 2023

On an ocean spray bush in front yard.

This is the first Diplolepis that I've seen in the yard.

I've reared many from galls collected elsewhere but, this is the first wild one on our little lot.

128
Anasimyia sp.
(Drone Flies)
16 May 2023
On the snowberry bush.
127
Apioninae
(Pear-shaped Weevils)
16 May 2023

Found on inside of front door. 3 mm.

White clover weevil?

126
Braconidae
(Braconid Wasps)
15 May 2023
125
Andrena prunorum
(Prunus Miner Bee)
15 May 2023
124
Chrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
15 May 2023
123
Chlorochroa sp.
Subgenus: Chlorochroa
15 May 2023
122
Streptopelia decaocto
(Eurasian Collared-Dove)
15 May 2023
121
Anatis rathvoni
(Flying Saucer Lady Beetle)
13 May 2023
120
Anthomyiidae
(Root-maggot Flies)
13 May 2023
119
Strymon melinus
(Gray Hairstreak)
13 May 2023
118
Hoplocampa sp.
12 May 2023
Many of these were visiting saskatoon flowers
117
Platypezidae
(Flat-footed Flies)
12 May 2023
116
Alucita sp.
12 May 2023
115
Spinus tristis
(American Goldfinch)
12 May 2023
114
Ceratina sp.
Subgenus: Zadontomerus
(Small Carpenter Bees)
11 May 2023
113
Tipula sp.
Subgenus: Tipula
(Common Crane Flies)
11 May 2023
112
Nomada sp.
(Nomad Bees)
11 May 2023
111
Scathophaga stercoraria
(Golden Dung Fly)
11 May 2023
110
Oxyopes scalaris
(Western Lynx Spider)
11 May 2023
109
Tibellus sp.
(Slender Crab Spiders)
11 May 2023
108
Neoneides muticus
11 May 2023
107
Pieris rapae
(Cabbage White)
10 May 2023
On Dandelion flower
106
Chrysidini
8 May 2023
On a spruce stump.
105
Noctua sp.
(Yellow Underwings)
8 May 2023
Dug up from a cutworm wasp (Podalonia) burrow. Length 35 mm.
104
Dolerus sp.
7 May 2023
103
Bombus mixtus
(Fuzzy-horned Bumble Bee)
7 May 2023
102
Podalonia sp.
(Cutworm Wasps)
7 May 2023
101
Leucophora sp.
7 May 2023
100
Eristalis sp.
(Drone Flies)
7 May 2023
99
Ampedus phoenicopterus
4 May 2023
On spruce stump
98
Andrena sp.
(Mining Bees)
4 May 2023
97
Lamium amplexicaule
(Henbit Deadnettle)
4 May 2023
96
Callipepla californica
(California Quail)
4 May 2023
95
Camponotus modoc
(Western Black Carpenter Ant)
3 May 2023
94
Abia americana
(Honeysuckle Sawflies and Allies)
2 May 2023
Swept from grass near snowberry bush. 9 mm
93
Dolerus sp.
2 May 2023
On a snowberry plant.
92
Pityohyphantes sp.
2 May 2023
91
Amara aenea
(Common Sun Beetle)
1 May 2023
On ground. Length 7 mm.
90
Chrysura sp.
(Chrysura)
1 May 2023
89
Andrena sp.
(Mining Bees)
1 May 2023
88
Andrena sp.
(Mining Bees)
1 May 2023
87
Podalonia sp.
(Cutworm Wasps)
1 May 2023
86
Vespula pensylvanica
(Western Yellowjacket)
1 May 2023
Checking out our newspaper tube.
85
Lycosidae
(Wolf Spiders)
1 May 2023
84
Anthophora pacifica
(Pacific Digger Bee)
29 Apr 2023
83
Polistes dominula
(European Paper Wasp)
29 Apr 2023
Checking out an old barbeque for a nest site.
82
Podalonia sp.
(Cutworm Wasps)
28 Apr 2023
81
Camponotus laevissimus
(Hairy Smooth Carpenter Ant)
27 Apr 2023
(Ant - not the beetle)
80
Otiorhynchus meridionalis
(Lilac Root Weevil)
27 Apr 2023

(The beetle - not the ant)

The two photos of the mounted specimen is the same individual that was being carried by the ant.

79
Dolerus sp.
26 Apr 2023
78
Eupeodes fumipennis
(Western Aphideater)
26 Apr 2023
77
Ceroxys latiusculus
(Narrow-Banded Picture-Winged Fly)
25 Apr 2023
On compost bin
76
Gravenhorstiini
25 Apr 2023
75
Gravenhorstiini
25 Apr 2023
On the earliest days of spring, our yard is covered with these Darwin Wasps - flitting about an just above the ground, rarely stopping long enough for a photo. Here's one that did today.
74
Bombylius sp.
(Greater Bee Flies)
25 Apr 2023
73
Osmia lignaria
(Mason Bees)
25 Apr 2023
72
Harmonia axyridis
(Asian Lady Beetle)
25 Apr 2023
71
Philonthus sp.
25 Apr 2023
On front porch
70
Stellaria media
(Common Chickweed)
25 Apr 2023
69
Chironominae
22 Apr 2023
On a daffodil flower.
68
Frankliniella sp.
22 Apr 2023

On a Daffodil flower.

1.0 mm

67
Brochymena sp.
(Rough Stink Bugs)
16 Apr 2023
66
Dolerus sp.
15 Apr 2023
~ 10 mm
65
Deroceras reticulatum
(Milky Slug)
15 Apr 2023
Under an upside-down bucket in the backyard.
64
Viola odorata
(Eurasian Sweet Violet)
15 Apr 2023
63
Chrysoperla sp.
(Common Green Lacewings)
15 Apr 2023
On the compost
62
Taraxacum officinale
(Common Dandelion)
12 Apr 2023
61
Passer domesticus
(House Sparrow)
12 Apr 2023
Female
60
Bombus centralis
(Great Basin Bumble Bee)
10 Apr 2023
First bee of the year in our yard.
59
Thomisidae
(Crab Spiders)
10 Apr 2023
On side of shed
58
Adalia bipunctata
(Two-spotted Lady Beetle)
10 Apr 2023

On the front door.

Small ~ 5mm

57
Hippodamia convergens
(Convergent Lady Beetle)
10 Apr 2023
56
Quedius sp.
10 Apr 2023
On compost bin
55
Chrysoperla sp.
(Common Green Lacewings)
10 Apr 2023
54
Salticus scenicus
(Zebra Jumping Spider)
9 Apr 2023
53
Oxyopes scalaris
(Western Lynx Spider)
8 Apr 2023
Front porch.
52
Thryomanes bewickii
(Bewick's Wren)
8 Apr 2023
51
Diachus auratus
6 Apr 2023
Front porch. ~ 2.5 mm
50
Sitta canadensis
(Red-breasted Nuthatch)
5 Apr 2023
49
Pullimosina sp.
31 Mar 2023
2.5 mm
48
Oxyopes scalaris
(Western Lynx Spider)
30 Mar 2023

On the side of the shed.

Body length: ~ 2 mm

47
Eumenes sp.
(Typical Potter Wasps)
26 Mar 2023
46
Halyomorpha halys
(Brown Marmorated Stink Bug)
26 Mar 2023
Found in bathroom.
45
Haemorhous cassinii
(Cassin's Finch)
25 Mar 2023
44
Ceratopogonidae
(Biting Midges)
22 Mar 2023
Collected from the side of the shed. ~2.5 mm
43
Neoneides muticus
22 Mar 2023
Netted in backyard. 10mm
42
Camponotus modoc
(Western Black Carpenter Ant)
21 Mar 2023
41
Thamnophis elegans vagrans
(Western Terrestrial Garter Snake)
21 Mar 2023
First one I've seen this year in the yard.
40
Pollenia sp.
(Cluster Flies)
21 Mar 2023
39
Accipiter cooperii vagrans
(Cooper's Hawk)
21 Mar 2023
38
Banasa sordida vagrans
18 Mar 2023
37
Diamesa sp.
(Winter Midges)
18 Mar 2023
4 mm. Front porch
36
Muscidae
(House Flies and Allies)
17 Mar 2023
On compost in the backyard
35
Muscidae
(House Flies and Allies)
17 Mar 2023
Near the compost pile
34
Pollenia sp.
(Cluster Flies)
17 Mar 2023
On the compost
33
Pollenia sp.
(Cluster Flies)
16 Mar 2023
32
Noctua sp.
(Yellow Underwings)
12 Mar 2023
Under bark in the front garden.
31
Diamesa sp.
(Winter Midges)
11 Mar 2023

On the inside of the front door.

The third photo is after mounting.

Body length ~ 6 mm

30
Chrysoperla sp.
(Common Green Lacewings)
2 Mar 2023

In bathroom

Body length 10mm

29
Spelobia sp.
11 Feb 2023

Front porch, 4 deg C.

~2.5 mm

28
Microlestes sp.
10 Feb 2023
Under a rock. 4 mm.
27
Pollenia sp.
(Cluster Flies)
10 Feb 2023
26
Coccinella septempunctata vagrans
(Seven-spotted Lady Beetle)
6 Feb 2023
Under board in yard.
25
Oribatida
(Beetle Mites)
5 Feb 2023

In the water drained from a potted orchid.

~ 0.4 mm

24
Rhyparochromus vulgaris vagrans
5 Feb 2023
On kitchen window. ~ 7 mm
23
Gnaphosidae
(Stealthy Ground Spiders)
3 Feb 2023

Body length ~ 2.5 mm

Found on dining room table

22
Grimmia sp.
27 Jan 2023
21
Syntrichia sp.
27 Jan 2023

On concrete wall.

stalk + capsule ~ 1cm

20
Thecophora sp.
23 Jan 2023
19
Noctuinae
(Cutworms and Dart Moths)
17 Jan 2023
18
Conomorium sp.
15 Jan 2023
On front porch, 7 deg C, ~ 2 mm
17
Sphaeroceridae
(Lesser Dung Flies)
15 Jan 2023
On front porch, 4 deg C, ~ 2.5 mm
16
Sciaridae
(Dark-winged Fungus Gnats)
15 Jan 2023
Just outside the door on the front porch, 5 deg C, ~2.5 mm
15
Ageleninae
(Typical Funnel Weavers)
14 Jan 2023
In bathtub, body length 7 mm
14
Armadillidium vulgare vagrans
(Common Pill Woodlouse)
13 Jan 2023
13
Armadillidium vulgare vagrans
(Common Pill Woodlouse)
13 Jan 2023
12
Lumbricidae
(Earthworms)
13 Jan 2023
~ 5 cm length
11
Lumbricidae
(Earthworms)
13 Jan 2023
10
Dolichovespula arenaria vagrans
(Common Aerial Yellowjacket)
10 Jan 2023
9
Haemorhous mexicanus vagrans
(House Finch)
6 Jan 2023
8
Poecile atricapillus vagrans
(Black-capped Chickadee)
6 Jan 2023
7
Crucibulum laeve vagrans
(Common Bird's Nest Fungus)
5 Jan 2023

On an old woodpile.

Splash cup diameter ~ 5 mm

6
Sergiolus sp.
4 Jan 2023

On wall in bedroom

6.5 mm

Lost a leg when I captured it.

5
Sciaridae
(Dark-winged Fungus Gnats)
3 Jan 2023
On kitchen counter. 3 mm
4
Parmelia sulcata vagrans
(Shield Lichen)
2 Jan 2023
3
Evernia sp.
(Oakmoss Lichens)
2 Jan 2023
2
Orthotrichaceae
2 Jan 2023
1
Dryobates pubescens vagrans
(Downy Woodpecker)
2 Jan 2023