22 May 21
Flat-footed Fly (Platypezidae)
Dancing around on a Douglas Hawthorn leaf.
(27th fly family)
17 May 21
Mallota sackeni (Brown-haltered Mimic Fly)
On Douglas Hawthorn leaf. First Idaho iNat observation.
15 May 21
Ampedus sp. (Click Beetle)
We removed a dead birch tree last fall, leaving a stump for the insects. I drilled a few holes to get them started, and this click beetle was the first insect I've seen on the stump. After I took the picture, it entered one of the holes.
1 May 21
Coppered White-cheeked Jumping Spider
Previously seen a White-cheeked Jumping Spider (Genus Pelegrina), but this is the first IDed to species.
(11th spider species)