Photos / Sounds

Observer

markkjames

Date

July 12, 2021 11:42 AM PDT

Description

The tiniest wasp I have ever seen and difficult to photograph but with the most unique hind legs. It was observed on Coastal goldenbush (Isocoma menziesii).

Conura - Photo (c) manimiranda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
patsimpson2000's ID: Genus Conura, a member of Chalcidid Wasps (Family Chalcididae)
Added on September 22, 2021
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Arizona Small Carpenter Ceratina arizonensis

Observer

ian253

Date

July 18, 2021 11:14 AM CDT

Description

insect flying in on the right.

Arizona Small Carpenter - Photo no rights reserved
patsimpson2000's ID: Arizona Small Carpenter (Ceratina arizonensis)
Added on September 21, 2021
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Observer

tom_barnes_

Date

September 14, 2021 01:48 PM PDT

Description

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Zadontomerus - Photo (c) lizlovesnature, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
patsimpson2000's ID: Subgenus Zadontomerus, a member of Small Carpenter Bees (Genus Ceratina)
Added on September 18, 2021
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What

Coastal Goldenbush Isocoma menziesii

Observer

fatimav_03

Date

September 16, 2021 03:43 PM PDT
Coastal Goldenbush - Photo no rights reserved
patsimpson2000's ID: Coastal Goldenbush (Isocoma menziesii)
Added on September 18, 2021
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What

Shaw's Agave Agave shawii

Observer

fatimav_03

Date

September 16, 2021 04:20 PM PDT
Shaw's Agave - Photo (c) plantmanbuckner, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
patsimpson2000's ID: Shaw's Agave (Agave shawii)
Added on September 18, 2021
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Coastal Pricklypear Opuntia littoralis

Observer

fatimav_03

Date

September 16, 2021 04:44 PM PDT
Coastal Pricklypear - Photo (c) ambishop9, all rights reserved
patsimpson2000's ID: Coastal Pricklypear (Opuntia littoralis)
Added on September 18, 2021
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Milde's Tarantula-hawk Wasp Pepsis mildei

Observer

serjeii

Date

August 27, 2021 06:23 PM PDT
Milde's Tarantula-hawk Wasp - Photo (c) Tom Barnes, all rights reserved
patsimpson2000's ID: Milde's Tarantula-hawk Wasp (Pepsis mildei)
Added on September 17, 2021
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Arizona Small Carpenter Ceratina arizonensis

Observer

ian253

Date

July 18, 2021 11:14 AM CDT

Description

insect flying in on the right.

Bees - Photo (c) nutmeg66, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
patsimpson2000's ID: Bees (Epifamily Anthophila)
Added on September 17, 2021
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Thread-waisted Sand Wasps Genus Ammophila

Observer

faunamente

Date

September 10, 2021 03:13 PM PDT
Thread-waisted Sand Wasps - Photo (c) Riley Walsh, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
patsimpson2000's ID: Thread-waisted Sand Wasps (Genus Ammophila)
Added on September 17, 2021
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Observer

thumbwave

Date

September 11, 2021 11:00 AM PDT
Bembix - Photo (c) Scott King, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
patsimpson2000's ID: Genus Bembix, a member of Sand Wasps (Tribe Bembicini)
Added on September 17, 2021
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Observer

carrotpeople

Date

September 8, 2021 12:52 PM HST
Paratiphia - Photo (c) Luann Wright, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
patsimpson2000's ID: Genus Paratiphia, a member of Tiphiid Flower Wasps (Family Tiphiidae)
Added on September 17, 2021
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What

Thread-waisted Sand Wasps Genus Ammophila

Observer

carrotpeople

Date

September 8, 2021 12:53 PM HST
Thread-waisted Sand Wasps - Photo (c) Riley Walsh, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
patsimpson2000's ID: Thread-waisted Sand Wasps (Genus Ammophila)
Added on September 17, 2021
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Potter and Mason Wasps Subfamily Eumeninae

Observer

carrotpeople

Date

September 8, 2021 01:13 PM HST
Potter and Mason Wasps - Photo (c) 唐展鴻, all rights reserved
patsimpson2000's ID: Potter and Mason Wasps (Subfamily Eumeninae)
Added on September 17, 2021
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Observer

carrotpeople

Date

September 8, 2021 01:51 PM HST
Conura - Photo (c) manimiranda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
patsimpson2000's ID: Genus Conura, a member of Chalcidid Wasps (Family Chalcididae)
Added on September 17, 2021
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Silver Garden Orbweaver Argiope argentata

Observer

bonsaisteve

Date

September 14, 2021 09:09 AM PDT
Silver Garden Orbweaver - Photo (c) Eduardo Dios, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
patsimpson2000's ID: Silver Garden Orbweaver (Argiope argentata)
Added on September 17, 2021
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Masked Bees Genus Hylaeus

Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

September 9, 2021 01:04 PM PDT

Description

Burton Mesa Ecological Reserve

Masked Bees - Photo (c) quoll2, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
patsimpson2000's ID: Masked Bees (Genus Hylaeus)
Added on September 15, 2021
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Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

September 9, 2021 01:40 PM PDT

Description

Burton Mesa Ecological Reserve
Saw a couple of these

Gasteruption - Photo (c) JRxpo, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
patsimpson2000's ID: Genus Gasteruption, a member of Carrot Wasps (Family Gasteruptiidae)
Added on September 15, 2021
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Coyote Canis latrans

Observer

oldranger

Date

August 2021

Description

D55IR_V076.B00038.069__FG=1750,FT=27160,NIR=1,GM=41,EV=39,PY=24,DY=53,GB=0x80,SG=0xc,EL=504,AEY=220,AEM=1,AEB=0

Coyote - Photo (c) Don McCullough, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
patsimpson2000's ID: Coyote (Canis latrans)
Added on September 05, 2021
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California King Snake Lampropeltis californiae

Observer

joni_conner

Date

August 18, 2021 08:47 PM PDT
California King Snake - Photo (c) Zach Lim, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
patsimpson2000's ID: California King Snake (Lampropeltis californiae)
Added on August 28, 2021
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Saltgrass Distichlis spicata

Observer

carrotpeople

Date

August 18, 2021 02:15 PM HST
Saltgrass - Photo (c) Lauren Glevanik, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
patsimpson2000's ID: Saltgrass (Distichlis spicata)
Added on August 24, 2021
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Observer

carrotpeople

Date

August 18, 2021 02:08 PM HST
Neaspilota - Photo (c) Alice Abela, all rights reserved
patsimpson2000's ID: Genus Neaspilota, a member of Fruit Flies (Family Tephritidae)
Added on August 24, 2021
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Thread-waisted Sand Wasps Genus Ammophila

Observer

carrotpeople

Date

August 18, 2021 02:37 PM HST
Thread-waisted Sand Wasps - Photo (c) Riley Walsh, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
patsimpson2000's ID: Thread-waisted Sand Wasps (Genus Ammophila)
Added on August 24, 2021
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Observer

carrotpeople

Date

August 18, 2021 02:44 PM HST
Exoprosopa doris - Photo (c) Jay Keller, all rights reserved, uploaded by Jay L. Keller
patsimpson2000's ID: Exoprosopa doris, a member of Bee Flies (Family Bombyliidae)
Added on August 24, 2021
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Observer

carrotpeople

Date

August 18, 2021 02:52 PM HST
Chrysanthrax vanus - Photo (c) James Bailey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
patsimpson2000's ID: Chrysanthrax vanus, a member of Banded Bee Flies (Tribe Villini)
Added on August 24, 2021
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Observer

carrotpeople

Date

August 18, 2021 02:58 PM HST
Neodiplocampta - Photo (c) Jay Keller, all rights reserved, uploaded by Jay L. Keller
patsimpson2000's ID: Genus Neodiplocampta, a member of Banded Bee Flies (Tribe Villini)
Added on August 24, 2021
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Observer

carrotpeople

Date

August 18, 2021 03:03 PM HST
Perarthrus vittatus - Photo (c) Stephanie Taylor, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
patsimpson2000's ID: Perarthrus vittatus, a member of Typical Longhorn Beetles (Subfamily Cerambycinae)
Added on August 24, 2021
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What

Sagebrush Medusa Gall Midge Rhopalomyia medusa

Observer

docprt

Date

April 25, 2019 09:58 AM PDT

Description

On Common Sagebrush, ? Gall, or other plant growth?

Sagebrush Medusa Gall Midge - Photo (c) Demetrius Mustain, all rights reserved
patsimpson2000's ID: Sagebrush Medusa Gall Midge (Rhopalomyia medusa)
Added on August 23, 2021
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Milde's Tarantula-hawk Wasp Pepsis mildei

Observer

milliebasden

Date

August 20, 2021 10:41 AM PDT

Description

getting a drink of water on the driveway

Milde's Tarantula-hawk Wasp - Photo (c) Tom Barnes, all rights reserved
patsimpson2000's ID: Milde's Tarantula-hawk Wasp (Pepsis mildei)
Added on August 20, 2021
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Metallic Sweat Bees Subgenus Dialictus

Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

August 13, 2021 11:30 AM PDT

Description

Sepulveda Basin

Metallic Sweat Bees - Photo (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY)
patsimpson2000's ID: Metallic Sweat Bees (Subgenus Dialictus)
Added on August 18, 2021
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Masked Bees Genus Hylaeus

Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

August 13, 2021 11:33 AM PDT

Description

Sepulveda Basin

Masked Bees - Photo (c) quoll2, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
patsimpson2000's ID: Masked Bees (Genus Hylaeus)
Added on August 18, 2021
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