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What

Spined Turban Gall Wasp (Cynips douglasii)

Observer

kahill

Date

September 4, 2021 09:34 AM PDT
Spined Turban Gall Wasp - Photo (c) James Bailey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Spined Turban Gall Wasp (Cynips douglasii)
Added on September 25, 2021
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What

Honeydew Gall Wasp (Disholcaspis eldoradensis)

Observer

newtpatrol

Date

September 8, 2021 10:14 AM PDT

Description

This tree was teeming with yellowjackets and others tending these galls. On Valley Oak (Quercus lobata)

Honeydew Gall Wasp - Photo (c) Deborah, all rights reserved
merav's ID: Honeydew Gall Wasp (Disholcaspis eldoradensis)
Added on September 25, 2021
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What

Spined Turban Gall Wasp (Cynips douglasii)

Observer

newtpatrol

Date

September 8, 2021 10:18 AM PDT

Description

I'm guessing that these are kinda old/trashed Spined Turban galls, of which there were many others fresh in this Valley Oak (Quercus lobata).

Spined Turban Gall Wasp - Photo (c) James Bailey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Spined Turban Gall Wasp (Cynips douglasii)
Added on September 25, 2021
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What

Honeydew Gall Wasp (Disholcaspis eldoradensis)

Observer

newtpatrol

Date

September 8, 2021 10:37 AM PDT

Description

So many on this Valley Oak (Quercus lobata), along with yellowjackets and others tending to them.

Honeydew Gall Wasp - Photo (c) Deborah, all rights reserved
merav's ID: Honeydew Gall Wasp (Disholcaspis eldoradensis)
Added on September 25, 2021
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What

Convoluted Gall Wasp (Andricus confertus)

Observer

newtpatrol

Date

September 8, 2021 10:28 AM PDT

Description

On Valley Oak (Quercus lobata)

Convoluted Gall Wasp - Photo (c) icosahedron, some rights reserved (CC BY)
merav's ID: Convoluted Gall Wasp (Andricus confertus)
Added on September 25, 2021
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What

Red Cone Gall Wasp (Andricus kingi)

Observer

newtpatrol

Date

September 8, 2021 10:38 AM PDT
Red Cone Gall Wasp - Photo (c) Jill Matsuyama, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
merav's ID: Red Cone Gall Wasp (Andricus kingi)
Added on September 25, 2021
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What

Spined Turban Gall Wasp (Cynips douglasii)

Observer

newtpatrol

Date

September 8, 2021 10:41 AM PDT

Description

Again, are these just oddly-shaped or dry/old Spined Turban galls?

Spined Turban Gall Wasp - Photo (c) James Bailey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Spined Turban Gall Wasp (Cynips douglasii)
Added on September 25, 2021
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What

Spined Turban Gall Wasp (Cynips douglasii)

Observer

newtpatrol

Date

September 8, 2021 10:42 AM PDT

Description

This one Valley oak has so very many galls!

Spined Turban Gall Wasp - Photo (c) James Bailey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Spined Turban Gall Wasp (Cynips douglasii)
Added on September 25, 2021
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What

Rosette-Gall Wasp (Andricus wiltzae)

Observer

newtpatrol

Date

September 8, 2021 10:46 AM PDT

Description

On Valley Oak (Quercus lobata)

Rosette-Gall Wasp - Photo (c) catchang, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Rosette-Gall Wasp (Andricus wiltzae)
Added on September 25, 2021
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What

Fuzzy-Gall Wasp (Cynips conspicuus)

Observer

gdrbirder

Date

September 20, 2021 10:41 AM PDT
Fuzzy-Gall Wasp - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY)
merav's ID: Fuzzy-Gall Wasp (Cynips conspicuus)
Added on September 25, 2021
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What

Spined Turban Gall Wasp (Cynips douglasii)

Observer

gdrbirder

Date

September 20, 2021 10:28 AM PDT
Spined Turban Gall Wasp - Photo (c) James Bailey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Spined Turban Gall Wasp (Cynips douglasii)
Added on September 25, 2021
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What

Stanford's Whitefly (Tetraleurodes perileuca)

Observer

lgottlieb

Date

August 27, 2021 11:00 AM PDT
Stanford's Whitefly - Photo (c) James Bailey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Stanford's Whitefly (Tetraleurodes perileuca)
Added on September 22, 2021
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What

Mottled Acorn Gall Wasp (Callirhytis carmelensis)

Observer

newtpatrol

Date

September 20, 2021 04:18 PM PDT

Description

The only reason I noticed this was because of the ants tending to it. On Coast Live Oak (Quercus agrifolia)

Mottled Acorn Gall Wasp - Photo (c) 2010 Judy McBride, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Mottled Acorn Gall Wasp (Callirhytis carmelensis)
Added on September 22, 2021
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What

Fimbriate Gall Wasp (Andricus opertus)

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 18, 2021 09:45 AM PDT

Description

On Scrub Oak - this is the first time I've seen anything like this one @merav !

Fimbriate Gall Wasp - Photo (c) Kirsten Prior, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Fimbriate Gall Wasp (Andricus opertus)
Added on September 20, 2021
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What

Turkey Tangle Frogfruit (Phyla nodiflora)

Observer

naturesarchive

Date

September 19, 2021 08:08 AM PDT
Turkey Tangle Frogfruit - Photo (c) curiousgeorge61, all rights reserved, uploaded by curiousgeorge61
merav's ID: Turkey Tangle Frogfruit (Phyla nodiflora)
Added on September 20, 2021
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Observer

naturesarchive

Date

September 19, 2021 11:38 AM PDT

Description

On arroyo willow

Pontania - Photo (c) Franco Folini, some rights reserved (CC BY)
merav's ID: Genus Pontania, a member of Common Sawflies (Family Tenthredinidae)
Added on September 19, 2021
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What

True Bugs (Suborder Heteroptera)

Observer

sandralamberts

Date

December 14, 2015 08:12 AM CET
True Bugs - Photo (c) WonGun Kim, all rights reserved
merav's ID: True Bugs (Suborder Heteroptera)
Added on September 18, 2021
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What

Scarabs, Stag Beetles and Allies (Superfamily Scarabaeoidea)

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

November 17, 2017 09:13 AM EST

Description

bird food

Beetles - Photo (c) Scott Camazine, all rights reserved
merav's ID: Beetles (Order Coleoptera)
Added on September 18, 2021
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What

Western Hardwood Sulphur Shelf (Laetiporus gilbertsonii)

Observer

cchaney

Date

December 8, 2018 12:36 PM PST
Western Hardwood Sulphur Shelf - Photo (c) Jason Hollinger, some rights reserved (CC BY)
merav's ID: Western Hardwood Sulphur Shelf (Laetiporus gilbertsonii)
Added on September 17, 2021
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What

Winged and Once-winged Insects (Subclass Pterygota)

Observer

ahaislip

Date

February 5, 2019 12:10 PM PST

Description

Spotted this little one on my way to lunch. Lucky for it I wasn’t a bird!

Winged and Once-winged Insects - Photo (c) dhfischer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Winged and Once-winged Insects (Subclass Pterygota)
Added on September 17, 2021
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What

Scentless Plant Bugs (Family Rhopalidae)

Observer

flecksy

Date

July 22, 2021 12:57 PM CDT
Scentless Plant Bugs - Photo (c) Felix Fleck, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Scentless Plant Bugs (Family Rhopalidae)
Added on September 15, 2021
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What

Tent Caterpillar Moths (Genus Malacosoma)

Observer

teellbee

Date

May 16, 2021 01:59 PM PDT

Description

Gall was rather pretty - shiny gold flecks

Tent Caterpillar Moths - Photo (c) blake hendon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
merav's ID: Tent Caterpillar Moths (Genus Malacosoma)
Added on September 15, 2021
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

aspawesome

Date

September 11, 2021 09:36 AM PDT
Leptoglossus zonatus - Photo (c) jmanuelgbasurto, all rights reserved
merav's ID: Leptoglossus zonatus, a member of Leaf-footed Bugs (Family Coreidae)
Added on September 15, 2021
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

darla_olender

Date

September 11, 2021 09:37 AM PDT
Leptoglossus zonatus - Photo (c) jmanuelgbasurto, all rights reserved
merav's ID: Leptoglossus zonatus, a member of Leaf-footed Bugs (Family Coreidae)
Added on September 15, 2021
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Observer

ellaolender

Date

September 11, 2021 09:37 AM PDT
Leptoglossus zonatus - Photo (c) jmanuelgbasurto, all rights reserved
merav's ID: Leptoglossus zonatus, a member of Leaf-footed Bugs (Family Coreidae)
Added on September 15, 2021
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Observer

damontighe

Date

April 26, 2019 10:38 AM PDT
Rhopalomyia baccharis - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY)
merav's ID: Rhopalomyia baccharis, a member of Gall Midges (Subfamily Cecidomyiinae)
Added on September 13, 2021
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Photos / Sounds

What

Winged and Once-winged Insects (Subclass Pterygota)

Observer

tort0ise

Date

May 25, 2019 11:10 AM PDT

Description

Gal on same branch. Moth? Is s plant with 1 gal more susceptible to other? 0f same type? Different?

Rhopalomyia baccharis - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY)
merav's ID: Rhopalomyia baccharis, a member of Gall Midges (Subfamily Cecidomyiinae)
Added on September 13, 2021
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What

Winged and Once-winged Insects (Subclass Pterygota)

Observer

browntrekker

Date

May 11, 2021 08:38 AM PDT
Rhopalomyia baccharis - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY)
merav's ID: Rhopalomyia baccharis, a member of Gall Midges (Subfamily Cecidomyiinae)
Added on September 13, 2021
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What

Asian Clam (Corbicula fluminea)

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

September 11, 2021 02:23 PM PDT
Asian Clam - Photo (c) heather_platt, all rights reserved
merav's ID: Asian Clam (Corbicula fluminea)
Added on September 13, 2021
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What

Asian Clam (Corbicula fluminea)

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

September 11, 2021 02:23 PM PDT
Corbicula - Photo (c) Valter Jacinto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
merav's ID: Genus Corbicula, a member of Basket Clams (Family Cyrenidae)
Added on September 13, 2021
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