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Tachinid Flies Family Tachinidae

Observer

kschnei

Date

August 13, 2019

Description

Caught in Malaise trap 10-17 August 2019, photo taken at California Academy of Sciences. Need to add better pic of wing veins, was not able to key this one successfully in MND with specimen in hand.

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kschnei

Date

August 13, 2019

Description

Caught in Malaise trap 10-17 August 2019, photos taken at California Academy of Sciences. Also posted to BG here:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1729460

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Woodpecker Flies Genus Medetera

Observer

kschnei

Date

August 13, 2019

Description

Caught in Malaise trap 10-17 August 2019, photos taken at California Academy of Sciences.

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What

Woodpecker Flies Genus Medetera

Observer

kschnei

Date

August 13, 2019

Description

Caught in Malaise trap 10-17 August 2019, photos taken at California Academy of Sciences.

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Observer

kschnei

Date

August 13, 2019

Description

Caught in Malaise trap 10-17 Aug 2019, photo taken at California Academy of Sciences. Also posted to BG here:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1729213

Obvious humeral and subcostal breaks, Sc is weak but parallels R1 and seems to reach costa. Post-ocellar bristles are hard to see, may not be present, tibiae seem to lack preapical bristles

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What

Tachinid Flies Family Tachinidae

Observer

kschnei

Date

September 13, 2019 09:50 PM PDT

Description

Found at black light on a warm summer evening, collected, specimen photos taken at California Academy of Sciences. Also posted to BG here:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1728680

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kschnei

Date

May 25, 2019 10:16 AM PDT

Description

Found in pine duff, collected and reared in captivity, adult female.

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Minute Pirate Bugs Family Anthocoridae

Observer

kschnei

Date

September 10, 2019

Description

Caught in Malaise trap 7-14 September 2019, photos taken at California Academy of Sciences. Also posted to BG here:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1727550

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kschnei

Date

September 10, 2019

Description

Caught in Malaise trap 7-14 September 2019, photos taken at California Academy of Sciences.

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Observer

kschnei

Date

September 10, 2019

Description

Caught in Malaise trap 7-14 September 2019, photos taken at California Academy of Sciences. Tentative genus ID, also posted to BG here:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1727544

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What

Typical Leafhoppers Family Cicadellidae

Observer

kschnei

Date

September 10, 2019

Description

Caught in Malaise trap 7-14 September 2019, photos taken at California Academy of Sciences. Idiocerus? Also posted to BG here:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1727540

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kschnei

Date

September 13, 2019 09:42 PM PDT

Description

Found at black light on a warm summer evening, collected, specimen pics taken at California Academy of Sciences. Also posted to BG here:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1727507

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What

Twirler Moths Family Gelechiidae

Observer

kschnei

Date

September 13, 2019 09:45 PM PDT

Description

Found at a black light on a warm summer evening (daytime temps in 90s F in SF). Litini?

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What

Microcaddisflies Family Hydroptilidae

Observer

kschnei

Date

September 13, 2019 09:37 PM PDT

Description

Found at a black light on a warm summer evening (daytime temps in 90s F in SF). Likely the same species as this one I found at the same location and sent to an expert for ID:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1543548

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What

Cutworm Moths and Allies Family Noctuidae

Observer

kschnei

Date

September 13, 2019 09:36 PM PDT

Description

Found at a black light on a warm summer evening (daytime temps in 90s F in SF).

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Observer

kschnei

Date

September 13, 2019 09:34 PM PDT

Description

Found at a black light on a warm summer evening (daytime temps in 90s F in SF). Maybe cf intermixta? Also posted to BG here:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1727114

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Cixiid Planthoppers Family Cixiidae

Observer

kschnei

Date

September 13, 2019 09:33 PM PDT

Description

Found at a black light on a warm summer evening (daytime temps in 90s F in SF).

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What

Western Spotless Lady Beetle Cycloneda polita

Observer

kschnei

Date

September 13, 2019 09:29 PM PDT

Description

Found at a black light on a warm summer evening (daytime temps in 90s F in SF).

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Observer

kschnei

Date

August 13, 2019

Description

Caught in Malaise trap 10-17 August 2019. Photos taken at California Academy of Sciences.

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kschnei

Date

August 13, 2019

Description

Caught in Malaise trap 10-17 August 2019. Photos taken at California Academy of Sciences.

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kschnei

Date

August 13, 2019

Description

Caught in Malaise trap 10-17 August 2019, photo taken at California Academy of Sciences.

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What

Fruit Flies Family Tephritidae

Observer

kschnei

Date

August 13, 2019

Description

Caught in Malaise trap 10-17 August 2019, photo taken at California Academy of Sciences. Also posted to BG here:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1726328

Either Trupanea or one of the Tephritis with a Trupanea-like wing pattern? How many scutellar bristle are here and would you count the white setae at the apex of the scutellum as bristles or not? :)

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What

Fruit Flies Family Tephritidae

Observer

kschnei

Date

August 13, 2019

Description

Caught in Malaise trap 10-17 August 2019, photo taken at California Academy of Sciences. Also posted to BG here:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1726324

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kschnei

Date

August 13, 2019

Description

Caught in Malaise trap 10-17 August 2019, photo taken at California Academy of Sciences.

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kschnei

Date

August 13, 2019

Description

Caught in Malaise trap 10-17 August 2019, photo taken at California Academy of Sciences. Also posted to BG here:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1726320

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What

Non-biting Midges Family Chironomidae

Observer

kschnei

Date

September 11, 2019 09:49 PM PDT

Description

At black light on a relatively warm and calm summer evening. Collected, will add specimen pics later.

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Observer

kschnei

Date

September 11, 2019 09:23 PM PDT

Description

At black light on a relatively warm and calm summer evening. Also posted to BG here:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1726105

Cosmopterigidae?

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Gall and Forest Midges Family Cecidomyiidae

Observer

kschnei

Date

September 11, 2019 09:20 PM PDT

Description

At black light on a relatively warm and calm summer evening.

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What

California Pyrausta Moth Pyrausta californicalis

Observer

kschnei

Date

September 11, 2019 09:18 PM PDT

Description

At black light on a relatively warm and calm summer evening. Also posted to BG here:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1726103

P. californicalis?

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What

Knot-horn Moths Subfamily Phycitinae

Observer

kschnei

Date

September 11, 2019 08:43 PM PDT

Description

At black light on a relatively warm and calm summer evening. Phycitinae?

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