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Saturday, July 16, 2016

Insect Postings - Mother Nature's Backyard Blog


Southern California gardens are home to a number of interesting insects, from butterflies and bees to tiny wasps.  We try to feature these insects on our blog.  Below are the insects we've blogged about as of June, 2017.


Scientific Name
Common Name
Date
URL
Agapostemon (genus)
Metallic Green Bees
09/2012
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary butterfly
08/2015
Bombus vosnesenskii
Yellow-faced Bumble Bee
06/2014
Bombylidae (family)
Beeflies
06/2015
Cotinis mutabilis
Green Figeater Beetle
08/2013
Erynnis (genus)
Duskywing butterflies
05/2015
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
08/2016
Libellula saturata
Flame Skimmer Dragonfly
06/2017
Papilio rutulus
Western Tiger Swallowtail
07/2014
Poanes melane
Umber Skipper Butterfly
07/2016
Pyrgus albescens
White Checkered Skipper
09/2016
Sphex (genus)
Thread-waisted wasps
06/2016
Xylocopa varipuncta
Valley Carpenter Bee
04/2017
 

 

 

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