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Arthropods

Beetle Family Thumbnails:

Beetle families by scientific name   |   Beetle families by common name

Galls -- Cynipid Oak and Other Galls:
Described California Oak Gall Species Page
Undescribed California Oak Gall Species Page
All My California Cynipid Images
California Golden Oak Gall Images
California White Oak Gall Images
California Red Oak Gall Images
Del Puerto Canyon Blue Oak with Spectacular Numbers of Galls
Cynipid taxonomy used on this web site.

California Non-Oak Galls
Ithaca, NY, Spruce Galls and Adelgids
Some Gall-related Resources (especially California)

My Beetles:
Agyrtidae | Amphizoidae | Anamorphidae | Anthicidae | Anthribidae | Artematopodidae | Attelabidae | Bostrichidae | Bothrideridae | Brentidae | Buprestidae | Byrrhidae | Byturidae | Cantharidae | Carabidae | Cerambycidae | Cerylonidae | Chrysomelidae | Ciidae | Clambidae | Cleridae | Coccinellidae | Cryptophagidae | Cucujidae | Cupedidae | Curculionidae | Dascillidae | Dermestidae | Diphyllostomatidae | Dryopidae | Dytiscidae | Elateridae | Elmidae | Endomychidae | Erotylidae | Eucinetidae | Eucnemidae | Eulichadidae | Geotrupidae | Glaphyridae | Gyrinidae | Haliplidae | Heteroceridae | Histeridae | Hydraenidae | Hydrophilidae | Kateretidae | Laemophloeidae | Lampyridae | Latridiidae | Leiodidae | Lucanidae | Lycidae | Melandryidae | Meloidae | Melyridae | Monotomidae | Mordellidae | Mycetophagidae | Mycteridae | Nitidulidae | Nosodendridae | Noteridae | Oedemeridae | Passalidae | Passandridae | Phalacridae | Phengodidae | Pleocomidae | Prostomidae | Psephenidae | Ptiliidae | Ptilodactylidae | Ptinidae | Pyrochroidae | Rhipiceridae | Rhysodidae | Ripiphoridae | Scarabaeidae | Scirtidae | Scraptiidae | Silphidae | Silvanidae | Sphindidae | Staphylinidae | Stenotrachelidae | Synchroidae | Tenebrionidae | Tetratomidae | Throscidae | Trachypachidae | Trogidae | Trogossitidae | Zopheridae

Arthropod Orders:

Insects: Blattodea | Coleoptera | Dermaptera | Diptera | Ephemeroptera | Grylloblattodea | Hemiptera | Hymenoptera | Isoptera | Lepidoptera | Mantodea | Mecoptera | Megaloptera | Microcoryphia | Neuroptera | Odonata | Orthoptera | Phasmatodea | Phthiraptera | Plecoptera | Psocoptera | Raphidioptera | Siphonaptera | Thysanoptera | Trichoptera | Zygentoma

Not insects: Acari | Araneae | Collembola | Diplura | Opiliones | Scorpiones | Solifugae

California Arthropods by County:
Alameda | Alpine | Butte | Calaveras | Contra Costa | Del Norte | El Dorado | Fresno | Glenn | Humboldt | Imperial | Inyo | Kern | Lassen | Los Angeles | Marin | Mariposa | Mendocino | Mono | Monterey | Napa | Nevada | Riverside | Sacramento | San Benito | San Bernardino | San Diego | San Joaquin | San Luis Obispo | San Mateo | Santa Clara | Santa Cruz | Shasta | Sierra | Solano | Sonoma | Stanislaus | Tuolumne | Ventura
California Arthropods by Region:
San Francisco Bay Area | Southern California


Vertebrates
Amphibians | Birds | Reptiles | Mammals


Locations

Angelo Coast Range Reserve | Anthony Chabot Regional Park | Big Creek Reserve | Black Diamond Mines Regional Park | Blue Oak Ranch Reserve | Briones Regional Park | Coyote Hills Regional Park | Del Valle Regional Park | Ithaca | Knowland Park | Lake Merritt | Las Trampas Regional Park | Morgan Territory Regional Park | Mt Diablo State Park | Pacific House | Redwood Regional Park | San Leandro | Sagehen Creek Field Station | Sunol Regional Park

Arizona | California | Florida | Nevada | New Mexico | New York | Oregon | Utah | Washington


Trips

2016: August 23 - Sept 1 Ithaca, New York
2016: August 6 - 15 Arizona, via southern California deserts
2016: July 7 - 13 Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, California
2016: June 18 - 20 El Dorado County, California
2016: June 11 - 14 Angelo Coast Range Reserve, Mendocino County, California
2016: May 23 - 30 Los Padres National Forest, Ventura County, California
2016: May 13 - 14 Clear Creek Management Area, San Benito County, California
2016: April 29 - May 1 Clear Creek Management Area, San Benito County, California
2016: March 25 - April 3 Southern desert regions, California
2015: August 20 - 24 San Luis Obispo and Santa Barabara Counties, California
2015: August 6 - 11 Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, California
2015: July 19 - 21 Solano and El Dorado Counties, California
2015: July 11 - 12 Monterey County, California
2015: June 13 - 22 Ithaca, New York
2015: June 7 - 9 El Dorado County, California
2015: May 28- 30 El Dorado County, California
2015: May 21- 23 Solano and Yolo Counties, California
2015: April 13 - 21 Southern desert regions, California
2015: March 23 - 29 Kern County, California
2014: July 12 - 22 Ithaca, New York
2014: July 1 - 6 Essig Museum 2014 Field Trip, Nevada and Sierra Counties, California
2014: June 5 - 8 Angelo Coast Range Reserve, Mendocino County, California
2014: March 28 - 30 Panoche Hills, Fresno County, California
2013: November 2 - 3 Riverside County, California
2013: October 12 - 14 Mendocino County, California
2013: July 23 - 28 Arizona
2013: June 19 - 30 Ithaca, New York
2013: May 29 - June 5 Kern and Tulare Counties, California
2013: March 25 - 31 San Luis Obispo and Kern Counties, California
2012: October 27 - 28 Butte County, California
2012: September 8 - 11 Whatcom County, Washington
2012: July 12 - 21 Ithaca, New York
2012: June 15 - 18 Angelo Coast Range Reserve, Mendocino County, California
2012: May 20 - 24 Essig Museum 2012 Field Trip, Mendocino and Glenn Counties, California
2011: May 14 - 18 Essig Museum 2011 Field Trip, Riverside County, California
2011: April 15 - 30 Southern California, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties
2010: August 9 - 18 Ithaca, New York
2010: July 11 - 16 Essig Museum 2010 Field Trip, Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, California
2010: May 30 - June 10 Whatcom County, Washington, and Shasta County, California
2010: April 21 - May 1 Kern Canyon, Southern Sierra Nevada Mtns, Mojave Desert; Kern and San Bernardino Counties
2009: August 6 - 13 Ithaca, New York
2009: July 7 - 17 Washington
2009: June 14 - 16 Sierra Nevada Mountains, Alpine and Calaveras Counties
2009: April 3 - 5 Hastings Natural History Reservation
2009: March 6 - 16 Southern California, mostly Anza-Borrego State Park
2009: Jan 30 - Feb 2 Southern California, San Diego and Riverside Counties
2008: October 18 - 29 Moorea, French Polynesia
2008: September 26 - 30 Arizona
2008: September 11 - 14 Sierra Nevada Mountains, Sierra County
2008: August 16 - 19 Sierra Nevada Mountains, Hwy 4 east and west of Ebbetts Pass
2008: July 19 - Aug 8 Ithaca, New York
2008: June 9 - 15 Essig Museum 2008 Field Trip, Del Norte and Humboldt Counties, California
2008: May 30 Sierra Nevada Mountains, Hwy 4 west of Ebbetts Pass
2008: May 7 - 11 Southern California, San Diego and Riverside Counties
2008: April 22 - 27 Angelo Coast Range Reserve, Mendocino County, California
2008: March 17 - 28 Southern California Desert
2008: March 5 - 9 Florida
2007: August 1 - 6 Humboldt County, California
2007: July 3 - 18 Ithaca, New York
2007: June 8 - 11 New Mexico
2007: May 6 - 13 Stillwater Mountains, Nevada


Quizzes:
Beetle Family Quiz 1   |   Beetle Family Quiz 1 with common names
Beetle Family Quiz 2   |   Beetle Family Quiz 2 with common names
Cynipid Gall Species Quiz


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