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Rabbitbrush Hairy Bud Gall

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A tephritid fruit fly (Procecidochares sp.) induces galls covered with whitish pubescence on rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus nauseosus). The adult tephritid flies emerge in the late spring or early summer and mate soon afterward. Females oviposit one to six eggs in a … Continue reading

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Rabbitbrush Cotton Gall

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When the sky is blue, the air is chilly and autumn leaves are falling, I simply must get outdoors. Recently, on such a day Leonard and I went to Ash Creek (Lassen County CA). It was gorgeous, however, the wildflowers … Continue reading

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Juba Skipper

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A few weeks ago Leonard and I were at the Dan Ryan Meadow along Ash Creek (Lassen County CA) with friends. While everyone else fished I enjoyed myself photographing butterflies feeding on rabbitbtush (Chrysothamnus nauseosus). It was warm and late … Continue reading

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