Bedewed stem of wild oats (Avena)
Bedewed post-mature blossom of rose clover
Wild oats (Avena)
Bedewed Clarkia (farewell-to-spring)
I have no idea what this caterpillar is.
Gall on wild rose
Tip of gall on wild rose. Exit hole?
Flower bud on wild rose
Bloom of miner's lettuce
Closeup of seed head of a dandelion-like flower
Bedewed seed head of a dandelion-like flower
Jumping spider on closed blossom of blue witch
I slipped a white diffuser behind the flower
An iris bloom. Sic transit gloria mundi.
Froth of spittle-bug larva on hedge nettle
Young bloom of (Italian?) thistle with crab spider
Columbine bloom with mating stink bugs (family Pentatomidae)
Stink bug (family Pentatomidae) on hedge nettle
This is a duskywing skipper in the genus Erynnis.
Most likely the mournful or funereal duskywing, but could be Pacuvius duskywing. These are notoriously hard to differentiate. It's a male, though, as you can tell by the angle at the "wrist" in the forewing.
Callimoxys, a long-horned beetle (cerambycid)
Look at those distally enlarged femurs, kind of a Popeye effect. I released it after its portrait session.
I released it after its portrait session.