|Female timema from oak tree, 3/14/15|
|Dangling male catkins of a coast live oak getting ready to release its pollen to the wind.|
Quercus agrifolia, 3/14/15
|Male dance fly with nuptial gift|
Empis sp., 3/14/15
|What do you think?|
Is that foam package empty or does it contain a bug bon-bon?
See Bug Guide for a discussion and Jack Owicki's great macro photograph of a dance fly found at the nearby Monte Bello Open Space Preserve.