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Common Invertebrates on the Nature Preserve

Insects

Ancient ant Hymenoptera
Antlions Neuroptera
Ants Hymenoptera
Aphid Homoptera
Back-swimmers Heteroptera
Bee flies Diptera
Black and yellow mud dauber wasps Hymenoptera
Black ants Hymenoptera
Bumble bee Hymenoptera

Picture courtesy of Allan Jones

Cabbage butterflies Lepidoptera
Caddisflies Trichoptera
California oakworm Lepidoptera
Carpenter ants Hymenoptera
Crane flies Diptera
Crickets Orthoptera
Damselflies Odonata
Deer flies Diptera
Dragonflies Odonata
Earwig Dermaptera
European honeybees Hymenoptera
Fleas Siphonaptera
Gall wasps Hymenoptera
Grasshoppers Orthoptera
Ground bees Hymenoptera
Honey bee Hymenoptera
House flies Diptera
Lady bird beetles Coleoptera
Longhorn beetles Coleoptera
Loopers or Inchworms Lepidoptera
Mayflies Edhemeroptera
Milkweed bug Heteroptera
Millers Lepidoptera
Monarch butterflies Lepidoptera
Mosquitoes Diptera
Mourning clock butterflies Lepidoptera
Painted Lady butterflies Lepidoptera
Paper wasps Hymenoptera
Pipevine swallowtail Lepidoptera

Picture courtesy of Allan Jones


Praying mantids Mantodea
Skippers Lepidoptera
Spittlebugs Homoptera
Squash bugs Heteroptera
Sulfur butterflies Lepidoptera
Termites Isoptera
Valley oak ant Hymenoptera
Water strides Heteroptera
Western Tiger Swallowtail Lepidoptera
Yellow jackets Hymenoptera


Picture courtesy of Gina Martin


Aracnids

Black Widow Araneida
Daddy long-legs Phalangida
Garden spider Araneida
Wolf spiders Araneida
Wood/dog tick Acarina

Crustaceans

Crayfish Decapoda
Sow bugs/Rollie pollies Isopoda

Mollusks

Freshwater clams Unionoida
Garden snail 
Water snail

Annelids

Earthworms
Leeches


Picture courtesy of CCNP visitor