The Gottlieb Native Garden

a california love story

The Gottlieb Native Garden is a flourishing ecosystem belonging to Susan and Dan Gottlieb, friends of flora and fauna and devoted environmental philanthropists. With more than 100 hand-selected plant species and hundreds of animal species, the backyard is a National Wildlife Federation-certified Backyard Wildlife Habitat and a Xerces Society-designated Pollinator Habitat.

Other Arthropods of Interest




green lacewing - Chrysopidae sp.
green lacewing - Chrysopidae sp.
beaded lacewing - Lomamyia sp.
Cochineal - Dactylopius coccus
Western Short-horn Walkingstick - Parabacillus hesperus
praying mantis - Mantida sp.
Broad-winged Katydid - Microcentrum rhombifolium
Mexican Bush Katydid - Scudderia mexicana
Pallid-winged Grasshopper - Trimerotropis pallidipennis
Western Stutter-trilling Cricket - Gryllus integer
House Cricket - Acheta domesticus — non-native
Tropical House Cricket - Gryllodes sigillatus — non-native ♀
jerusalem cricket - Stenopelmatus sp.
Argentine Ant - Linepithema humile -- non-native
coccoidea - Dactylopius Sp.
Brown Soft Scale - Coccus hesperidum
Mellon Aphid - Aphis gossypii
globular springtail - collembolan sp.
spittle bug - Cercopidae sp.
Blue Gum Psyllid - Ctenarytaina eucalypti -- non-native