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.

Flies

 

Syrphid Fly

 

Mexican Cactus Fly - Copestylum mexicanum
Longhorn Cactus Fly - Odontoloxozus longicornis
Four-spotted Aphid Fly - Dioprosopa clavata
black-winged bee fly - sp.
bee fly – geron sp.
bee fly – villa sp.
bee fly - Anthracinae sp.
Bee Fly - Paravilla californica
drone fly – eristalis sp.
Drone Fly - Copestylum haagii
Longlegged Fly - Condylostylus longicornis  ♂
longlegged fly - Tachytrechus sp.♂
green bottle fly - Phaenicia sp.
Green Bottle Fly - Lucilia sericata
tachinid fly – archytas sp.
hover fly - sphaerophoria sp.
Bird Hover Fly - Eupeodes volucris
Hover Fly - Allograpta obliqua
Syrphid Fly - Dioprosopa clavata
Syrphid Fly - Eristalis stipulator
Syrphid Fly - Paragus haemorrhous
Syrphid Fly - Copestylum haagii
Syrphid Fly - Eristalinus taeniops -- non-native
non-biting midges - Chironomus group
Saw fly – Diprionidae sp.
fruit fly - Trupanea sp.
dark-winged fungus gnat – Sciaridae –sp.♀♂
African Fig Fly - Zaprionus indianus — non-native
Boatman Fly - Pogonortalis doclea -- non-native