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.

Spiders

 

Spotted Orbweaver

 

Trashline Orbweaver - Cyclosa turbinata
Western Spotted Orbweaver - Neoscona oaxacensis
Spotted Orbweaver - Neoscona crucifera
Orb Weaver - Metepeira spinipes
Jeweled Araneus - Araneus gemma
Banded Garden Spider - Argiope rifasciata
Wolf Spider - Schizocosa mccooki
flower spider - Misumenops sp.
Whitebanded Crab Spider - Misumenoides formosipes ♀♂
Crab Spider - Mecaphesa californica
Green Lynx Spider - Peucetia viridans
Lynx Spider - Hamataliwa grisea
jumping spider - Salticidae sp.
Jumping Spider - Sassacus vitis
Jumping Spider - Phidippus californicus
Jumping Spider - Mexigonas morosus
Bold Jumper - Phidippus audax
funnel weaver - sp.
longjawed orbweaver - Tetragnatha sp.
Sac Spider - Trachelas pacificus
Western Black Widow - Latrodectus hesperus
Brown Widow - sp. -- non-native ♀♂
House Spider - Achearanea tepediorum

 

 

Ticks

Pacific Coast Tick

 

Pacific Coast Tick - Dermacentor occidentalis
Western black-legged Tick - Ixodes pacificus