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.

Wasps

 

Mason Wasp

 

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber - Sceliphron caementarium
Great Golden Digger Wasp - Sphex ichneumons
Red-tailed Spider Hunter - Tachypompilus unicolor
Thread-waisted Wasp - Prionyx thomae
Grass-carrying Wasp - Isodontia elegans
Blue Mud Wasp - Chalybion californicum
Mason Wasp - Euodynerus hidalgo hidalgo
mason wasp - Stenodynerus sp.
Mason Wasp - Parancistrocerus declivitous
Mason Wasp - Euodynerus hidalgo viereckii
mason wasp - Euodynerus sp.
square-headed wasp - Ectemnius sp.
square-headed wasp - Larropsis sp.
crabronid wasp - Cerceris sp.
sphecid wasp - Tachysphex sp.
sphecid wasp - Cerceris sp.
Chalcidid Wasp - Contra amoena
eulophid wasp - sp.
cuckoo wasp - sp.
Golden Polistes - Polistes fuscatus
sand wasp - Microbembex sp.
Western Sand Wasp - Bembix americana
Yellow Jacket - Vespula pensylvanica
tarantula hawk - pepsis sp.
ichneumon wasp - sp.
ichneumon wasp - sp.
ichneumon wasp - sp.
ichneumon wasp - Agathidinae sp.
ichneumonid wasp - Lathrostizus sp.
ichneumon wasp - Campopleginae sp.
braconid wasp - Microgastrinae sp.
chalcid wasp - Pteromalidae sp.
velvet ant  - Sphaeropthalminae sp.