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Notes on Insects of the San Francisco Bay Area

Tarantula Hawk
Tarantula Hawk - Pepsis pallidolimbata (Mount Diablo)

Tarantula Hawk
California Yellowjacket - Vespula sulphurea (Mount Diablo)

Devastating Grasshopper
Devastating Grasshopper - Melanoplus devastator (Sunol Regional Wilderness)

Long Horned Beetle
Long-horned Beetle - Prionus lecontei (Mines Road)

Mantis
Mantis

Jerusalem Cricket
Dark Jerusalem Cricket - Stenopelmatus fuscus (Sunol Regional Wilderness)

Cicadas

They are in order Hemiptera and super-family Cicadoidea. Some local species based on maps from Biogeography of the Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico by Allen F. Sanborn and Polly K. Phillip, in Diversity, April 2013.

Walking Sticks

They are in the order Phasmatodea. Some local species:

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