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Elfin Forest Snail Medley


Non-native Arthropods of the Elfin Forest

Order Dermaptera

Pincers weak & mostly harmless

European Earwig ● 0.75", females care for young
Ring-legged Earwig ● 0.75", also from Europe

Order Hymenoptera

Argentine Ant ●● Small, common household pest. Could cause the extripation of the Coast horned lizard by eliminating its food source - native ants.

Order Diptera - Butterflies

Anise Swallowtail All these came with their host plants
Cabbage White and may depart if the plants are removed
Umber Skipper from the local environment.
  ● = non-native species
●● = invasive non-native species which is or has the potential to negatively impact the native species of the Elfin Forest.