6
taxa
1 plant
4 insects
1 arachnid
8
life list firsts

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What

Striped Coralroot Corallorhiza striata

Observer

mpenuelas

Date

April 4, 2012 10:42 AM PDT

Description

This Coralroot orchid had some sort of wasp I've made a separate observation for that appeared to have pollen sacks stuck to it's back.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Striped Coralroot Corallorhiza striata

Observer

mpenuelas

Date

April 4, 2012 10:48 AM PDT

Description

One a few in this section of the trail. Been there for a few weeks-ish.

Photos / Sounds

What

Variable Checkerspot Euphydryas chalcedona

Observer

mpenuelas

Date

April 4, 2012 10:52 AM PDT

Description

A pair of caterpillars on the picture that is the primary one were across the trail from one on another plant. Not sure what sort they were but they didn't appear to be eating either of the plants they were perched on.

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What

Spider Mites Family Tetranychidae

Observer

mpenuelas

Date

April 4, 2012

Description

Small reddish bug we found on the side of the trail.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cicadas Family Cicadidae

Observer

mpenuelas

Date

April 4, 2012

Description

Some sort of cicada shell.

Insects

Photos / Sounds

What

Insects Class Insecta

Observer

mpenuelas

Date

April 4, 2012

Description

Some sort of insect perched on a Striped Coralroot (Corallorhiza striata) with pollen sacks stuck to its back. Credit to Mattias Lanas.

Photos / Sounds

What

Katydid Pterophylla camellifolia

Observer

mpenuelas

Date

April 4, 2012

Description

Two small katydids of some sort on different leaves of the same sage plant. Credit to Mattias Lanas.