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Observer

superjgrover

Date

April 28, 2016 07:09 AM PDT
Ornate Tiger Moth - Photo (c) Don Loarie, some rights reserved (CC BY)
icosahedron's ID: Ornate Tiger Moth (Grammia ornata)
Added on July 30, 2016. 0 people agree, 4 disagree

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Tussock Moths Subfamily Lymantriinae

Observer

superjgrover

Date

May 14, 2016 12:46 PM PDT
Tussock Moths - Photo (c) Roger C. Kendrick, all rights reserved, uploaded by Roger Kendrick
icosahedron's ID: Tussock Moths (Subfamily Lymantriinae)
Added on July 30, 2016.

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St. John's Wort Genus Hypericum

Observer

mirone

Date

July 28, 2016 09:54 AM PDT
St. John's Wort - Photo (c) randomtruth, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
icosahedron's ID: St. John's Wort (Genus Hypericum)
Added on July 30, 2016. 1 person agrees, 1 disagrees

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Coast Douglas-Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii

Observer

mirone

Date

July 28, 2016 10:22 AM PDT
Coast Douglas-Fir - Photo (c) Arthur Chapman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
icosahedron's ID: Coast Douglas-Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii)
Added on July 30, 2016. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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Observer

mirone

Date

July 28, 2016 11:32 AM PDT
Geometroidea - Photo (c) Dick, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
icosahedron's ID: Superfamily Geometroidea, a member of Butterflies and Moths (Order Lepidoptera)
Added on July 29, 2016. 1 person agrees, 2 disagree

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Polyommatinid Butterflies Tribe Polyommatini

Observer

aimeearmstrong

Date

July 28, 2016 10:25 AM PDT

Description

This small butterfly was flying near some dry grass along side a trail. There were other various butterflies in the vicinity as well. The diameter of this butterfly is roughly 1.5-2 cm across.

Camera: Canon EOS 60D

Acmon Blue - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
icosahedron's ID: Acmon Blue (Plebejus acmon)
Added on July 29, 2016. 0 people agree, 2 disagree

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Observer

robberfly

Date

July 27, 2016 01:54 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

White Mountain Butterfly Count
Note second shot - this genus "plays dead" once netted. Curls up it's abdomen. This is H. h. magnifica w/ it's extensive black scaling. It's range penetrates California from the east only in this area.

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Lustrous Copper Lycaena cupreus

Observer

robberfly

Date

July 27, 2016 10:09 AM PDT

Description

White Mountain Butterfly Count.

Lustrous Copper - Photo (c) Jeffrey Pippen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
icosahedron's ID: Lustrous Copper (Lycaena cupreus)
Added on July 28, 2016. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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Australian Tortoise Beetle Trachymela sloanei

Observer

tiwane

Date

July 27, 2016 11:01 AM PDT
Australian Tortoise Beetle - Photo (c) K Schneider, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by K Schneider
icosahedron's ID: Australian Tortoise Beetle (Trachymela sloanei)
Added on July 28, 2016. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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European Mantis Mantis religiosa

Observer

mirone

Date

July 19, 2016 10:34 AM PDT
European Mantis - Photo (c) Claudio, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
icosahedron's ID: European Mantis (Mantis religiosa)
Added on July 27, 2016. 2 people agree, 0 disagree

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Acmon Blue Plebejus acmon

Observer

mirone

Date

July 19, 2016 11:11 AM PDT
Acmon Blue - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
icosahedron's ID: Acmon Blue (Plebejus acmon)
Added on July 27, 2016. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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Thicket Hairstreak Callophrys spinetorum

Observer

robberfly

Date

July 26, 2016 01:01 PM PDT

Description

I finally saw this species a few years back w/ @kueda on one of the peaks at Mount Diablo. A lone, ratty hill-topper. Today I had 15 fresh individuals on Rabbitbush on my way up White Mountain.

Thicket Hairstreak - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
icosahedron's ID: Thicket Hairstreak (Callophrys spinetorum)
Added on July 26, 2016. 2 people agree, 0 disagree

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Blue Copper Lycaena heteronea

Observer

robberfly

Date

July 26, 2016 03:11 PM PDT

Description

Thought this was another female Blue Copper. the faint, central spots took it to Edith's. No, it's a female

Blue Copper - Photo (c) David Hofmann, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
icosahedron's ID: Blue Copper (Lycaena heteronea)
Added on July 26, 2016. 1 person agrees, 1 disagrees

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Aster Family Family Asteraceae

Observer

mattsprinkle

Date

July 25, 2016 09:58 PM PDT

Description

This plant was found under a shady oak tree. It has a thorny stem and flower. Tan, white, and purple flowers seem to appear on the same plant. This was one of the four plants found under the oak.

Italian thistle - Photo (c) Dawn Endico, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
icosahedron's ID: Italian thistle (Carduus pycnocephalus)
Added on July 26, 2016. 0 people agree, 1 disagrees

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Coastal Woodfern Dryopteris arguta

Date

July 25, 2016 11:02 PM PDT

Description

This fern had three main fronds and only one of them appeared to have been damaged. The fern was found in a semi-shady area where it was by a dry creek. I identified this fern using "Plants Of The San Francisco Bay Region Mendocino to Monterrey".

Coastal Woodfern - Photo (c) Joe Decruyenaere, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
icosahedron's ID: Coastal Woodfern (Dryopteris arguta)
Added on July 26, 2016. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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Northern Pacific Rattlesnake Crotalus oreganus ssp. oreganus

Observer

mirone

Date

July 21, 2016 11:29 AM PDT
Northern Pacific Rattlesnake - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
icosahedron's ID: Northern Pacific Rattlesnake (Crotalus oreganus ssp. oreganus)
Added on July 26, 2016. 4 people agree, 0 disagree

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Harlequin Bug Murgantia histrionica

Observer

hfabian

Date

July 23, 2016 09:41 AM PDT
Harlequin Bug - Photo (c) Ken Schneider, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by K Schneider
icosahedron's ID: Harlequin Bug (Murgantia histrionica)
Added on July 26, 2016. 2 people agree, 0 disagree

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Umber Skipper Poanes melane

Observer

hfabian

Date

July 22, 2016 11:47 AM PDT
Umber Skipper - Photo (c) Robert, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
icosahedron's ID: Umber Skipper (Poanes melane)
Added on July 24, 2016. 2 people agree, 1 disagrees

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Checkerspots Tribe Melitaeini

Observer

tiwane

Date

July 20, 2016 04:43 PM PDT
California Crescent - Photo (c) Bill Bouton, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
icosahedron's ID: California Crescent (Phyciodes orseis)
Added on July 23, 2016. 0 people agree, 1 disagrees

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American Lappet Moth Phyllodesma americana

Observer

loarie

Date

July 22, 2016 08:55 PM PDT
American Lappet Moth - Photo (c) Dick, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
icosahedron's ID: American Lappet Moth (Phyllodesma americana)
Added on July 23, 2016. 1 person agrees, 1 disagrees

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Common Wood Nymph Cercyonis pegala

Observer

direbecca

Date

July 17, 2016 11:56 AM PDT
Common Wood Nymph - Photo (c) David Hofmann, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
icosahedron's ID: Common Wood Nymph (Cercyonis pegala)
Added on July 23, 2016. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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Duskywings Genus Erynnis

Observer

direbecca

Date

July 17, 2016 12:07 PM PDT
Duskywings - Photo (c) Bill Bouton, some rights reserved (CC BY)
icosahedron's ID: Duskywings (Genus Erynnis)
Added on July 23, 2016. 2 people agree, 1 disagrees

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Hover Flies Family Syrphidae

Observer

suzrj

Date

July 22, 2016 09:59 AM PDT

Description

This hungry fellow paid no attention to me as he closely fed from wildflowers in our garden.

Hover Flies - Photo (c) Thomas Bresson, some rights reserved (CC BY)
icosahedron's ID: Hover Flies (Family Syrphidae)
Added on July 23, 2016. 4 people agree, 3 disagree

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Anise Swallowtail Papilio zelicaon

Observer

suzrj

Date

July 23, 2016 09:09 AM PDT

Description

Anise Swallowtail visited the garden this morning, feeding upon the Sweet William Catchfly.

Anise Swallowtail - Photo (c) Peter Prehn, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
icosahedron's ID: Anise Swallowtail (Papilio zelicaon)
Added on July 23, 2016. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

Observer

suzrj

Date

July 23, 2016 09:27 AM PDT

Description

Macro lens capture of the small Greenish Blue butterfly too far for a close up shot.

Gray Hairstreak - Photo (c) NatureShutterbug, all rights reserved, uploaded by Lynn Watson, Santa Barbara
icosahedron's ID: Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus)
Added on July 23, 2016. 1 person agrees, 1 disagrees

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Mariposa Copper Lycaena mariposa

Observer

loarie

Date

July 20, 2016 03:32 PM PDT
Mariposa Copper - Photo (c) Bill Bouton, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
icosahedron's ID: Mariposa Copper (Lycaena mariposa)
Added on July 23, 2016. 2 people agree, 1 disagrees

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Mariposa Copper Lycaena mariposa

Observer

tiwane

Date

July 20, 2016 04:39 PM PDT
Mariposa Copper - Photo (c) Bill Bouton, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
icosahedron's ID: Mariposa Copper (Lycaena mariposa)
Added on July 22, 2016. 1 person agrees, 1 disagrees

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Ruddy Copper Lycaena rubidus

Observer

robberfly

Date

July 22, 2016 06:12 PM PDT

Description

Pretty distinct with its "blank" ventral hind wing...

Ruddy Copper - Photo (c) Bill Bouton, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
icosahedron's ID: Ruddy Copper (Lycaena rubidus)
Added on July 22, 2016. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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Small Heliothodes Moth Heliothodes diminutiva

Observer

kueda

Date

May 8, 2016 02:27 PM PDT
Small Heliothodes Moth - Photo no rights reserved
icosahedron's ID: Small Heliothodes Moth (Heliothodes diminutiva)
Added on July 22, 2016. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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