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Gopher Snake Pituophis catenifer

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pjtorres

Date

March 28, 2015 05:34 PM PDT

Description

Road kill

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Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

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emersoncat

Date

March 26, 2015 09:00 PM PDT

Description

found a couple of feet off the ground on a wall near trash dumpster. Possibly going after insects attracted to a nearby light.

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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ctwothree

Date

February 19, 2015 10:38 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found at visitor center at Baldwin hills scenic overlook. Relocated to greenhouse area.

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Inchworms Family Geometridae

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nhm_nature

Date

March 22, 2015 03:14 PM PDT

Description

Observation and photo by Annette Morasch, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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Spotless Ladybird Beetle Cycloneda sanguinea

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nhm_nature

Date

March 22, 2015 03:09 PM PDT

Description

Observation and photos by Annette Morasch, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

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nhm_nature

Date

March 22, 2015 03:08 PM PDT

Description

Observation and photos by Annette Morasch, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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Monarch Danaus plexippus

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nhm_nature

Date

March 22, 2015 02:20 PM PDT

Description

Observation and photo by Annette Morasch, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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Hover Fly Family Syrphidae

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nhm_nature

Date

March 22, 2015 03:03 PM PDT

Description

Observation and photo by Annette Morasch, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

March 22, 2015 11:42 AM PDT

Description

Observation and photo by Annette Morasch, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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Duskywings Genus Erynnis

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nhm_nature

Date

March 23, 2015 11:36 AM PDT

Description

Observation and photo by Annette Morash, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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Salt bush

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amandathebliss

Date

March 21, 2015 09:32 AM PDT

Description

Bolsa chica

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California buckwheat Eriogonum fasciculatum

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amandathebliss

Date

March 21, 2015 09:41 AM PDT

Description

Bolsa chica

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California sagebrush Artemisia californica

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amandathebliss

Date

March 21, 2015 10:28 AM PDT

Description

Bolsa chica

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Horehound Marrubium vulgare

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amandathebliss

Date

March 21, 2015 10:28 AM PDT

Description

Bolsa chica

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

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amandathebliss

Date

March 21, 2015 10:45 AM PDT

Description

Bolsa chica

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Amercan Coot Fulica americana

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cynthiahart144

Date

March 23, 2015 06:34 PM PDT

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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steviekgold

Date

March 23, 2015 10:47 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Fuzzy and black with orange coloring under the fuzz

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Black-bellied Slender Salamander Batrachoseps nigriventris

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steviekgold

Date

March 23, 2015 10:15 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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cwarren

Date

February 24, 2015 03:38 PM PST

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Date

March 21, 2015 05:06 PM PDT

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

March 8, 2015

Description

"This guy lives in the artificial lake at Lakeside Village in Culver City. The lake was once part of MGM backlot and now is home to urban wildlife. He has the red marks on his head so he must be an invasive turtle." - Cynthia Hart

Observation and photo by Cynthia Hart, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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Red flower

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stephgordi

Date

March 16, 2015

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mgronwold

Date

March 15, 2015 12:00 PM PDT

Place

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Description

I believe this is a male Garden Wolf Spider. It was only about 0.5 inches (1.2 cm) in length, which seems to be on the small side when compared to females.

This specimen was seen crawling on the front door of a house in Manhattan Beach, California USA.

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Miniature Lupine Lupinus bicolor

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vireo1929

Date

March 14, 2015 01:01 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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cynthiahart144

Date

March 14, 2015 01:14 PM PDT

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Skippers Family Hesperiidae

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

March 11, 2015 02:58 PM PDT

Description

Observation and photo by Annette Morasch, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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Garden Snail Helix aspersa

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ispy521

Date

March 12, 2015 08:23 AM PDT

Description

Mating Cornu aspersum

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Gulf Fritillary Agraulis vanillae

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

March 7, 2015

Description

"10441 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City near the LA River 3/8/15" - Annette Morasch

Observation and photos by Annette Morasch, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

March 7, 2015 04:43 PM PST

Description

"10441 Jefferson Blvd near the LA river." - Annette Morasch

Observation and photos by Annette Morasch, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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Leaf Beetles Family Chrysomelidae

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gnewman18

Date

March 11, 2015 11:07 AM PDT

Description

This beetle is colorful.