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Western Black Widow Latrodectus hesperus

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ljefe

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June 27, 2015 03:53 PM PDT

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Fog-belt Bumble Bee Bombus caliginosus

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naturerocks

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June 27, 2015 03:00 PM PDT

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Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

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lachmo

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June 25, 2015 03:02 PM PDT

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Common Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

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photon-hog

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June 23, 2015

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Tarantula Hawks and Allies Subfamily Pepsinae

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kcastaneda

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June 19, 2015 01:30 PM PDT

Description

There were a few flying around the milkweed.

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Stink Bugs Family Pentatomidae

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photon-hog

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June 11, 2015

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Flies Order Diptera

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pataxte

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June 11, 2015 12:28 PM PDT

Description

Emerged after rain in garden-- teeming w/ these small silver colored flies

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Insects Class Insecta

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yunkim

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June 1, 2015 08:12 PM PDT

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California Seahare Aplysia californica

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jstark918

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June 3, 2015 04:52 PM PDT

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Some kind of sea slug type creature we found washed up on the beach in Santa Barbara, CA

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Seven-spotted Ladybird Coccinella septempunctata

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natalie4

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March 14, 2015

Description

Lots of ladybugs washing up on the beach.

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Insects Class Insecta

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yrhe

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June 3, 2015 12:41 PM PDT

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California Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis ssp. californicus

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kcastaneda

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May 25, 2015

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

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kcastaneda

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May 25, 2015

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California Quail Callipepla californica

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kcastaneda

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May 22, 2015

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The male of a pair- just hatched babies are under the sage brush.

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Yellow Garden Slug Limacus flavus

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kcastaneda

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May 20, 2015

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White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

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photon-hog

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May 25, 2015

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Garibaldi Hypsypops rubicundus

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kcastaneda

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May 25, 2015

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Woodlouse Spider Dysdera crocata

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kcastaneda

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May 23, 2015
Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

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in2thejungle

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May 21, 2015 04:01 PM PDT
Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

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in2thejungle

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May 21, 2015 03:43 PM PDT

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

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kcastaneda

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May 18, 2015
Protozoans

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Protozoans Kingdom Protozoa

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kcastaneda

Date

May 21, 2015

Description

I needed greater magnification to see the hairlike projections and something to slow it down would've been helpful. This is pond water. I looked at it with an Aquatic Biologist who also pointed out ditoms, fly larvae, and spirogyra. We identified it as a ciliata.

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Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus

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kcastaneda

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May 20, 2015

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Baja California Treefrog Pseudacris hypochondriaca

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kcastaneda

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May 22, 2015

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Dentate Stink Beetle Eleodes dentipes

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kcastaneda

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May 21, 2015

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Pacific Gopher Snake Pituophis catenifer ssp. catenifer

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kcastaneda

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May 18, 2015

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Nuttall's Scrub Oak Quercus dumosa

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ptmcintyre

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May 16, 2015 11:40 AM HST

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Confirmed by examination of trichomes and comparison with herbarium specimens of Quercus dumosa and Quercus berberidifolia.

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Dancers Genus Argia

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photon-hog

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May 18, 2015

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Orbweavers Family Araneidae

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photon-hog

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May 18, 2015

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Ten-lined June Beetle Polyphylla decemlineata

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May 18, 2015