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sea fig Genus Carpobrotus

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daveireland

Date

February 13, 2015 02:22 PM EST

Description

Along top of cliffs near Big Sur CA

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Purple Owl's Clover Castilleja exserta

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brodiemaxa

Date

February 25, 2015 02:34 PM PST

Description

Growing in open grassy slopes on the west side of the Santa Lucia Range with Lupinus sp. and Eschscholzia californica.

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April 28, 2015 12:09 PM PDT

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Santa Lucia Fir Abies bracteata

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msevans5

Date

April 1, 2015 12:59 PM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Brief description of what you observed

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Gastropods Class Gastropoda

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sea-kangaroo

Date

March 27, 2014 10:22 PM PDT

Description

In a redwood forest.

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Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii

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sea-kangaroo

Date

March 27, 2014 09:14 PM PDT

Description

In a redwood forest.

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abr

Date

April 3, 2015 03:47 PM PDT

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Santa Lucia Mountains Slender Salamander Batrachoseps luciae

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newt8686

Date

April 8, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

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California Banana Slug Ariolimax californicus

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newt8686

Date

April 8, 2015

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Monterey Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii ssp. eschscholtzii

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newt8686

Date

April 8, 2015

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blue dicks Dichelostemma capitatum

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christophe

Date

April 4, 2015 05:20 PM PDT

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baby-blue-eyes Nemophila menziesii

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christophe

Date

April 4, 2015 05:17 PM PDT

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leptonia

Date

February 17, 2015

Description

Seen while snorkeling in the channel between the two seastack islands.

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leptonia

Date

February 17, 2015

Description

Only one specimen found

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hedge nettles Genus Stachys

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benjifriedman

Date

February 16, 2015 10:40 AM PST

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Coast Range Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis ssp. bocourtii

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sullivanribbit

Date

February 11, 2015 11:42 AM PST

Description

On granite outcrop.

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Coast Range Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis ssp. bocourtii

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sullivanribbit

Date

February 11, 2015 01:07 PM PST

Description

Nearly every rocky outcrop on this west-facing slope had a fence lizard.

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kenkao

Date

December 29, 2014 03:06 PM PST

Description

Big sur national park, CA area

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Seep Monkeyflower Mimulus guttatus

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davidlowry

Date

April 30, 2005

Description

SDB population

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Pug Moths Tribe Eupitheciini

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gbentall

Date

February 19, 2014 09:42 AM PST

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Bramble Green Hairstreak Callophrys dumetorum

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kueda

Date

June 6, 2014 02:44 PM PDT

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Rural Skipper Ochlodes agricola

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kueda

Date

June 6, 2014 02:36 PM PDT

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kueda

Date

June 6, 2014 02:19 PM PDT

Description

I got to genus based on gestalt on BugGuide, and the fact that BG says Sphex specialize in katydids as hosts for their kids, and I observed at least one bury a katydid. There were many wasps in this area, which had sandy soil and abundant flowers nearby. Also seems like the only BG option in Sphex with a pure orange abdomen.

Much finer pics of the same species by, ironically, the *other* iNaturalist at http://bugguide.net/node/view/298393/bgimage

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California Sister Adelpha californica

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kueda

Date

June 6, 2014 01:48 PM PDT

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Northern Cloudywing Thorybes pylades

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kueda

Date

June 6, 2014 01:44 PM PDT

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Canyon Live Oak Quercus chrysolepis

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kueda

Date

June 6, 2014 12:49 PM PDT

Description

Just about the only one I spotted on the trail.

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Golden Hairstreak Habrodais grunus

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kueda

Date

June 6, 2014 12:45 PM PDT

Description

Lighter than Satyrium auretorum, and the latter apparently never holds its wings open. Sitting on its host, Quercus chrysolepis. Only 2-3 individuals seen, which is apparently unusual.

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Linanthus parviflorus Leptosiphon parviflorus

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kueda

Date

June 6, 2014 12:38 PM PDT

Description

Not sure there's another option that's this big and this glandular.

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Tarantulas Family Theraphosidae

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parobbert

Date

November 1, 2012

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california hairstreak Satyrium californica

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kueda

Date

June 6, 2014 12:14 PM PDT