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Observer

mcduck

Date

July 27, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

69mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
ID at BOLD by Lawrence F. Gall. 2011GM-0891.
Specimen page at BOLD.

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What

Yellow-veined Moth Microtheoris ophionalis

Observer

mcduck

Date

September 13, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

12.6mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
ID confirmed by Maury J. Heiman @ BugGuide.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mcduck

Date

June 21, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

23mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MB trap (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Maury J. Heiman @ BugGuide, & 100% DNA match at BOLD to Euchromius ocelleus. 2011GM-0643.
Specimen page at BOLD.

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What

Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

Observer

mcduck

Date

August 16, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

about 25mm wingspan, ♀. Seen on mallow in our garden (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID confirmed by Ron Hemberger @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

October 27, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

21.4mm wingspan. Came to black light/MV trap. (live oak/chaparral habitat). Genus ID by Dave Ruiter @ BugGuide.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mcduck

Date

June 29, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~15mm length. Seen in our yard (
live oak/chaparral habitat).

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Observer

mcduck

Date

February 15, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~2mm length. Seen on the lip of a flower pot in our garden. (live oak/chaparral habitat). Genus ID by O.A. Popovici via v belov @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

August 16, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~8mm length. Seen on a succulent in our garden. Live oak/chaparral habitat. ID by John S. Ascher @ BugGuide.

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What

Eurytomidae s Family Eurytomidae

Observer

mcduck

Date

September 13, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~3mm length. This tiny wasp was investigating the acorns on our live oak trees. Family ID by edward trammel & Ross Hill @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

March 26, 2006

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~8mm length. Saw this guy mid-afternoon in our yard on Ceanothus. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by John S. Ascher @ BugGuide.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mcduck

Date

November 5, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

7.5mm length. Came to black light/MV trap. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Andy Hamilton @ BugGuide.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mcduck

Date

May 20, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~8mm total length. Found this guy on our driveway. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Andy Hamilton @ BugGuide.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mcduck

Date

November 5, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

3.8mm length. Came to black light/MV trap. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Andy Hamilton @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

February 26, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~3mm total length. Seen on Argyranthemum frutescens in our garden. (live oak/chaparral habitat). Genus ID by Matthias Buck @ BugGuide.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mcduck

Date

March 24, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~14mm length, ♀. Saw this guy around mid-day in our yard on Ceanothus
(live oak/chaparral habitat). Genus ID by Martin Hauser @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

April 20, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~10mm total length. ♀. Came to black light. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Matt Bertone @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

October 16, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~5mm length. Seen in our garden (live oak/chaparral habitat).

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Observer

mcduck

Date

June 15, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

15mm length. Found in our garden. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Blaine Mathison @ BugGuide.

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What

Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 14, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 14, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Coast Range Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis ssp. bocourtii

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 12, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

California Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 9, 2014 12:54 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

mcduck

Date

April 26, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~3mm total length. ID confirmed by Blaine Mathison @ BugGuide.

Photos / Sounds

What

Fremont's Deathcamas Toxicoscordion fremontii

Observer

mcduck

Date

March 10, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Live Oak/Chaparral habitat.

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What

Osprey Pandion haliaetus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

awolfrum

Date

July 19, 2014 06:03 PM PDT

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What

California Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata ssp. multicarinata

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 15, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Brewer's willow Salix breweri

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

April 7, 2014

Description

This mature willow was observed growing in the floodplain of the riparian zone. Its height was about three meters. The entire leaves are lanceolate and about seven cm long. Catkins had apparently appeared before leaves.

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Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

April 7, 2014

Description

This Juncus was seen at the edge of the Coast redwood forest along a small drainage swale. Plant height is 90 cm, and the inflorescence is non-terminal and somewhat diffuse. The dark brown stem diameter is 2.3 mm above the sheaf.

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What

wood ferns Genus Dryopteris

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

April 7, 2014

Description

Seen in the understory of this oak dominated riparian woodland.