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Moth Order Lepidoptera

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 31, 2015 01:42 PM PDT

Description

About 1" long. Oak woodlands.

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Checkerspots Tribe Melitaeini

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 31, 2015 02:28 PM PDT

Description

Attached in back to a twig and ready to start becoming a butterfly. We saw both Variable Checkerspots and Northern Checkerspots nearby today.

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 31, 2015 10:41 AM PDT

Description

Feeding on Indian Paintbrush (castilleja).

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gold-eye lichen Teloschistes chrysophthalmus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:10 AM PDT

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sea muilla Muilla maritima

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dgreenberger

Date

March 29, 2015 02:11 PM PDT

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dgreenberger

Date

March 29, 2015 02:08 PM PDT

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chaparral pea Pickeringia montana

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dgreenberger

Date

March 29, 2015 02:04 PM PDT

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dgreenberger

Date

March 29, 2015 01:49 PM PDT

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denseflower Indian paintbrush Castilleja densiflora

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

March 29, 2015 01:11 PM PDT

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Douglas' stitchwort Minuartia douglasii

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

March 29, 2015 01:01 PM PDT

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dwarf brodiaea Brodiaea terrestris ssp. terrestris

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

March 29, 2015 01:11 PM PDT

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dgreenberger

Date

March 29, 2015 02:23 PM PDT

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royal larkspur Delphinium variegatum ssp. variegatum

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

March 29, 2015 01:39 PM PDT

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dgreenberger

Date

March 29, 2015 12:58 PM PDT

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dgreenberger

Date

March 29, 2015 01:24 PM PDT

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variable linanthus Leptosiphon parviflorus

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

March 29, 2015 01:34 PM PDT

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Brodiaeas Genus Brodiaea

Observer

rappman

Date

March 30, 2015 08:56 PM PDT

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kschnei

Date

March 24, 2015

Description

Crustulina sticta (Theridiidae), male, swept from grasses, Foothills Park, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California - 24 March 2015. More images of the spider are here: http://bugguide.net/node/view/1049802

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Neon pixii

Observer

kschnei

Date

March 28, 2015

Description

Neon pixii male, sifted from oak leaf litter, Foothills Park, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California - 28 March 2015. More images of the spider are here:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/1050654

Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

gesley

Date

March 28, 2015 10:01 AM PDT

Description

White trumpet with pink stripe

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California Tiger Moth Leptarctia californiae

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 10:50 AM PDT

Description

About 3/4" long. Oak chapparal on hilltop.

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American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 04:04 PM PDT

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Mustards Family Brassicaceae

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kendrachan

Date

March 6, 2015 05:23 PM PST

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Live Oak Apple Gall Wasp Callirhytis quercuspomiformis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:50 AM PDT

Description

The second photo shows an acorn and leaves to make sure I've got the right oak.

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Pipestem Clematis Clematis lasiantha

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:02 AM PDT

Description

Near Pipestem Clematis - same thing, just going to seed pods?

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Western Star Flower Trientalis latifolia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:31 AM PDT

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Pipestem Clematis Clematis lasiantha

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:41 AM PDT

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Crimson Columbine Aquilegia formosa

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:23 AM PDT

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Star-flowered False Solomon's Seal Maianthemum stellatum

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:20 AM PDT

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hillside woodland star Lithophragma heterophyllum

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:18 AM PDT