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Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

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damontighe

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July 5, 2015 06:46 PM PDT
Ray-finned Fishes

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Ray-finned Fishes Class Actinopterygii

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damontighe

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July 6, 2015 07:56 PM PDT

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Clam Worm Alitta succinea

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damontighe

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July 6, 2015 06:25 PM PDT

Description

Found in mussels under boathouse dock

Arachnids

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Arachnids Class Arachnida

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damontighe

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July 5, 2015 05:35 PM PDT

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

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heathermarie

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July 6, 2015 08:36 PM PDT

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Domestic Duck Anas platyrhynchos ssp. domesticus

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heathermarie

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July 6, 2015 08:29 PM PDT

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Bunya Pine Araucaria bidwillii

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heathermarie

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July 6, 2015 08:17 PM PDT

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Sauces, álamos y parientes Family Salicaceae

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heathermarie

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July 6, 2015 08:13 PM PDT

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Willow?

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Roses Genus Rosa

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heathermarie

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July 6, 2015 08:11 PM PDT

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Australian Tea Tree Leptospermum laevigatum

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heathermarie

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July 6, 2015 07:48 PM PDT

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Torrey Pine Pinus torreyana

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austinehrhardt

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July 6, 2015

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Torrey Pine Pinus torreyana

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austinehrhardt

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July 6, 2015

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European Paper Wasp Polistes dominula

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tiwane

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July 5, 2015 12:01 PM PDT

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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emmarkg

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July 5, 2015 08:48 PM PDT

Description

Group of about 10 large white Pelicans on the shore of lake meritt

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Coast Live Oak Quercus agrifolia

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kueda

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July 5, 2015 03:26 PM PDT

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bigleaf maple Acer macrophyllum

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kueda

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July 5, 2015 02:10 PM PDT

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Kellogg's yampah Perideridia kelloggii

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kueda

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July 5, 2015 03:15 PM PDT

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Yampah?

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Lace Lichen Ramalina menziesii

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kueda

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July 5, 2015 02:53 PM PDT
Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

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markham

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July 5, 2015 01:40 PM PDT

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Horticultural

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Fly Death Fungus Entomophthora muscae

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damontighe

Date

July 5, 2015 01:18 PM PDT

Description

a few months ago I brought home a Entomophthora muscae infected house fly from Point Reyes to photography and study and to see if it could infect the fruit flies as I had read.
http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1373764
Well it appears the Entomophthora muscae has taken up residence with my fruit fly population. yes!

Insects

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Insects Class Insecta

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ore

Date

July 4, 2015 12:15 PM PDT

Description

Some kind of lady beetle landed on my arm. It's biting me. Am I feeding a native or non-native?

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Pacific Spiketail Cordulegaster dorsalis

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kueda

Date

July 3, 2015 04:47 PM PDT

Description

I saw this species perched further up hill a few weeks ago and was a bit perplexed because I doubted the stream was running, but lo and behold the stream is running, and I saw 4-5 of these beauties patrolling it. Photographing flying dragonflies under forest canopy is sort of impossible, thus: action shot.

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California Lancetooth Haplotrema minimum

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kueda

Date

July 3, 2015 04:37 PM PDT

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kueda

Date

July 3, 2015 04:29 PM PDT

Description

After finding L. gracile at Briones earlier this week, I figured I'd check some more creeks to see if that was the common species in the East Bay. Turns out these are really common in the stretch of San Leandro Creek that runs through Huckleberry Botanic Preserve.

I also tried to check out the part of Redwood Creek that cuts through Chabot by the Horseshoe / Grass Valley trailhead, but that part is almost entirely closed in by vegetation, and where it's not it was both dry, surrounded by eucalyptus, and didn't seem to have any rocks, so not great Ligidium habitat.

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Sharpshooters Genus Draeculacephala

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damontighe

Date

April 30, 2010

Description

Green Sharp Shooter (Draeculacephala minerva) was from a population Rodrigo Almeida at UC Berkeley maintained and the original population came from from insects that were wild-caught in and around Berkeley, CA. The sharp shooter was dissected to remove the bacteriome and then I gently smashed the bacteriome on a slide to release the symbionts. Single bacterial cells were captured with a micromanipulator on an inverted scope. Sulcia cells were amplified and we recovered a full genome back form a single bacterial cell.
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0010314

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damontighe

Date

April 30, 2010

Description

Green Sharp Shooter (Draeculacephala minerva) was from a population Rodrigo Almeida at UC Berkeley maintained and the original population came from from insects that were wild-caught in and around Berkeley, CA. The sharp shooter was dissected to remove the bacteriome and then I gently smashed the bacteriome on a slide to release the symbionts. Single bacterial cells were captured with a micromanipulator on an inverted scope. Sulcia cells were amplified and we recovered a full genome back form a single bacterial cell.
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0010314

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California Spikenard Aralia californica

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kueda

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July 3, 2015 04:11 PM PDT

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Twinberry Lonicera involucrata

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kueda

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July 3, 2015 05:49 PM PDT

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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heathermarie

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July 3, 2015 04:33 PM PDT