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Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Found him in the bathroom near the summit. This was a cool looking moth. This link supports my reason. . .hopefully.

http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=981&state=CA

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What

California Poppy Eschscholzia californica

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

This was growing in the same sandy area where the purple flowers were in.

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What

Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

These were growing only near the summit. They were only growing near that sandy area where the tables are.

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What

Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

These were common throughout out the park too.

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What

Coastal Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica ssp. californica

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

This guy was trying to get in our cars.

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What

Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Not sure what this is but it was growing by one of the picnic areas

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Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Found this by the Jerusalem crickets. This was about half a foot long.

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What

Jerusalem Crickets Genus Stenopelmatus

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Just another guy I found.

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What

Northwest Forest Scorpion Uroctonus mordax

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

This was the last scorpion I found today. Found by the Jerusalem cricket and black widow.

Insects

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What

Insects Class Insecta

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

I found these guys in a lot of places. Is it a type of cricket?

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What

Western Black Widow Latrodectus hesperus

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Found this under a rock.

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What

Jerusalem Crickets Genus Stenopelmatus

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

These guys became more common the higher up we went. What happened to just the regular Jerusalem cricket? Was there a taxon change?

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Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

I'm pretty sure this is a type of flower. This was common like crazy.

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What

Shelf Fungi Order Polyporales

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

To colorful to be a turkey tail.

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What

California Timema Timema californicum

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Found this guy in the bathroom by the junction center where the north gate entrance was by.

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What

Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Probably the same species as the other purple flower observation I posted.

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What

Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Found a few of these guys throughout the park.

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What

Clover Genus Trifolium

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Found in quite a few places.

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What

Long-beaked Stork's Bill Erodium botrys

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

These were also very common. But only near the Rock City bathrooms.

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What

Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

These were also very common.

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What

Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

These were really common throughout the park.

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What

Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Found right by the third scorpion. Not sure what type of moth it is but I know it's a moth. Could it be an owlet moth?

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What

Northwest Forest Scorpion Uroctonus mordax

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Another big one. Found under a rock by the bathrooms by the Rock City parking lot.

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What

Northwest Forest Scorpion Uroctonus mordax

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

The second one I found. I accidentally kicked over a log and found this guy. I thought it was a herp at first because of how big it was.

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What

Shield Lichens Genus Parmelia

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Was found all over the sandstone rocks.

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What

Coast Range Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis ssp. bocourtii

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

I thought it was a sagebrush lizard but looking closely at its legs revealed it was a coast range fence lizard. . .sadly.

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What

California Slender Salamander Batrachoseps attenuatus

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

This was the only salamander and amphibian I found. I wish I was able to find more but no luck.

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What

Northwest Forest Scorpion Uroctonus mordax

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

The first one I found today. Man these were pretty common.

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What

Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Found on the same tree where the fungus was.

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What

Shelf Fungi Order Polyporales

Observer

dominic

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Found this on the tree in Rock City by where I was repelling.