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dmarsh

Date

July 6, 2015 02:28 PM PDT

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funnel weavers Family Agelenidae

Observer

dmarsh

Date

July 6, 2015 02:19 PM PDT

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Orange Bush Monkeyflower Mimulus aurantiacus

Observer

dmarsh

Date

July 6, 2015 02:35 PM PDT

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Torrey Pine Pinus torreyana

Observer

austinehrhardt

Date

July 6, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

teachoutside

Date

July 2, 2015 11:21 AM PDT

Description

Perhaps Diachus? The previous day we saw one of these on fennel, looking bronze in the bright sunshine. This one was in the grass on an overcast day, so didn't glisten as brightly. We think they're the same species.

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Cosmopolitan ground beetle Laemostenus complanatus

Observer

echosmama

Date

July 5, 2015

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Common Earwig Forficula auricularia

Observer

echosmama

Date

July 5, 2015
Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

markham

Date

July 5, 2015 01:40 PM PDT

Description

Horticultural

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Observer

echosmama

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Midday, feeding on licorice mint, small guy 5-6mm

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Arthropods Phylum Arthropoda

Observer

cbd

Date

July 4, 2015 04:17 PM PDT

Description

What is this? This is the largest one, a few inches long. The majority were less than 0.5" long. Found along bay shoreline, congregated under rocks and logs.

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European Paper Wasp Polistes dominula

Observer

echosmama

Date

July 4, 2015
Insects

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Insects Class Insecta

Observer

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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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

Observer

echosmama

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Larva eating purple kale

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Sharpshooters Genus Draeculacephala

Observer

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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Observer

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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Aphids Family Aphididae

Observer

echosmama

Date

July 3, 2015

Description

On carrot greens, but do not look like carrot aphids

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Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

Observer

echosmama

Date

July 3, 2015

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Wood Sorrels Genus Oxalis

Observer

echosmama

Date

July 3, 2015

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

Observer

echosmama

Date

July 3, 2015

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Scaly Chaparral Trilobopsis loricata

Observer

kueda

Date

July 1, 2015 10:19 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Sunflower Family Family Asteraceae

Observer

smarr

Date

July 1, 2015 06:17 AM PDT

Description

Annual. Grows to over 6 feet. Most leaves are basal.

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Yellow Starthistle Centaurea solstitialis

Observer

smarr

Date

July 1, 2015 06:12 AM PDT

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lichen

Observer

smarr

Date

July 1, 2015 07:07 AM PDT

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

smarr

Date

July 2, 2015 06:57 PM PDT

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Observer

smarr

Date

July 1, 2015 06:15 AM PDT

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Brush Rabbit Sylvilagus bachmani

Observer

smarr

Date

July 1, 2015 06:15 AM PDT

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thistle

Observer

smarr

Date

July 1, 2015 07:28 AM PDT

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Wilson's Warbler Cardellina pusilla

Observer

smarr

Date

July 1, 2015 07:21 AM PDT

Description

Heard snd not seen

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thistle

Observer

smarr

Date

July 1, 2015 07:15 AM PDT

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Yellow-faced Bumblebee Bombus vosnesenskii

Observer

smarr

Date

July 1, 2015 06:11 AM PDT