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kevinhintsa

Date

April 4, 2009 04:16 PM PDT

Description

From past files . Growing on serpentine soil . Note the purple-dotted stem separates this from Layia platyglossa .

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lace lip fern Cheilanthes gracillima

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kevinhintsa

Date

February 12, 2011 03:15 PM PST

Description

From past files . On a chert outcrop .

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Van Houtte's columbine Aquilegia eximia

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kevinhintsa

Date

June 3, 2009 03:34 PM PDT

Description

From past files . Plant very sticky to the touch ( in fact it stuck to itself while I took this photo ) .

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Dicots Class Magnoliopsida

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

October 11, 2014 01:21 PM PDT

Description

Looks like something in Rhamnaceae perhaps . Does not appear to be something ordinary or native .

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

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eddiebug

Date

October 5, 2014 06:11 PM PDT

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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eddiebug

Date

October 5, 2014 07:51 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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eddiebug

Date

October 5, 2014 06:51 PM PDT

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eddiebug

Date

October 5, 2014 06:38 PM PDT

Description

nest

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eddiebug

Date

October 5, 2014 07:42 PM PDT

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Tarantulas Genus Aphonopelma

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eddiebug

Date

October 5, 2014 06:33 PM PDT

Description

burrow

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Tarantulas Genus Aphonopelma

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eddiebug

Date

October 5, 2014 06:30 PM PDT

Description

burrow

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Tarantulas Genus Aphonopelma

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eddiebug

Date

October 5, 2014 06:26 PM PDT

Description

burrow

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Tarantulas Genus Aphonopelma

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eddiebug

Date

October 5, 2014 06:09 PM PDT

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Tarantulas Genus Aphonopelma

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eddiebug

Date

October 5, 2014 06:06 PM PDT

Description

burrow

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Tarantulas Genus Aphonopelma

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eddiebug

Date

October 5, 2014 06:20 PM PDT

Description

burrow

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Tarantula

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mulan

Date

October 4, 2014 06:19 PM PDT

Description

Saw a total of three tarantulas on the hike today.

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Northern Pacific Rattlesnake Crotalus oreganus ssp. oreganus

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mulan

Date

October 4, 2014 06:32 PM PDT

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Golden Eardrops Ehrendorferia chrysantha

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hfabian

Date

September 29, 2014

Description

In burn area.

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California Mantis Stagmomantis californica

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kevinhintsa

Date

July 13, 2013 06:55 PM PDT

Description

Found late in the day at the Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center .

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Stem Sawflies Family Cephidae

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kevinhintsa

Date

April 23, 2009 03:16 PM PDT

Description

Found along Mitchell Canyon fire road on Ranunculus canus .

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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kevinhintsa

Date

September 25, 2014 04:29 PM PDT

Description

A common turtle at the large pond . This turtle is non-native .

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false map turtle Graptemys pseudogeographica

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hfabian

Date

September 20, 2014

Description

This is one of many weed turtle species found at Heather Park Farms in Walnut Creek, California. This species was often included with sliders when the baby turtle pet trade was at its peak. Normal range is the upper Mississippi drainage.

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Termites Epifamily Termitoidae

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kevinhintsa

Date

September 25, 2014 11:35 AM PDT

Description

Small swarm with this one stuck to a wet car hood . Another swarm seen in Walnut Creek -Concord area .This creature is very tiny .

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Tree of Heaven Ailanthus altissima

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kevinhintsa

Date

September 20, 2014 12:39 PM PDT

Description

Along Stage Road by Pine Pond .

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Pacific Mistletoe Phoradendron serotinum ssp. tomentosum

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kevinhintsa

Date

September 20, 2014 01:38 PM PDT

Description

A massive single clump on an oak .

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Bigleaf Maple Acer macrophyllum

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kevinhintsa

Date

September 20, 2014 01:53 PM PDT

Description

Growing in a gully .

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Damselflies Suborder Zygoptera

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kevinhintsa

Date

September 20, 2014 02:43 PM PDT

Description

Resting on a log at a seep near Buckeye Trail .

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Western Dwarf Mistletoe Arceuthobium campylopodum

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kevinhintsa

Date

September 20, 2014 10:44 AM PDT

Description

Growing on Pinus sabiniana at Oak Knoll Picnic Area .

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Rosilla Helenium puberulum

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kevinhintsa

Date

September 20, 2014 12:56 PM PDT

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California Buckeye Aesculus californica

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

September 20, 2014 02:12 PM PDT

Description

In fruit at Buckeye Trail .