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Copper Underwing Amphipyra pyramidoides

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richardwasson

Date

May 9, 2008

Description

30mm long.

Feeding on a plant that looked somewhat like poison oak.

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Tooth

Observer

richardwasson

Date

April 25, 2014

Description

Found this tooth at Josephine's Rock. It looks like a small sharks tooth. Have no idea of what animal it came from.

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richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2007

Description

Found at Indian Flat, about 25mm long beetle

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richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2007

Description

3.5 cm long. Indian flat before creek access No. 1

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richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2007

Description

In wooded area, not sure of exact area.

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richardwasson

Date

July 3, 2007

Description

Near creek not sure which creek access no.

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richardwasson

Date

September 20, 2007

Description

Size: 10 mm

Found on Blue Oak at Bouverie Preserve, CA. This tree had many different type of galls on it.

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Variable Checkerspot Euphydryas chalcedona

Observer

richardwasson

Date

March 20, 2008

Description

Size: 10mm +/-

Found this and many others of the same sp. on Indian Warrior.

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richardwasson

Date

May 9, 2009

Description

Size: 1.5cm

Found this beetle on a Madrone Tree.

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richardwasson

Date

November 11, 2009

Description

Found 3 of these beetles under bark on dead tree.

23mm long

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richardwasson

Date

February 21, 2009

Description

Found this beetle in an old bald face hornets nest which had fallen to the ground. Loc. near creek access No.4

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Western Skink Plestiodon skiltonianus

Observer

richardwasson

Date

September 10, 2007

Description

Young blue tailed skink.

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Coyote Brush Baccharis pilularis

Observer

mikewitkowski

Date

November 25, 2014 11:23 AM PST

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Alnus alba

Observer

jeannewirka

Date

November 25, 2014 08:56 AM PST

Description

female flowers look like cones

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jeannewirka

Date

November 25, 2014 09:20 AM PST

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jeannewirka

Date

November 25, 2014 08:03 AM PST

Description

Larger one about 2" across. shaggy cap, small anulus, chocolate brown gills.

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Coyotebrush Baccharis pilularis

Observer

jeannewirka

Date

November 25, 2014 08:12 AM PST

Description

female plant in fruit

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Red-bellied Newt Taricha rivularis

Observer

richardwasson

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

Found this newt ball below creek access No. 1

found

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

richardwasson

Date

May 17, 2014

Description

Found this nest only because the mother took off about 5 feet from me, and scared the you know what out of me.

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richardwasson

Date

March 8, 2008

Description

Found this cricket somewhere along the canyon trail.

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Ceanothus Silk Moth Hyalophora euryalus

Observer

richardwasson

Date

April 20, 2013

Description

Had a female moth that I put out to call the males in. This was the only male to show up that day.

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Western Boxelder Bug Boisea rubrolineata

Observer

richardwasson

Date

May 1, 2014

Description

Found egg on willow plant I had paced below creek access no. 1. Took the eggs home to see what would emerge. The pictures show eggs, them small bug when it first emerged and 6 weeks later it still had only reach about 1/2 of the adult size.

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richardwasson

Date

December 31, 2007

Description

Found these marks knob cone pine tree about head high. The tree was on the last turn before getting to the top of Gilman knoll.

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Striped Skunk Mephitis mephitis

Observer

richardwasson

Date

May 29, 2014

Description

This skunk seen below creek access No. 1. It got within 15 feet of me before I made noise to let it know I was there.

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Arboreal Salamander Aneides lugubris

Observer

mikewitkowski

Date

November 24, 2014 02:15 PM PST

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Observer

richardwasson

Date

July 11, 2014

Description

Found these caterpillars feeding on willow just above creek access no. 3. There were about 40 to 60 of them feeding on a willow plant. They are about 1-1/4" long. They take a stand with about 1/3 of their body sticking up / down when disturbed. Took some home to raise but the pupae have not emerged yet.

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richardwasson

Date

June 6, 2014

Description

I found these caterpillar feeding of willow below creek access no.1. Took a few home and raised them to moths. Still not sure of their ID. The moth is about 1" wing tip to wing tip. Picture attached

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richardwasson

Date

July 7, 2014

Description

These eggs (?) were found under a willow leaf below creek access NO. 1.

Fungi

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Fungi(oyster Mushroom?) Kingdom Fungi

Observer

mikewitkowski

Date

November 24, 2014 11:26 AM PST

Description

Large white fungi growing on broken limb of a tree near Calabazas Creek.

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Lion's Main Mushroom Hericium erinaceus

Observer

richardwasson

Date

January 19, 2008

Description

Found this Lions main on a tree on the apple orchard trail.