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What

Red Cone Gall Wasp Andricus kingi

Observer

th0th

Date

September 15, 2014

Description

Numerous galls on a young Valley Oak.

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What

Lace Lichen Ramalina menziesii

Observer

dpom

Date

September 14, 2014 02:41 PM PDT

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Observer

mrchasse

Date

May 27, 2013 02:10 PM PDT

Description

Plants lacking basal burl, approx. 2 m. in height, leaves glabrous.

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What

Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

Observer

mrchasse

Date

May 27, 2013 02:23 PM PDT

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What

Water Lilies Family Nymphaeaceae

Observer

robberfly

Date

September 14, 2014 02:40 PM PDT

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What

California Fuschia Epilobium canum ssp. angustifolium

Observer

robberfly

Date

September 14, 2014 02:18 PM PDT

Description

Few flowering plants along the River this day. The red stuck out like blood on a rock..

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What

Foothill Yellow-legged Frog Rana boylii

Observer

robberfly

Date

September 14, 2014 01:02 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

th0th

Date

September 14, 2014

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What

Pacific Gopher Snake Pituophis catenifer ssp. catenifer

Observer

th0th

Date

September 13, 2014 08:36 AM PDT

Description

Little fellow, (about 7 inches), tagged by a car.

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What

black-tailed deer Odocoileus hemionus ssp. columbianus

Observer

bufoniddance

Date

September 13, 2014 04:33 PM PDT

Description

Fresh mountain lion kill from last night. North road looks like a crime scene!

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Observer

th0th

Date

March 7, 2014

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What

Dancers Genus Argia

Observer

th0th

Date

September 7, 2014

Description

A. agrioides or A. nahuana

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What

Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria

Observer

th0th

Date

September 7, 2014

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Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens

Observer

th0th

Date

September 6, 2014

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Observer

th0th

Date

June 8, 2013

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What

Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus

Observer

th0th

Date

September 2, 2014

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Observer

kueda

Date

August 30, 2014 10:52 PM PDT

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Observer

kueda

Date

August 30, 2014 10:51 PM PDT

Description

Hindwing matches Petrophila confusalis, forewing doesn't seem to though.

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Observer

kueda

Date

August 30, 2014 10:41 PM PDT

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What

Ten-lined June Beetle Polyphylla decemlineata

Observer

kueda

Date

August 30, 2014 10:12 PM PDT

Description

Male and female. Despite our attempts to foster romance, it was not meant to be. Adding Barry White to list of UV lighting equipment.

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Observer

kueda

Date

August 30, 2014 10:04 PM PDT

Description

Larvae feed on oak buds, MPG suggests it's nearly a CA endemic: http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=3801&state=CA

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kueda

Date

August 30, 2014 09:57 PM PDT

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kueda

Date

August 30, 2014 10:02 PM PDT

Description

BugGuide claims it looks similar to M. rhombifolium, but that species seems to lack the dark patch on the back.

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What

Confusing Petrophila Moth Petrophila confusalis

Observer

kueda

Date

August 30, 2014 09:55 PM PDT

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Observer

kueda

Date

August 30, 2014 09:48 PM PDT

Description

This looks a lot like Baphala pallida to me. Pretty sure it should be something at http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/fast.php?plate=13.1&sort=h&state=CA

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What

Tortrix Moths Family Tortricidae

Observer

kueda

Date

August 30, 2014 09:41 PM PDT

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Observer

kueda

Date

August 30, 2014 09:39 PM PDT

Description

Many of these large (10 mm) leafhoppers, which I was initially thinking were buprestid beetles. *facepalm*. Found this nice visual key to the group, but not seeing this one.

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Observer

kueda

Date

August 30, 2014 09:35 PM PDT

Description

These big geos are kind of tricky. See notes at http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/427178.

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kueda

Date

August 30, 2014 09:37 PM PDT

Description

Interesting little bug. Triatoma is kind of close.

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Observer

kueda

Date

August 30, 2014 09:22 PM PDT