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Walking Stick (Phasmatodea) Order Phasmida

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msimons

Date

September 5, 2014 07:08 PM EDT

Description

Found on a Mongolian Oak in the National Arboretum. Insect has an elongated, stick like brown body with four yellow legs. It's immediate reaction to a potential threat was to remain perfectly still

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msimons

Date

September 12, 2014 03:23 PM EDT

Description

Small fly with large, colorful (primarily orange with spots of green and blue) eyes and sparse hairs covering the body. Body has a reflective quality with an orange tint.

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White Oak Quercus alba

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msimons

Date

September 5, 2014 11:10 AM EDT

Description

Rounded, lobed leaves. The particular lead was taken off of a very young tree, it also shows several signs of top mines.

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Eastern Yellowjacket Vespula maculifrons

Observer

msimons

Date

September 13, 2014 06:52 PM EDT

Description

Found on the George Washington University campus using a yellow pan trap.

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kbhusarapuy01

Date

September 3, 2014 12:00 AM ADT

Description

test added on gnp

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Plant

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carrietest30

Date

September 8, 2014 08:17 AM EDT

Description

Just a test. Will delete!

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Milkweed Asclepias ovalifolia

Observer

carrietest30

Date

September 11, 2014 06:21 PM EDT

Description

This is just a test. Will delete!

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schaffermo

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Sapling white oak roughly 1 meter in height. Lobed leaves with no teeth or extended center vein.

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schaffermo

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Large (4-5cm), 5th instar, caterpillar found in two leaflet shelter on kudzu. yellow-green in color with brown head and orange eyespots.

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schaffermo

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Roughly 1 meter in height with simple waxy leaves and green pods for seeds. Seed pods have ridges, and are filled with hair-like seeds.

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Pueraria lobata Pueraria montana var. lobata

Observer

schaffermo

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Invasive, viny plant covering large area near bank of the Anacostia River. Three leaflets per leaf.

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Flies Order Diptera

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larebaltaf

Date

September 12, 2014 02:56 PM EDT

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Sweat Bees Family Halictidae

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larebaltaf

Date

September 12, 2014 02:54 PM EDT

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Yellow Jacket Genus Vespula

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larebaltaf

Date

September 12, 2014 03:05 PM EDT

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Bumble Bees Genus Bombus

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larebaltaf

Date

September 12, 2014 02:45 PM EDT

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

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larebaltaf

Date

September 12, 2014 02:27 PM EDT

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Walking Stick Family Phasmatidae

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larebaltaf

Date

September 5, 2014 03:35 PM EDT

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magnolia warbler Setophaga magnolia

Observer

muir

Date

September 10, 2014 04:15 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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House Sparrow Passer domesticus

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lhankin

Date

September 13, 2014 02:49 PM EDT

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Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

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lhankin

Date

September 13, 2014 02:50 PM EDT

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

layymkayy

Date

September 12, 2014 03:07 PM EDT

Description

This bee is commonly found on George Washington University grounds thanks to Hartmut Doebel's bee hives in Lisner Hall. They enjoy a diversity of plants and make honey for the Founding Farmer's restaurant in Georgetown.

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Damselfly

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layymkayy

Date

September 12, 2014 10:45 AM EDT

Description

This damselfly was very narrow and the size of the lavender leaf. The head is dark blue with black stripes and the tail is a bright, baby blue color.

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Eastern Carpenter Bee Xylocopa virginica

Observer

layymkayy

Date

September 12, 2014 10:57 AM EDT

Description

This is one of the most common kinds of bees found in The George Washington University grounds during this season. This particular one was found in front of Monroe Hall. It is the size of half of a human thumb and has a lot of hair.

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Chilli Peppers Capsicum annuum

Observer

layymkayy

Date

September 12, 2014 09:56 AM EDT

Description

These peppers were the milder form of chili peppers and are as thin as a pencil and shorter than your pinky! They taste like regular peppers. (Mild ones) and have around 10 seeds near the stem

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Lavender Genus Lavandula

Observer

layymkayy

Date

September 12, 2014 10:44 AM EDT

Description

You will find lavender outside of the psychology department of The George Washington University. It is a couple of feet off the ground and the flowers are a very light purple color - characteristic of the lavender plant.

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Honey-vine Climbing Milkweed Cynanchum laeve

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

September 11, 2014 06:21 PM EDT

Description

Photos of the flowers. They have a more generic Apocynaceae look to them than Asclepias spp do. Also this is a test to make sure this gets added to the Great Nature Project.

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American Red Fox Vulpes vulpes ssp. fulvus

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timbir5

Date

September 12, 2014 10:36 AM EDT

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hsynn

Date

August 29, 2014

Description

Tree has simple leaves that grow opposite and have single main vein with smaller side veins and without teeth or lobes. Leaf tapers to both ends and the veins curve to follow the margin.

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hsynn

Date

August 29, 2014

Description

Tree has dark green, shining and oval leaves that grow alternatively and have lobes. Leaves are simple and deeply lobed with more than 4 bristle pointed lobes. Lobes broaden toward. Tree is not evergreen and has no thorns. Leaves aren't tip narrow or long.

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hsynn

Date

August 29, 2014

Description

Tree has leaves with no needles and grow alternatively. Leaves are simple, have no teeth or lobes and are heart-shaped with veins branching from the base.