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What

Dog-Day Cicadas Genus Tibicen

Observer

rprather

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

The cicada was lying dead along the road down to the Anacostia River. It was facing with its feet up in the air and did not appear damaged in any way, other than being dead.

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What

Kudzu Pueraria montana

Observer

rprather

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Growing along the banks of the trail that led in the National Arboretum from the main area to the trees along the Anacostia River. It was covering a large portion of the ground vegetation and going so far as to begin encroaching on the trail.

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What

Crowned Slug Moth Isa textula

Observer

rprather

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

The crowned slug moth caterpillar was found on the leaf of a White Oak. It was found on the underside of the leaf.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

rprather

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

There were many milkweed plants along the path leading near the Colosseum-esque structure. The plants appeared healthy and had pods present but the seeds had not yet dropped yet.

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Observer

rprather

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

There was an area of woods in the National Arboretum that had a mix of tree species. One of the trees quite present was Quercus alba.

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What

White Oak Quercus alba

Observer

jywaroich

Date

September 5, 2014 03:31 PM EDT

Description

The leaves are
-smooth
- slightly shine
- one main vain
- many rounded lobes
- leaves grow alternately

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What

Assassin Bug Family Reduviidae

Observer

jywaroich

Date

September 5, 2014 03:31 PM EDT

Description

-Juvenile
- red body
- black legs
- 6 legs
- antenna

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Observer

jywaroich

Date

September 5, 2014 03:31 PM EDT

Description

Mongolian oak
- one main vain
- currently is green but color will change
- wavy edges
- smooth
-tapers towards stem

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Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jywaroich

Date

September 5, 2014 03:31 PM EDT

Description

- Caterpillar
- ~0.6 cm
- black head
- black and white striped body

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

jywaroich

Date

September 5, 2014 03:31 PM EDT

Description

- caterpillar
- black head white body
- ~ 0.8 cm

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What

Milkweed bug Oncopeltus fasciatus

Observer

muir

Date

September 18, 2014 02:33 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

eastern carpenter bee Xylocopa virginica

Observer

muir

Date

September 18, 2014 02:33 PM EDT

Description

On goldenrod.

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What

Goldenrod Soldier Beetle Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

Observer

muir

Date

September 18, 2014 02:33 PM EDT

Description

On goldenrod.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

msimons

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Medium sized tree growing near river banks. Leaves are simple and lobed, dark green on top and slightly paler green on bottom. Branches sprouted from near the base of the trunk.

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What

Eastern Boxelder Bug Boisea trivittata

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

September 17, 2014 08:18 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Poison Ivy Toxicodendron radicans

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

September 16, 2014 05:53 PM EDT

Description

Definitely a pedestrian hazard near the sidewalk.

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What

Bumble Bees Genus Bombus

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

September 16, 2014 08:17 AM EDT

Description

Grooming itself in the sun.

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What

Locust Borer Megacyllene robiniae

Observer

muir

Date

September 18, 2014 02:33 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Lacebug

Observer

msimons

Date

September 5, 2014 02:14 PM EDT

Description

Very small insect found on the leaf of a Mongolian Oak. Only a few mm in length, wings appear to almost completely cover it's back. Wings are rectangular and translucent with brown patterns and body is light brown in color. Picture taken from: http://plant-pest-advisory.rutgers.edu/oak-lace-bug-symptoms-have-bark-but-they-have-little-bite/

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

eastern raccoon Procyon lotor ssp. lotor

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

September 17, 2014 08:25 PM EDT

Description

Two individuals of similar size walking down the alley.

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What

pale beauty Campaea perlata

Observer

treichard

Date

September 15, 2014 11:55 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

treichard

Date

September 15, 2014 11:55 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

treichard

Date

September 15, 2014 11:52 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

treichard

Date

September 15, 2014 11:45 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

treichard

Date

September 15, 2014 10:00 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Walking Stick (Phasmatodea) Order Phasmida

Observer

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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Observer

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.

Photos / Sounds

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What

White Oak Quercus alba

Observer

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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Observer

kbhusarapuy01

Date

September 3, 2014 12:00 AM ADT

Description

test added on gnp

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Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

schaffermo

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

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