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mhyden

Date

October 20, 2014 04:45 PM EDT
Amphibians

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Amphibians Class Amphibia

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mhyden

Date

October 20, 2014 04:32 PM EDT

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Lotus

Observer

mhyden

Date

October 20, 2014 04:36 PM EDT

Description

Lotus pods

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Leopard Slug Limax maximus

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csavy

Date

September 25, 2014

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lm8572

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Plant leaves are smooth and soft. As if one stuffed a really thick Ziploc bag with jelly. The edges of the leaves are also jagged and sharp.

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lm8572

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Leaves undulate along the edges but do not make sharp edges. Holes were prevalent due to leaf miners.

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Walking Sticks Family Phasmatidae

Observer

lm8572

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Creature is brown and moves in a relatively slow and jerky manner. Legs fall off readily so handle with care. Beyond that, it generally resembles a stick.

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lm8572

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

In caterpillar stage this insect's brown body is covered in a white fur with two black horn like protrusions at both ends of it's body.

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paulpiccotti

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Habitat: Found on a leaf growing on one of the lower branches of a Mongolian Oak tree. The branch faced directly towards the Anacostia River, and was the lowerest branch to face this direction.

Observations: Very small, <1mm. Small black head. Black and grey body.

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paulpiccotti

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Habitat: Found on a leaf of a Mongolian Oak tree. The leaf was on one of the lowest branches, facing upstream in reference to the Anacostia River.

Observations: Small black head. Yellow-White body. About 1mm in length.

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paulpiccotti

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Habitat: On an oak leaf deep in the forest of the arboretum. I entered the forest from the small parking lot where the foot trail begins, and walked west until I came to this location.

Observations: long legs curved at the end with joints. Narrow, slim upper body. Thick lower body. Triangular head.

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paulpiccotti

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Habitat: A small clearing along the riverside in an otherwise densely forested area. Tree stands alone to the right of a dock extending out into the Anacostia river.

Observations: Leaves long and lobed. Leaf color ranges from red-brown to dark green. Leaves tough and leathery. Leaf lobes end in "teethed" points.

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paulpiccotti

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Habitat: The area was inside the National Arboretum, and densely forested. The forest was a native oak and hickory type. The tree is at the top of a small hill entering heavily forested area from the small parking lot, with the parking lot entrance to the right a and footpath to the left.

Observations: shallow lobed leaves, deep green color. Brown-grey bark. Leaves have one main vein that branches many times.

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jshare

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Black headed leaf tier, beige body, about 1 cm long

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jshare

Date

September 5, 2014 11:09 AM EDT

Description

Small yellowish leaf tier with black lines down back

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jshare

Date

September 5, 2014 02:02 PM EDT

Description

Found on leaf of White Oak tree on Mount Hamilton

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hsynn

Date

September 5, 2014

Description

Mongolian Oak tree (from South Korea) planted in 1989 nearby Anacostia River (urban DC).

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Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina ssp. carolina

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layymkayy

Date

September 27, 2014 12:27 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This baby Eastern Box turtle was found in a hole the size of two human fists under logs and grasses. There were actually two of these found, that were both the size of half a palm. These are an extremely rare/hard find!

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European starling Sturnus vulgaris

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daisyfrabell

Date

the past

Description

One starling foraging on the sidewalk.

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House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

daisyfrabell

Date

October 2, 2014

Description

Approximately 20 male and female House Sparrows foraging in Wire Grass gone to seed in the school garden beds.

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What

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

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daisyfrabell

Date

October 6, 2014

Description

Approximately ten male and female House Sparrows foraging in the garden beds, and perching in the bushes.

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carrieseltzer

Date

October 1, 2014 06:14 PM EDT

Description

Several individuals in different instars. You can see some shed exoskeletons in the second photo.

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Eastern Gray Squirrel Sciurus carolinensis

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cysiphist

Date

October 1, 2014 12:15 PM EDT

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House Sparrow Passer domesticus

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cysiphist

Date

June 10, 2012 04:15 PM EDT

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carrietest30

Date

the past

Description

Just testing. Will delete.

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Spiders Order Araneae

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carrieseltzer

Date

September 28, 2014 01:59 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This spider has an impressive web built in the corner.

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Common Eastern Bumblebee Bombus impatiens

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carrieseltzer

Date

September 27, 2014 06:01 PM EDT

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Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

September 29, 2014 05:42 PM EDT

Description

Very excited to see a Monarch! This male is missing a chunk from the right hindwing.

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What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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carrieseltzer

Date

September 28, 2014 04:33 PM EDT

Description

Found while gardening.

Insects

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Insects Class Insecta

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

September 26, 2014 06:07 PM EDT

Description

On honey vine climbing milkweed.