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What

American Bumble Bee Bombus pensylvanicus

Observer

rprather

Date

September 12, 2014

Place

GWU (Google, OSM)

Description

Saw it on lavender plants outside of the GW Psychology Dept. building.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

rprather

Date

September 12, 2014

Place

GWU (Google, OSM)

Description

Caught in a Yellow UV(-) pan trap left out from 10:30am to 3pm. In the Hymenoptera order.

Photos / Sounds

What

True Weevils Family Curculionidae

Observer

rprather

Date

September 12, 2014

Place

GWU (Google, OSM)

Description

Caught in a Blue UV pan trap left out from 10:30am to 3pm.

Photos / Sounds

What

Grass Skippers Subfamily Hesperiinae

Observer

rprather

Date

September 12, 2014

Place

GWU (Google, OSM)

Description

Caught on a cone flower outside GW Textile Museum.

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Observer

rprather

Date

September 12, 2014

Place

GWU (Google, OSM)

Description

Caught on a lavender bush outside GW Gelman Library.

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What

White-tailed Deer Odocoileus virginianus

Observer

rprather

Date

September 11, 2014

Description

A group of 4 deer were grazing on the grass along the edge of the back forest between the soccer field and the woods. They seemed unstartled even as our class walked in the area.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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

Fly Order Diptera

Observer

jywaroich

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

- 6 legs
- upper body a darker color then lower
- antenna
- wings

Tags

fly

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What

Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

jywaroich

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

- mainly yellow/brown with black stripes on abdomen
- only thorax and legs look to have hairs
- wings
- 6 legs

Tags

bee

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What

Sweat Bees Family Halictidae

Observer

jywaroich

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

-main body 3 distinct parts
-2 sets of wings
- antenna
- black
- six legs
- ~0.4 cm long

Tags

bee

Photos / Sounds

What

Bumble Bees Genus Bombus

Observer

jywaroich

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

- black and yellow striped
- covered in small hairs
- 6 legs
- wings
- set of antennas

Tags

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What

Eastern Yellowjacket Vespula maculifrons

Observer

jywaroich

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

-Has a yellow and black patterned body.
-3 part body (head, thorax, abdomen
-2 black antennas
-6 yellow legs from thorax
- set of wings

Tags

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

Honeybee Apis mellifera

Observer

msimons

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

Striped yellow and dark brown body, pattern extends to the bottom and end of the abdomen. Golden storage pouches can be seen on both hind legs (see picture), both are large in size. Hair appears to thinly cover its body, with the thickest area being by and on the head.

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What

Eastern Boxelder Bug Boisea trivittata

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

September 17, 2014 08:18 AM EDT

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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.

Photos / Sounds

What

Bumble Bees Genus Bombus

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

September 16, 2014 08:17 AM EDT

Description

Grooming itself in the sun.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

msimons

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

Approximately 20 mm in length with three distinct regions of the body. Coloration is yellow and black in an alternating pattern with a large black spot just between the wings and a black abdomen. Hairs cover most of the body.

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No photos or sounds

What

Soldier Flies Family Stratiomyidae

Observer

schaffermo

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

Relatively small in length (~2-3mm in length) Bright orange eyes and iridescence thorax.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Yellowjacket Vespula maculifrons

Observer

schaffermo

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

Abdomen is yellow with five black stripes. Long, pointed stinger.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

American Bumble Bee Bombus pensylvanicus

Observer

schaffermo

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

Black marking directly behind wing, with a yellow fury thorax. underside of the abdomen is black with a single yellow stripe on top.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

schaffermo

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

Reddish brown in color with black and yellow bands on the abdomen. On the final set of legs there are prominent pollen baskets. Hair with split ends, as characteristics of Apidae. (From http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/accounts/Apis_mellifera)

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

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.

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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.