Saw it on lavender plants outside of the GW Psychology Dept. building.
Caught in a Yellow UV(-) pan trap left out from 10:30am to 3pm. In the Hymenoptera order.
Caught in a Blue UV pan trap left out from 10:30am to 3pm.
Caught on a cone flower outside GW Textile Museum.
Caught on a lavender bush outside GW Gelman Library.
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.
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.
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.
The crowned slug moth caterpillar was found on the leaf of a White Oak. It was found on the underside of the leaf.
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.
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.
- 6 legs
- upper body a darker color then lower
- mainly yellow/brown with black stripes on abdomen
- only thorax and legs look to have hairs
- 6 legs
-main body 3 distinct parts
-2 sets of wings
- six legs
- ~0.4 cm long
- black and yellow striped
- covered in small hairs
- 6 legs
- set of antennas
-Has a yellow and black patterned body.
-3 part body (head, thorax, abdomen
-2 black antennas
-6 yellow legs from thorax
- set of wings
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.
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.
Definitely a pedestrian hazard near the sidewalk.
Grooming itself in the sun.
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.
Relatively small in length (~2-3mm in length) Bright orange eyes and iridescence thorax.
Abdomen is yellow with five black stripes. Long, pointed stinger.
Black marking directly behind wing, with a yellow fury thorax. underside of the abdomen is black with a single yellow stripe on top.
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)
Two individuals of similar size walking down the alley.
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
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.