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What

Winged and Once-winged Insects Subclass Pterygota

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 28, 2015 12:45 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A very small bee sharing Ashy Sunflower with a Goldenrod Soldier Beetle.

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What

Ashy Sunflower Helianthus mollis

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 28, 2015 12:38 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In our prairie strip

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What

Gray Tree Frog Hyla versicolor

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 18, 2015 06:06 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A Gray Treefrog was stalked by a Praying Mantis, both on milkweed.

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What

Spotted Cucumber Beetle Diabrotica undecimpunctata

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 15, 2015 08:41 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Hanging out on a common milkweed pod.

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What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 13, 2015 07:42 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Our resident grew 1/2" in 24 hrs!

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What

Monarch Danaus plexippus

Observer

justcennet

Date

August 13, 2015 12:44 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

On swamp milkweed

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What

hollow Joe-Pye weed Eutrochium fistulosum

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 29, 2015 03:02 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A stand of Joe Pye in a wooded edge near a road, covered with Tiger Swallowtail and Silver Spotted Skipper butterflies.

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What

Bumble Bees Genus Bombus

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 29, 2015 02:34 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Feeding on coneflower. Not much bigger than a honey bee.

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European Mantis Mantis religiosa

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 22, 2015 09:49 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

On purple coneflower.

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What

American Toad Anaxyrus americanus

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 14, 2015 10:45 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Got stuck on wet, slippery 6 inch plate during drizzle. Tiny.

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What

Compass Plant Silphium laciniatum

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 14, 2015 10:40 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Blooming in planted prairie strip

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rattlesnake master Eryngium yuccifolium

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 14, 2015 10:34 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In a planted prairie strip

Photos / Sounds

Observer

naturalist362

Date

July 11, 2015 10:56 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Forewings colored slate grey with small brown shape at inner margin. Wings fully displayed show hindwings colored orange and black alternately.

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What

Viceroy Limenitis archippus

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 8, 2015 02:30 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Drinking from puddles. Helio-tropism displays.

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Northern Short-tailed Shrew Blarina brevicauda

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 6, 2015 06:16 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Cat predation left his remains on our lawn. Illustration of why cats should be indoors only.

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What

Butterfly Milkweed Asclepias tuberosa ssp. tuberosa

Observer

justcennet

Date

July 6, 2015 10:26 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Blooming in our sunny planted bed.

Photos / Sounds

What

American Toad Anaxyrus americanus

Observer

naturalist362

Date

July 5, 2015 08:00 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Toad; about 3 cm in length, found under logs.

Plants

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What

Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

naturalist362

Date

July 1, 2015 02:41 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Bush; green leaves about 5 - 6 cm in length. Flowers attract many bees and butterflies. Produces no berries.

Photos / Sounds

What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

naturalist362

Date

July 1, 2015 01:30 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Moth; 2.2 cm long with a wingspan of 3 - 3 1/2 cm. Attracted to light.

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What

Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 29, 2015 10:15 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Seedlings (planted). The leaves look like a miniature of the adult leaf.

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Observer

justcennet

Date

June 29, 2015 09:57 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found during weed trimming. Did not observe the food plant. Anyone know the ID?

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What

Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 24, 2015 08:45 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A dark honeybee, several feeding on milkweed... see comment about color on my other observation of this species today.

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What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 20, 2015 04:43 PM EDT

Description

Hurricane Bill is bringing lots of water to Ohio. Bedraggled Vulture not finding much sun to dry wings!

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What

Northern Two-lined Salamander Eurycea bislineata

Observer

shaunmichael

Date

January 4, 2008 08:02 PM CST

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What

American Toad Anaxyrus americanus

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 11, 2015 09:54 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This little American Toad is different. He has retained part of his tail, perhaps. His spine sticks further than normal - out beyond his "back end", making it come to a "point". Seems to be thriving...

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 6, 2015 03:04 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

2015 in the Great Blue Heron rookery: 67 active nests! (Photo from google earth.) Concerned about development.

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What

Cottontail Rabbits Genus Sylvilagus

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 5, 2015 08:26 AM EDT

Description

Eastern Cottontail, grazing but alert to my presence...

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What

English Plantain Plantago lanceolata

Observer

justcennet

Date

May 29, 2015 10:54 AM EDT

Description

Common in lawns and oldfields throughout the area. Preferred food for Buckeye butterfly larvae.

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Ragwort Jacobaea vulgaris

Observer

justcennet

Date

May 28, 2015 08:26 AM EDT

Description

Ragwort is filling many farm fields in the area, crowding out other plants and taking over. This specimen found in an area where Daisy Fleabane (native) formerly populated area.

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Daisy Fleabane Erigeron strigosus

Observer

justcennet

Date

May 29, 2015 10:44 AM EDT

Description

Daisy Fleabane was used in straw beds in pioneer days, to repel pests, hence the name. Here, Tansy Ragwort (the yellow flower in the photo), a very agressive invasive, is crowding it out.